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Cultural Resources


The City of Newton maintains numerous centers and resources that support and enhance cultural life for its residents, friends, and tourists. Get to know these valuable community resources:

Newton Community Preservation Program (Newton, MA)

The Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides local and state funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space, and recreation land. Click the link to learn more about current Newton CPA proposals and projects.

Elm Street Farmers' Market

The Newton Farmers' Market is celebrating its 40th year in 2019 and is one of the oldest farmers' markets in Massachusetts. Save the date for the market's Vendor Preview Party on June 9 at City Hall's War Memorial! 

Massachusetts Cultural Council

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) is a state agency that promotes excellence, access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our communities. The Council pursues this mission through a combination of grant programs, partnerships, and services for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and artists.


MASSCreative works to build a more vibrant, healthy and equitable Massachusetts. The organization works with artists, leaders, supporters, and partners of the arts, cultural, and creative community to advocate for the resources and support necessary for the sector to thrive.

Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs

Promotes the arts and artists, and sponsors year-round cultural programs and events working closely with Newton Community Pride. 

Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the chamber is to champion the communities’ economic and cultural vitality through advocacy, education and networking.

Newton Cultural Council

The local agency of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, it serves the Newton community by providing grants to local non-profit organizations, informal associations formed for a cultural purpose, and individual artists.

Newton TAB

Newton's local news and happenings, via print and Newton Wicked Local online. 


NewTV is a non-profit, Newton-based organization dedicated to providing the diverse Newton community with a platform for opinions, news and local information. They also offer training, a media facility, and content distribution.

News & Notes

Check out NCA's weekly blog, 5 Things To Do In Newton, where we highlight a few of our member events each week!


Sign up for our bi-monthly newsletter with updates on our Allen House renovation project, NCA members, and more!

Be a part of the arts & cultural planning process for the city of Newton! Click the link to take the community survey. 

Learn more about the Allen House!