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.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Northampton Arts Council Announces Funding Opportunities for your Local Art Project


ARTISTS: The Northampton Arts Council Announces Funding Opportunities for your Local Art Project

The Northampton Arts Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is seeking proposals for its annual spring round of artist grants.  The grants are funded by the Northampton Arts Council Inc.’s Four Sundays in February and Transperformance proceeds.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Skyscraper by David Auburn


WhatSkyscraper by David Auburn, directed by Chris Rohmann

Where: Northampton Community Arts Trust building, 33 Hawley Street, (ample free parking)

Who: Co-presented by the Northampton Center for the Arts and The Skyscraper Project
Tickets: www.nohoarts.org

Monday, April 21, 2014

Suzzy Roche Leads The Group Sing in a Free Sing-Along


57-year-old singer/actress/novelist
SUZZY ROCHE LEADS THE GROUP SING IN A FREE SING-ALONG 
NORTHAMPTON SENIOR CENTER,WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 7:00-9:00PM

Friday, April 18, 2014

Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra Celebrates New Work in Spring Concert at Sweeney Hall


Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra Celebrates New Work in Spring Concert at Sweeney Hall

Northampton, MA—The Center for the Arts is pleased to present composer, performer and guitar innovator Peter Blanchette directing his critically acclaimed Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra (HVGO) at Sweeney Hall, Smith College Northampton on Friday, May 9 at 7:30 pm. HVGO’s annual spring concert features an expectedly unexpected program of music from minimalist composers Philip Glass and Arvo Pärt, 18th century Scottish dance music of Nathanial Gow, music of critically-acclaimed midwest rockers Wilco, and instrumental music of the post-punk rockers The Smiths.

Higher States New Work By: Michael Crigler


GALLERY OPENING // STICKS & BRICKS PRESENTS:

HIGHER STATES NEW WORK BY: MICHAEL CRIGLER
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, MAY 9th 2014 / 5 - 8pm
WHERE: STICKS & BRICKS -9 MARKET STREET, NORTHAMPTON, MA SHOW RUNS: MAY 7th - MAY 28th, 2014

YOUNG@HEART 2nd Annual Intergenerational MASH-UP




Friday April 25 @ 7PM
Y@H Intergenerational Mash-Up Concert
John M Greene Hall
70 Elm St, Northampton

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lisa Leizman Dance Co. Welcomes Spring with Birds, Blues, Bamboo and Bags


Northampton, MA—There will be birds… there will be blues… there will be bamboo and bags… and, best of all, there will be spring!

TheNorthampton Center for the Arts presents the Lisa Leizman Dance Company’s celebratory spring concert on Saturday, May 10 at 7:30 pm. The performance takes place on the lower level of the new Northampton Community Arts Trust Building at 33 Hawley Street.

Friday, April 4, 2014

WorkBench Dance: A Monthly Showing of Choreographies in Progress


                                                                                                           Contact:        Katie Aylward  (413) 579-2720
                                                                                                                                                Olana Flynn   (917) 370-4504
workbenchdance.wordpress.com    
workbenchdance@gmail.com
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Workbench Dance presents works in progress by local choreographers.
Saturday April 19th, 2014 8PM
Wild Life Sanctuary Studio
Arts and Industry Building
221 Pine St. #349
Florence, MA
 Suggested donation $5-$15.
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Workbench is a choreographic works-in-progress series in Northampton, Massachusetts. Each month the work of 3-5 emerging to professional choreographers will be showcased. The performances will be followed by a Q&A lead by local artists, and scholars. Our April 19th showcase will feature work by Emelia Brumbaugh and Madison Palffy, Katie Aylward, Julia Gladstone, Yaël Krinsky, and Christopher-Rasheem Mcmillan/Strategic Rebellions. Performances will be followed by an open discussion led by Sara Smith.
For more information and to submit work for upcoming Workbench events please visit workbenchdance.wordpress.com.
Workbench is supported in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council, a local agency that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


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