EBT cardholders get access to arts

HYANNIS — Arts and cultural organizations on the Cape and islands are embracing a new program offering state electronic benefit transfer — or EBT — cardholders free or reduced admission to events and museums.

The EBT Card to Culture program was launched in August by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The goal of the initiative is to make arts and cultural experiences affordable and accessible for low-income families.

There are nearly 443,000 households in the state receiving benefits with EBT cards, according to Tom Mills, director of external affairs for the

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