Arts & Culture Committee

Mission Statement: The NCACC is envisioned as a gathering of diverse community stakeholders dedicnew castle arts and culture committee logo-08ated to improving the quality of life for the entire New Castle community by enhancing culture and the arts in and around New Castle. The mission of the NCACC shall be to support, develop, propose and raise awareness of the events programs on art, music, dance, theater, film and all other cultural art forms taking place in an around the Town of New Castle. Events and programs of interest shall include theater productions, arts series, art auctions, concerts and shows, art exhibits, children’s art programs and community creative festivals. To achieve it’s objective, the NCACC will serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Board and other departments within the Town to foster collaboration between the Town and third parties on events and programs dedicated to the arts.

The NCACC’s specific functions shall be established by the Town Board but shall include

  1. collaboration with third parties to develop presentations to the Town Board for proposed events and programs;
  2. researching other events or programs taking place in the region which may be of interest to the New Castle community;
  3. helping to promote Town-sponsored events and programs; and
  4. acting as a liaison between the Town and the public for feedback on past and future events and programs.

Established: October 2015

Term of Office: Two years

Meetings Held: First and Third Thursday of Each Month at 8am in the Wallace Auditorium at Chappaqua Crossing

Membership:

Board Members Term Ends
Lisa Katz – Chairperson 10/13/16
Janet Angier 10/13/16
Michele B. Gregson 10/13/16
Jeffrey Kuduk 10/13/16
Roberta H. Lasky 10/13/16
David Restivo 10/13/16
Michael Shapiro 10/13/16
Frank Shiner 10/13/16
Leslie B. Weissman 10/13/16
Tracy Stein 10/13/16
Jonathan Leibner 10/13/16
Peg Sackler 10/13/16

Summer Schedule: Meetings on 7/14 and 8/24

Upcoming Events: Friday, August 5 at 6:00pm, the LawnChair Theater will present Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Rec Field. This abridged version of the play is approximately two hours long. Bring a blanket or a chair and have a picnic dinner while watching the play. Food will be made available for purchase.

For more information, please contact arts@mynewcastle.org

Wallace Auditorium

To explore the newly acquired Wallace Auditorium online through a 3D video produced by Get Reel Productions LLC, click here!

Interested in booking the Wallace Auditorium for an event? Please email bookwallace@mynewcastle.org and fill out this form.

Visit our Facebook page  for more info and upcoming events!

Interested in contributing? Submit an application to join the New Castle Arts & Culutre Commitee!

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