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.

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

KidsBestFest is a dedicated children’s film festival with free admission that runs during February School Vacation week and includes films that are not screened at the chain theaters. The festival also includes YouthFilm, videos made by local youth who are at the beginning of their budding filmmaking careers. The YouthFilm participants are able to see their films on the Academy of Music Theatre's large screen in a theater setting. Special category added this year is the Sprintys from Northampton Community Television. Join us to celebrate local youth work in the video arts.

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