Sue Kramer, Chair, 413-863-4621
Lynn Stowe Tomb, 413-863-2475
Laura Carboni, 413-834-0738
Susan LaScala, 413-863-2435
Mailing Address: 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354-9758
Meeting schedule: The Council meets on an as-needed basis. Please contact the Chair to determine the meeting time and to be included on the agenda.
Apply for a Grant from the Cultural Council
The Gill Cultural Council is accepting grant applications for this year. In addition to the state criteria (public benefit, non-discrimination, no substitution, arts/humanities/interpretive sciences), applications will be evaluated using the following review criteria:
1. How well the program meets our local priorities
2. Community support and involvement
3. Ability to address the diverse cultural needs of a community's underserved populations or support diverse forms of cultural activities
4. Financial need
Completed applications must be received or postmarked by October 15. The application form can be completed and printed by browsing to the Massachusetts Cultural Council's web page (link to MCC) and then choosing "Local Cultural Council" from the Applications/Forms menu. The completed forms should be sent to Gill Town Hall, Attn: Cultural Council, 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354. The Gill Cultural Council is a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
There are openings for new members on the Cultural Council. If you are interested in learning more about the purpose of the Council and the minimal time commitments of being a member, please contact the Chairs.
The Gill Cultural Council is conducting a survey on priorities for awarding cultural council funds. Download the survey here: Cultural Council Survey
Completed surveys can be mailed to or dropped off at Town Hall, 325 Main Road, Gill, MA 01354. Thank you!
2015 Common People Concert Series
Download the full, printable schedule: Concert Poster
June 23 Zydeco Connection - Flavor of New Orleans, Locally
June 30 Michael Nix ~ Local Guitar Music at Its Best
July 7 Gillbilly Sing-Along ~ Back by Popular Demand!
July 14 Zack Jakub ~ Jazz Standards on Saxophone
July 21 Monadnock Steel Drummers ~ Sounds of the Caribbean, à la Gill
July 28 New England Flute Orchestra ~ Piping Hot!
August 4 Lunar Effects ~ Tom Kane & His Band Bring Original Gill Sounds
August 11 ROMEOs ~ Local Barbershop at Its Best
Where? On Gill Common. If the weather is yucky, concerts will be held in Gill Congregational Church.
When? Summer Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Cost? None, but Friends of Gill will sell refreshments at each concert!
Why? Because Gill deserves lots of very good music.
More info? Contact Steve at email@example.com
The concert series is sponsored by a grant from the Gill Cultural Council.