Gill, Massachusetts Slate Memorial Library - Gill, Massachusetts


Council Members:
Sue Kramer, Chair, 413-863-4621
Lynn Stowe Tomb, 413-863-2475
Susan LaScala, 413-863-2435
Joyana Damon
Kristina McComb
Lea Banks
Daniel Botkin
Emily Samuels

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 seeking proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs that will take place in Gill and the surrounding towns next year. The council has been allocated $4,400 by the state to distribute to organizations, schools, and individuals for a variety of programs, including workshops, performances, lectures, and exhibits.

Information about the local cultural council program, including Gill's guidelines and priorities for funding, can be found online at the Massachusetts Cultural Council site, This year, for the first time, instead of submitting paper proposals, applicants must fill out an online application. The deadline is October 17th.

Contact Gill Cultural Council chairperson Sue Kramer at with any questions. The Gill Cultural Council is a local agency funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

2015-2016 Cultural Council Awards

Gill Historical Commission Publication of a book about the history of Riverside
Amy Gordon After School Drama and Performance Program
Steve Damon Band concert on the Gill Common
Anna Hendricks 3 creative movement workshops for the Gill school kindergarten
Daniel Prasol Franklin County Tech School drama program
Steve Henderson A play at the Gill-Montague Senior Center
Da Camera Singers A concert to be held at NMH and in Hadley
Slate Memorial Library Fractured Fairy Tales - songs and stories
Slate Memorial Library Birds of Prey presentation
Nolumbeka Project Historical walking tour at Pocumtuck Homelands Festival
Mass. Woodlands Institute Woodland management tour at a Gill farm
Anne Harding Black History Month events and exhibits in Turners Falls

Members Wanted!!

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.