Arts Council

State law reference – c. 10 § 58

Established

There shall be an arts council consisting of fifteen voting members.  

Authorities and Responsibilities

The arts council works to fund, promote and present high-quality, community-based arts programming for the benefit of artists, residents and visitors to the city of Northampton.  The arts council shall also perform all other tasks assigned to local cultural councils under MGL c. 10, § 58, or successor statutes.

The arts council is an advisory, regulatory and adjudicatory multiple-member body of the city. 

Contact Us

  1. Arts & Culture Department 
    240 Main St.
    Memorial Hall #5
    Northampton, MA 01060

    Ph: 413-587-1269

    Arts Council Website

    Staff Directory

Members

  • Eric Olsson, Chair
    Term expires June, 2018
  • Kathy Service, Clerk
    Term expires June, 2018
  • Jay Ruby 
    Term expires June, 2018
  • George Myers
    Term expires June, 2018
  • Esther White 
    Term expires June, 2018
  • Ellen Augarten
    Term expires August, 2017
  • Joseph Pesce
    Term expires June, 2019
  • Jill St. Coeur
    Term expires June, 2019
  • Herbert E. Ross
    Term expires October, 2017
  • Jonah Zuckerman
    Term expires October, 2017
  • 5 Vacancies

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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