First Night Northampton

First Night Northampton December 31 Downtown Northampton – Many Venues! The Northampton Arts Council is delighted to present our city’s 35th annual New Year’s Eve celebration and festival of the performing arts on December 31, 2019. First Night Northampton continues to be a special opportunity to celebrate the cultural vibrancy of our community while sharing…

Proctors Collaborative Social—Engaging young adults in the arts!

 New group will organize programming, education and social opportunities across the Capital Region SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MARCH 11, 2019—In an effort to draw more young adults to engage in the arts, Proctors Collaborative is launching a new audience development initiative, Collaborative Social. Goals of Collaborative Social include eliminating barriers to the arts for adults ages 21–35; introducing…

“Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary” Opens at Berkshire Museum

See an array of visual wonders depicted in exceptional photographs from National Geographic [PITTSFIELD, MA] ― The National Geographic exhibition Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary opens at the Berkshire Museum on Friday, October 5, 2018, offering the Museum’s visitors an exhibition of visual wonders revealing a world that few ever have a chance to witness. Rarely Seen is organized…

Request for Proposals: Eggtooth Productions Radical Interconnectedness Festival

Request for Proposals Eggtooth Productions Radical Interconnectedness Festival Turners Falls, MA April 26, 27, 2019 We are seeking proposals from artists to address the concerns of marginalized communities. We invite stories that engage issues of race, age, gender, religion, economic class, and those aspects of cultural identity that have been suppressed. We seek a wide…

EMPAC Announces Spring 2018 Season

Troy, NY — The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pleased to present its Spring 2018 season of concerts, theatrical productions, dance performances, film screenings, installations, talks, and work-in-progress presentations. View the entire calendar at empac.rpi.edu. The season kicks off on January 16 with Afrogalactica, a film-performance by Canadian artist Kapwani Kiwanga. Drawing on the Afrofuturist tradition, Kiwanga assumes the role of speculative anthropologist, mixing…

Sixteen Western Mass Non-Profits Receive Grants from Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund

CAPITAL GRANTS Berkshire Pulse, Inc., Housatonic Project: Elevator Repair for Increased Accessibility Grant: $84,000 About the Facility: Berkshire Pulse’s home in downtown Housatonic is part of the historic Monument Mills property, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The third floor of the 1866 mill building has become the ideal space for…