Cultural Development/Arts in the Parks

Cultural Development

Newton City Hall, Room 203
1000 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02459 

Phone: 617-796-1540

Paula Gannon, Director
Danielle Moriarty, Associate Director
Lori Lass, Administrative Assistant

Mission Statement
Newton's Office of Cultural Development administers and supports creative, cultural programming in Newton, MA. Alongside community collaborators, the municipal agency operates as a presence for equal access to arts and culture throughout the City of Newton. 


Take a look into Newton's comprehensive arts and culture plan CREATENewton

Looking to contact Newton Community Pride? Click here: Newton Community Pride 

Looking for something to do? 
The Newton Arts Calendar is a free on-line calendar that lists any cultural events happening in Newton as well as events outside Newton. It's free to use, and to post. Save it on your desktop, put it on your phone, and check it out! 

COVID-19 Resources

The City of Newton's Cultural Development Office is committed to helping Newton artists through the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support our arts and culture in Newton, a list of resources, including funding sources, grants, and webinars, is available to you here: 

COVID-19 Resources


Together, we'll get through this!

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