Gill, Massachusetts Slate Memorial Library - Gill, Massachusetts


Council Members:
Jen Simms, Co-Chair, 413-325-1381
Laura Carboni, Co-Chair, 413-834-0738
Jocelyn Castro-Santos, 413-863-2591
Susan LaScala, 413-863-2435
Kathleen Raczynski
Lynn Stowe Tomb
Joyana Damon
Kristina McComb
Sue Kramer

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 either of the Co-Chairs, Laura Carboni or Jen Simms.

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.

2012-2013 Cultural Council Awards

Museum of Our Industrial Heritage Summer Celebration at MIOH $125
The Montague Reporter Journalism Workshop Series $300
Amy Gordon ACT After School Drama Program $400
Pioneer Valley Symphony & Chorus Classical Symphonic Educational program & concert $200
Friends of Gill Craft Festival $350
Friends of Gill Town Picnic $250
Gill Historical & Cemetery Commissions Photographic Inventory of Gill Cemeteries $300
Gregory Maichack Georgia O'Keefe: How to Paint Pastel Flowers $335
Steve Damon Common People Concerts $1,016
Slate Memorial Library Talking Hands Puppet Show $300
Slate Memorial Library Creative Writing for Kids $400
Arena Civic Theatre Jesus Christ Superstar performances & forum $100
Laura Rodley Memoir Book - As You Write It, Vol 3 $450