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, June 30, 2015

RETROFAIRE 2015 Vendor Application

The Northampton Arts Council is excited to announce the second annual RETROFAIRE, an open-air market featuring a treasure trove of vintage clothing, jewelry, and design, as well as hard-to find musical instruments and vinyl records.


RETROFAIRE will be held on Saturday, September 12th from 11AM to 6PM in conjunction with the Northampton Jazz Festival. Vendors will be set up in the space between Thorne’s Market and the Northampton Parking garage, around the corner from Herrell's Ice Cream.

RETROFAIRE 2
Click HERE for directions. 

Monday, June 29, 2015

Oxbow Gallery: Jessica Tam's Welcome to the Jungle


SUNDAY, June 28 at 3:30pm: The Oxbow Gallery in Northampton to celebrates Jessica Tam's installation Welcome to the Jungle with a reception and readings by local writers! The reception begins at 3:30pm and will allow visitors to take one last look at Tam's breathtaking 80-foot painting before the exhibit closes. At 4:30 there will be a reading of poetry and fiction, featuring David W. Pritchard, A. B. Robinson, and Kelly Link, which will provide the opportunity for an exciting encounter between the media of paint and print as they correspond within the space of the gallery. 

Northampton Jazz Workshop vocalist Samirah Evans and saxophonist Charles Neville

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest vocalist Samirah Evans and saxophonist Charles Neville Tuesday June 30th, 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.

Basic Digital Nature Photography in the Field

Basic Digital Nature Photography in the Field
Sat, July 18 and 25, 2015 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.    
Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Rd., Easthampton 
Instructor:  photojournalist Robert Floyd 
Members:
Adult $95
Nonmembers:
Adult $115.00       

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Northampton Summer Concert Series Announces 2015 Lineup and Stage Dedication

This summer local music production and development company, The Collective Music Group (TCMG), will once again bring free outdoor live music to Downtown Northampton! 

Northampton Jazz Workshop: Saxophonist Scott Mullett


Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest saxophonist Scott Mullett Tuesday June 23rd, 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, June 17, 2015

Cinema Northampton: Jaws


Jaws (1975)
Wednesday June 24, 2015
8:45 PM
Forbes Library Front Lawn
FREE

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

JFK Community Mural Unveiling

JFK Community Mural Unveiling
Wednesday, June 17th, 5PM
JFK Bus Circle
(RAIN DATE: Thursday, June 18th, 5pm)

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

APE Gallery: Horns to Tale: A Bestiary

Horns to Tale: A Bestiary 

Meet the Artists this Friday:
Artists' reception: Friday,  June 12th, from 6pm to 9pm
Arts Night Out

APE Gallery

City Celebrates Newly Painted Benches with BenchWalk Event

City Celebrates Newly Painted Benches with BenchWalk Event
Northampton Mayor’s Youth Commission Prepares to Celebrate Successful Bench Project


NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts -- (June 9th, 2015) -- After a huge success in the painting of 13 benches in downtown Northampton for BenchWalk, the Northampton Mayor’s Youth Commission is holding an unveiling event for the benches on Friday, June 12th at 5:00PM on the front steps of Northampton City Hall, as part of Arts Night Out.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop: tenor saxophonist Benny Sharoni

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest tenor saxophonist Benny Sharoni Tuesday June 16th, 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.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Northampton Jazz Workshop: baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan

Northampton Jazz Workshop features guest baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan Tuesday June 9th, 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.

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