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 First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Stop Motion Competition!!

Submit a stop motion animation using anything you want!  Legos, StikBots, clay, toys - anything goes!  15 to 30 seconds (maximum time of 60 seconds).  A great family activity.  No prior animation experience needed! Every entry gets a small prize from A2Z Science!  Visit for examples, rules, and suggested Stop Motion apps to use.  Be creative and have fun.  Winning entries will be shown live on Friday before the movie “Kubo and the Two Strings”.  All part of the KidsBestFest Film Festival (a week of free movies put on by Northampton Arts Council at the Academy of Music Theatre - 11am Monday through Friday of school vacation week)!

Stop Motion Workshop at A2Z!
Stop by the A2Z Science on Saturday February 16th from 10am to 1pm and make a stop motion animation using supplies from the store!  Gabe Gill from the Arts Council will be on hand to give tips and tricks!

Most Impressive Movie: LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters - Value: $90
Best Story: LEGO City Sky Police Air Base - Value: $90
Funniest: LEGO City Burger Bar Fire Rescue & LEGO City Diving Yacht - Value: $60

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