The Pioneer Valley is famous for its arts, culture, and entertainment! In addition to attending concerts, exhibits, theatre, movies, and more, there is lots of opportunity to get involved in all of these things! Following is a list how best to access area resources and activities – in alphabetical order.
Artspace Community Arts Center has a gallery and offers art and music classes for ages 3 to 80. Artspace’s website has links to other Franklin County arts organizations.
Fostering the Arts and Culture organization offers support to area artists, offers an annual conference, and sends out regular emails of upcoming performing arts events, and links to other arts activities.
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce has some great information and links about the entire county, but you need to dig a bit. For a list of Museums, theaters etc., look for Culture under “Visitor Information.” For a list of events, festivals etc., look for calendar under “News Room.”
The Greenfield Recorder publishes an excellent weekly entertainment section that includes listings and commentary on events, movies and art galleries/exhibits. It comes out on Thursdays. They also maintain calendar listings, movie reviews and more on-line.
Local Access to Valley Arts is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create opportunities and build inclusive community in and through the arts and humanities.
The Valley Advocate is a free weekly newspaper and web resource with entertainment listings throughout the valley and commentary on the arts.
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