Gill, Massachusetts Slate Memorial Library - Gill, Massachusetts

CULTURAL COUNCIL

Council Members:
Sue Kramer, Chair, 413-863-6330
Lynn Stowe Tomb, 413-863-2475
Daniel Botkin
Emily Samuels
Isaac Bingham

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.


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 Chair.


Upcoming Events Sponsored by the Gill Cultural Council

Da Camera Singers Winter Program

Da Camera Singers' winter program will include works of lovely, lyrical, music from several centuries. The centerpieces of the program will be the Lauridsen "Midwinter Songs," and a commissioned piece by composer J.L. Marlor, "Our Flawed Garden," based on a poem by Sylvia Plath, for choir, soloist, piano and saxophone. Da Camera will present these works on January 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Wesley United Methodist Church (Hadley) and on January 29, 2017 at 3 PM at the Rhodes Arts Center on the Northfield Mount Hermon School campus in Gill.
Da Camera Singers website



The Evolving Face of Housing Discrimination

Racial Justice Rising, a local anti-racism organization, presents at its monthly free Saturday program, The Evolving Face of Housing Discrimination, February 4th, 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM doors open at 9:45 AM. The event is being held at the First Congregational Church of Greenfield, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield.

This session will explore the different expressions of housing discrimination in American history. What has it looked like over the years and what does it look like now? There will also be a discussion of the various housing resources in the community and how to best utilize them. For more information, visit Racial Justice Rising website



2017 Cultural Council Awards

Steve Damon Common People Concerts on the Town Common
Amy Gordon After School Drama Program at Gill Elementary and Performance
Gill Historical Commission Collection displays at the Gill Historical Museum
Pioneer Valley Symphony For Gill 4th - 6th graders to learn about & attend a symphony
Da Camera Singers A concert to be held at NMH and in Hadley
Slate Memorial Library 3-D printing workshop
Nolumbeka Project Pocumtuck Homelands Festival in Turners Falls
Franklin County Technical School Theater program and performance at Shea Theater
Racial Justice Rising Monthly workshops in Greenfield
Co-op Concerts Summer music at the Greenfield Energy Park
Hilltown Families Online newsletter for Franklin County families