WMHCC: Massachusetts Cultural Districts

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 10:00am

We invite you to register for and join us for the next VIRTUAL meeting of the Western Massachusetts Historical Commission Coalition. All those who are interested in the topic are welcome to attend:

Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 10:00 am


Topic: Massachusetts Cultural Districts

Learn more about cultural districts, how they may be structured, and how they can be a tool for historic preservation, economic development, and building local partnerships.

The meeting will include an overview on state-sponsored local cultural districts by the Massachusetts Cultural Council plus several case studies of cultural districts in our region.

The meeting will be held on ZOOM and include:

  1.      Massachusetts Cultural Council(MCC) Cultural Districts Initiative

Presented by Lisa Simmons, MCC                        

  1.      Case Study : Great Barrington Cultural District 

Presented by Chris Rembold

  1.      Case Study: Easthampton Cottage Street Cultural District

Presented by Pasqualina Azzarello

  1.      Case Study: Turners Falls Cultural District

Presented by Suzanne LoManto

To register for this program and receive the ZOOM link:


or contact Stacia Caplanson, Preservation Massachusetts, scaplanson@preservationmass.org

This meeting will be recorded and available in the WMHCC Presentation Archive on the Preservation Massachusetts website:  https://www.preservationmass.org/w-ma-historic-commissions-coalition