Northampton Arts Council

The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.


The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as Transperformance and Four Sundays in February, and advocating on behalf of the arts community.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

A.P.E. Exhibition: ‘House of Life’

A.P.E. Exhibition: June 8 – July 3, 2016

‘House of Life’

Paintings by Anna Dibble

Opening Reception: Friday, June 10: 5-8 pm

Americana on Parade: The Art of Robert McCloskey

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art Presents

Americana on Parade: The Art of Robert McCloskey

June 19 - October 23, 2016

Calling all artists!

Sponsor Name: YWCA Boston

Name of show: YW Boston Mural Contest

Submission Due Date: Submissions accepted now through May 29, 2016

Submission Fees: No entry fee

City, State: Boston, MA


Contact name: Kristin McRory

Contact email:

Contact phone: no calls please

Cinema Northampton 2016 Summer Outdoor Movie Schedule

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure: Weds May 25, 2016 @8:00 PM @Smith College, Chapin Lawn
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Indian Jones and the Temple of Doom: Weds June 29, 2016 @8:00 PM @Forbes Library Lawn
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A League of Their Own: Weds July 27, 2016 @8:00 PM @Maines Field Florence, MA
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Weds August 31, 2016 @7:00PM @Forbes Library Lawn
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Supporting Materials - Fafnir Adamites

Supporting Materials
Fafnir Adamites

Rozz Tox Art
221 Pine Street Room 141, Florence MA 01062

May 4 – 29, 2016
Opening reception Wednesday May 4th 5-8pm

Curated by Greta Svalberg

Sculptural objects. Elevated materials holding meaning and making meaning.

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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Northampton Jazz Workshop features baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM at the The City Sports Grille at Spare Time Northampton, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton

How To Be A Production Assistant WORKSHOP

Announcing a New 1-Day Workshop

"How To Be A Production Assistant"

Saturday, May 7th

1:00 - 4:00pm

Shakespeare & Company/Elaine Bernstein Theatre

70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Cost: $75.

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