Arts & Tourism Organizations

Academy of Music Theatre
The Academy offers first class performing arts and film presentations in an historic theater of national significance that aesthetically is downtown's jewel, at the intersection of Main, South, Elm and State Streets. The Academy also encourages the use of the venue for social, educational and professional events.

Greater Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Northampton Area Chamber of Commerce features arts and entertainment listings, events, venues in Northampton and around the Pioneer Valley.

Hampshire County Tourism
Explore things to do in Hampshire County in Western Massachusetts.

Northampton Arts Council
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 Transperformance and Four Sundays in February, and advocating on behalf of the arts community

Northampton Center For The Arts
The Northampton Center for the Arts (NCFA) is a private, non-profit arts organization which promotes the arts in greater Northampton. Located downtown, NCFA provides low-cost exhibit and performance space for area artists and arts organizations in an elegant turn-of-the-century performance hall and two adjoining galleries. NCFA is dedicated to programming theater, music, art and dance that is culturally diverse.

Media Listings

Daily Hampshire Gazette
The Daily Hampshire Gazette showcases arts and entertainment listings in the Weekend Planner and Hampshire Life Calendar.

MassLive features alerts and entertainment listings for the Pioneer Valley.

NOM - Northampton Open Media
Northampton Open Media, formerly Northampton Community Television, is a community media center and public access television station in Northampton. NOM airs locally in Northampton on Comcast Channels 12, 15, 23. 

The Reminder
Reminder Publishing, publishers of community weekly newspapers throughout the Pioneer Valley, launched its second Hampshire County edition in Northampton. With the addition of the Northampton edition, Reminder Publishing has a regional readership of more than 250,000 people.

Valley Advocate
The Valley Advocate is a weekly free newspaper with arts and entertainment focus available in newsboxes along Main Street and in many downtown businesses.

Valley Free Radio
Valley Free Radio is a community, non-profit radio station playing local music, community events, and announcements.


Northampton's two public libraries, Forbes Library in downtown Northampton, and Lilly Library in the center of Florence, are excellent resources for local arts and entertainment events listings, and also provide a full calendar of programming for all ages throughout the year.