Dudley Cultural Council

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Denise Driscoll, Co-Chair 508-943-5568

Mary Kunkel, Co-Chair 508-943-8107

Jo Ann Brinker : Treasurer Ginni Didonato
Joan Zumpfe : Secretary Audrey Resener
Marilyn Kramarz

Who We Are:

The Dudley Cultural Council (DCC) is one of hundreds of Local Cultural Council Programs in Massachusetts serving the Town of Dudley. DCC is part of the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation annually supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, humanities, and sciences. We are supported and funded by the state through the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). We allocate our funds to qualified individuals, schools, and cultural organizations that bring cultural programs in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences to the Dudley community.

Upcoming Town of Dudley Cultural Council Sponsored Events

  • Mar 20

    Introducing Students to Visual Art Throughout History

    Dudley Fourth Grade students will visit the Worcester Art Museum to explore the Medieval Collection (hands-on exhibit where students can get a sense of the engineering process and how the arts and technology/innovation are combined) and the exhibit of Monet’s “Waterloo Bridge”.

  • Mar 21

    “Contact: The Magic of Communication’ Family Night

    Scott Jameson will present a performance ‘Contact: The Magic of Communication’, in a family night performance hosted by the Dudley PTO. Through audience participation, juggling, magic, music, and movement, the performance explores the vital role communication plays in students’ ability to express themselves, work with others, and explore the world around them.

  • Mar 22

    Plimoth Plantation Visit

    Plimoth Plantation’s Education Department will visit the Fifth Grade Students where the Museum teachers play the part of Pilgrims and reenact their first experiences in the New World.

  • May 16

    Life Aboard a Whaling Ship

    Anne Barrett will take you on Mary Chapman Lawrence’s journey across the Pacific aboard a whaling ship that lasted for three and a half years. In this performance, Mary will bring forth from her meticulously kept journal, the joys and tribulations of life at sea with her husband, Captain Samuel Lawrence, and their daughter Minnie. […]

  • Jun 27

    Lasers in Space

    The Dudley library will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing by focusing on space as the summer reading theme. Part of the kick-off event week, Prismatic Magic will put on a laser light show, “Lasers in Space” with captivating performers, high-tech lasers and music. Participants will learn about the planets and […]

  • Jul 1

    Revolutionary Art – An International Poster Exhibit

    During the month of July, Stephen Lewis will exhibit his collection of posters of Revolutionary art. The posters record through creative graphic art and word some historic revolutions that changed governments through extra-electoral means and also of the people and groups who led these revolutions.

  • Jul 11

    Sail Away on the Craft of Pastel Painting

    Gregory Maichack will present his “Sail Away on the Craft of Pastel Painting,” a hands-on workshop: using sailboat references and Maichack’s pastel version of Monet’s Impressionist painting, “Sailboat at Le Petit-Gennevilliers.”

  • Nov 21

    The Granite Kiss

    Kevin Gardner, New England stone walls, will be touching on history, technique, stylistic development and aesthetics. Kevin also explains how and why New England came to acquire its thousands of miles of stone walls, the ways in which they and other dry stone structures were built, how their styles emerged and changed over time and […]

Grant Application Information:

Dudley Cultural Council grant applications are due by October 15. You may view grant application procedure and guidelines for Dudley Cultural Council and Mass Cultural Council at:

http://www.mass-culture.org/Dudley

Additional Resource Links:
MA Cultural Council (http://www.massculturalcouncil.org/ )
On Line Grant Application (http://www.mass-culture.org/Dudley)