About Cultural Council

The mission of the Norwood Cultural Council is to promote excellence, access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences in order to improve the quality of life for all residents of Norwood. 

The Cultural Council has been an advocate for the Arts and arts programming in Norwood for about twenty-five (25) years, first as the Arts Lottery Commission and later as the Norwood Cultural Council.  The NCC has had a long history of guiding and funding cultural programming in our community.  

Our primary function is to award grant monies to individuals and organizations in Norwood, and the broader community, who are dedicated to keeping our town a culturally rich and economically vital place to live and work. For example, we grant funding for enrichment programs at the elementary and middle schools, music and dance programs at the Senior Center, artists demonstrations and lectures for the Norwood Art Association, the carillon bell concerts you hear on Monday nights in the summer, and lectures and programs at the Morrill Memorial Library.  And, this is just a small sample of the programs and activities that we support. 

We are funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Town of Norwood, and by the money that we raise as an individual organization. 

Our meetings are held the second Monday of the month at 6:30 in the Drummey Room of Town Hall.

If anyone is interested in joining the Norwood Cultural Council, we can be reached via email at culturalcouncil@norwoodma.gov