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.

Welcome

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.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Really Big Gong Show - Four Sundays in February Event #4

Really Big Gong Show

Sponsored by Fitzwillys 

Four Sundays in February Event #4
When: Sunday February 22  – 2:00PM, Doors Open at 1:30PM

Where: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060

Miwa Matreyek: This World Made Itself - Four Sundays in February Event #3

Miwa Matreyek: This World Made Itself

Co-Sponsored by The Daily Hampshire Gazette & Greenfield Savings Bank

Four Sundays in February Event #3
When: Sunday, February 15  – 2:00PM, Doors Open at 1:30PM

Where: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Back by Popular Demand! Poets’ Theatre Group Reframes Hollywood in FAST FIVE

Back by Popular Demand! Poets’ Theatre Group Reframes Hollywood in FAST FIVE

How does one 'stage' a car race? Or stage a sprint from rooftop to rooftop in Rio? Ask Patrick Gaughan, writer and direct of FAST FIVE, the latest production of the Connecticut River Valley Poets’ Theatre (CRVP), triumphantly returning to the Arts Trust Building, 33 Hawley Street in Northampton on Friday and Saturday, January 23-24, 8 pm. 

Lisa Leizman Dance Company Warms Up Winter

Lisa Leizman Dance Company Warms Up Winter


Northampton, MA—The Northampton Center for the Arts presents the Lisa Leizman Dance Company as they celebrate the beginning of their 24th season on Saturday, January 31 at 7:30 pm. The performance, “an evening of warmth of light,” takes place on the main level of the Arts Trust Building at 33 Hawley Street in Northampton.

Friday, January 9, 2015

KidsBest-YouthFilm 2015


Co-produced with the Academy of Music Theatre

When: Monday February 16 - Friday, February 20, 2015
Where: Academy of Music Theatre-274 Main Street Northampton, MA

FREE ADMISSION - DONATIONS WELCOMED

Music in Motion - Four Sundays in February Event #2

Music in Motion

Event Sponsored by Smith College & Webs

Four Sundays in February Event #2
When: Sunday, February 8  – 2:00PM, Doors Open at 1:30PM

Where: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060


Monday, December 8, 2014

Second Annual Open House and Art Market at 33 Hawley Street

Public Invited to Second Annual Open House and Art Market at 33 Hawley Street



Northampton, MA—After a rousing success last year, Arts Night Out and the Northampton Community Arts Trust host another festive Open House and Art Market on Friday evening, December 12, 5-8 pm at 33 Hawley Street. The market continues on Saturday, December 13, 10 am-3 pm.


The public is invited to browse and buy work displayed by participating artists while viewing the building, currently in transition from fitness center to affordable creative space for the community. The latest architectural renderings of the project are also on display.

All sales are cash and carry, with 10 percent of the proceeds donated to the Northampton Community Arts Trust. The informal Friday evening event features light refreshments, a wine bar, and music by Mando Paradiso. Archguitar Peter Blanchette joins on both Friday and Saturday.

Photo credit: Stephen Petegorsky