Arts Council

State law reference – c. 10 § 58


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 #1
    Northampton, MA 01060

    Ph: 413-587-1269

    Email Arts and Culture

    Arts Council Website

    Staff Directory


  • Michael Abbatiello
    Term expires June 2023
  • Danielle Amodeo
    Term expires June 2021
  • Ellen Augarten                   Term expires August 2020
  • Ashlynn Cradic
    Term expires June 2023
  • Eamonn Crowley-Edge
    Term expires June 2022
  • Rachel Hart
    Term expires June 2021
  • Courtney Hummel
    Term expires June 2022
  • Freeman Stein                         Term Expires June 2021
  • Lori Steiner                      Term expires June 2023
  • Esther White                    Term expires June 2021

Agendas & Minutes

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