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.

Friday, July 31, 2015

the 2015 tiny tour

the tinydance project presents: 
this road that i call home
the 2015 tiny tour

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest vocalist Nicole Pasternak

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest vocalist Nicole Pasternak and tenor saxophonist Ralph Lalama Tuesday, August 4th, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel.

September, 2015 Installation

September, 2015 Installation

September 8-27, 2015

Artist Reception: Friday, Sept.11:  5-8 pm

Image and Ritual: Selected Work by Anna Bayles Arthur

Image and Ritual:  Selected Work by Anna Bayles Arthur, 2005 - 2015

Exhibition Dates: August 11 thru 23.

Artist reception, Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, 5 - 8 p.m.  (Arts Night Out)

Four Poets & A Photographer

FOUR POETS & A PHOTOGRAPHER

Friday, August 7th at 7:30

Join us for a mid-summer delight: Four valley poets reading their work while surrounded by superb photographs.

Outside-in: Windows, Walls, & Doors

OUTSIDE-IN: WINDOWS, WALLS, & DOORS

Color Photographs by Kate Way

July 29th – August 9th

Opening Reception: Friday, July 31st 5:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop features saxophonist Wayne Escoffery

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest saxophonist Wayne Escoffery Tuesday July 28th, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel, 1 Atwood Dr (Rt. 5 at Exit 18 off I 91), Northampton, MA.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Retro-Raffle at RETROFAIRE: Win a Fender Vaporizer Guitar Amp!

What is it -- Raffle for a Fender Vaporizer Guitar Amp ($400 Value, donated by Downtown Sounds)
When is the Raffle Drawing -- Saturday September 12, 2015 at 4:30 PM
Where is the Raffle Drawing -- Northampton Jazz Festival on the Main Stage
How much does a Raffle Ticket cost -- $10
What are my chances -- We only printed 200 tickets
Where can I get a Raffle Ticket -- Downtown Sounds, 21 Pleasant Street, Northampton or email arts@northamptonma.gov or from one of our board members at Transperformance or at RETROFAIRE.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Cinema Northampton: The Goonies


The Goonies (1985)
Wednesday July 29, 2015
8:30 PM
Maines Field, Florence, MA google map
FREE for the communitty

Circus Stories/Folk Arts and Artifacts from America's Prison Culture

Circus Stories
A.P.E. Gallery
Exhibition by Gene Cauthen from the years 1995-2014. Linear bronze works cast by the artist himself, drawings, and a number of pieces he calls niches

July 3rd - 26th
Reception: Friday, July 10th, 5-8pm

 

Northampton Jazz Workshop guest trumpeter Barry Ries

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest trumpeter Barry Ries Tuesday July 14th, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel, 1 Atwood Dr (Rt. 5 at Exit 18 off I 91), Northampton, MA.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest saxophonist Chris Cheek

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest saxophonist Chris Cheek Tuesday July 7, 7:30 to 8:30 PM followed by an open jazz jam until 10:30 PM, The Loft at the Clarion Hotel, 1 Atwood Dr (Rt. 5 at Exit 18 off I 91), Northampton, MA.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Second Annual Justice Cup

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Justice Cup!

Sign up as a team, or as an individual and join a team, or just come to eat delicious food from Salsarengue and Beets and Barley and watch the tournament! There are a few organizations and individuals sponsoring teams so if the cost is too much just write back and we can cover the cost!

LAST YEAR OVER 100 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THE EVENT, WITH OVER 20 TEAMS. WEATHER YOU’RE A BEGINNER OR A PRO YOU CAN PLAY AGAINST TEAMS WHO ARE SIMILAR TO YOUR SKILL LEVEL.

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