Malden Creates offers event planning for occasions that relate to Malden, happen in Malden, or feature individuals connected to Malden. The focus of this service is to incorporate the arts and to be as resourceful, creative, kind, and thoughtful as possible to ensure the best possible outcome.

Who could benefit from Creative event invention Services:

  • Cultural organizations
  • Businesses wishing to incorporate arts, music, performances, or cultural flavoring into a meeting or gathering
  • Artists with an idea
  • Musicians who wish to perform but don’t want to pull it all together
  • Anyone interested in exploring an idea for an event they think could be meaningful
  • City
  • Outside entities who wish to have a presence in Malden

Malden Creates can help with:

  • Visioning
  • Funding sources
  • Preliminary project plan and strategy
  • Gathering the team of relevant players
  • Venue coordination
  • Ticketing
  • Marketing: website, social media campaign, newsletters
  • Event setup/design and aesthetics
  • Sponsorship
  • Programming/program

Types of opportunities of interest:

  • Arts, music, cultural engagement events
  • Events that incorporate the above as a portion of the offering (educational or even business)
  • Concerts
  • Exhibits
  • Lecture series (with an arts component)
  • Festivals
  • Creative Exchange

Types of opportunities not in our portfolio of expertise:

  • weddings
  • sporting events
  • conferences
  • social parties (with some exceptions)

Past Events:

Pictures at an Exhibition: A Tribute to Friendships (an exhibit and concert)

Malden Pops Up: A Local Artist Marketplace (a popup arts gallery)

Stämbandet:  Window to a Nordic Yule (cultural concert featuring Nordic winter festival and music)


Payment for event planning services can be considered in a number of creative ways: flat fee in a proposal of offering; grant line item; portion of proceeds and partial fees for service