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


  • Courtney Hummel          Term expires June 2019
  • Kristin Mara                          Term expires June 2021
  • Lori Steiner                      Term expires June 2020
  • Esther White                    Term expires June 2021
  • Nikolai Guardia                      Term expires June 2020
  • Ellen Augarten                  Term expires August 2020
  • Joseph Pesce                      Term expires June 2019
  • Jill St. Coeur                        Term expires June 2019
  • Jonah Zuckerman                  Term expires June 2020
  • Kevin Pomerleau                     Term expires June 2021
  • Kathy Murray                  Term expires June 2020
  • Sarah Gibbons                      Term Expires June 2020
  • Eamonn Edge                         Term Expires June 2019
  • Alan Schneider                Term Expires June 2020
  • Rachel Hart                           Term expires June 2021

Agendas & Minutes

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