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

  • May 10

    Throwing Back Massachusetts Pottery History

    Rick Hamelin will present the history of pottery making in Massachusetts – telling stories and facts of the first potters of Massachusetts. We will learn visually and hands on the early methods of creating useful pottery ware for food storage, utility service, liquid decanters, cups and plates.

  • 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 14

    All Shook Up

    The Shepherd Hill Choral program and Drama Club members will present a production of the musical All Shook Up.  Performances will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 and Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Jun 20

    Dudley Hill Walking Tour Brochure

    The Town of Dudley Historical Commission will produce a brochure that will allow residents a self guided walking tour of Dudley Hill, noting the various historic aspects of the area.

  • 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)


 

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