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The Monson Arts Council welcomes you! Please use the navigation above to have a look around and see what's coming up! We've always got something in the works as we are a very active arts center.

Halloween Craft Day Planned
The Monson Arts Council summer art camp, held in Monson in July, was such a success, Art Director Andrea Newland and her assistant Vanessa LaCroix are now offering a Halloween Craft Day workshop. Sponsored by the Monson Arts Council, the workshop will take place at the Monson House of Art, 200 Main Street on October 19th from 12-4 pm, open to kids ages 8-12, at a cost of $30. Full details and downloadable flyer are available here.

Fall Coffeehouse Concert Provides Great Music
The coffeehouse concert presented by the Monson Arts Council at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Monson on September 20th was received enthusiastically by the attendees. Click here for more information and photos.

Memorial Hall not available for this year's 36th Annual Holiday Craft fair
We have received word that the safety changes required for Memorial Hall will not be completed in time for the hall to be used for this year's Fair. As a result, this year's fair will be similar to last year's fair, with crafters located in the Methodist Church, the Universalist Church, Columbia Hall and the House of Art. Hoping to see all of you at this year's fair. Any questions or concerns please call Richard Guertin at 413-364-9413.

Monson Arts Council Art Camp a Huge Success
The Monson Arts Council's Summer Arts program, offered through Monson Parks and Recreation, ran from July 21-August 1, and was deemed a huge success by all involved. For the first year since the annual event began the camp made money, as it has become increasingly well known and eagerly anticipated. Click here for a complete review and photo gallery.

Monson Arts Council Gives Two Scholarship Awards
The Monson Arts Council is proud to announce the award of its sixth annual scholarship, and a second award to a very deserving runner up. The two top candidates were so strong that the scholarship committee was driven to create a second award for this year. For more information and photos, click here.

Spring Concert Brings Down the House
The Monson Arts Council Spring Concert, held at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Monson on May 3rd and featuring Nashville recording artist Bonnie Panda, was a big hit with the audience. They also saw two acts native to Monson: singer/guitarist Andii Styron, and Faith Montaperto and Tony Ward. This is the first in an intended series of concerts which the MAC will offer. Click here for the full story and pictures.

Arts Collective Being Organized
Are you interested in meeting with other local area artists for activities, events, arts workshops, discussion, or other shared ideas/activities you may come up with? Monson Arts Council art show committee has set an organizing date for those who are so interested. The House of Art will be made available for this group. The meeting will be held on Monday, May 12 at 7pmat the House of Art 200 Main Street, Monson. You are encouraged to sign up in advance by emailing macartshow@earthlink.net, (so that we may contact you if the date changes.) Thank you!

Monson Arts Council Videos on M-PACT TV
MPACT has several videos about Monson Arts Council activities, you may view the videos by clicking here.

Community Partners
The Community Partners Page recognizes the year-long support of these businesses for the arts in Monson. Click the list to view the page with full information.

Support the MAC!
You can join online, renew your dues - even donate to us using the convenience of your credit card!

Experience the Quaboag Hills Region
While you're in town for any of the MAC's exciting and fun events, download the Chamber of Commerce's Experience the Quaboag Hills Region Visitor's Guide to find listings of many other interesting and fun things to check out while you're here!

Advertising Opportunities with the MAC!

You can now promote your business in the Monson Arts Council's Theater Programs and other printed materials! Click Here for Details!

For further information on any of the Monson Arts Council programs, please contact Maureen Solomon at 413-267-3042.







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