Ipswich Cultural Council


  • Marie Mancinelli (2022)
  • Barta Hathaway (2021)
  • Jane Ward (2022)
  • Carla Villa (2020)
  • Susan Stone (2019)
  • David Stone (2019)
  • Christine Hezzey (2020)
  • Michele McGrath (2020)
  • Leslie Hamilton-Tragert (2022)
  • Robert Tragert (2022)

Art Show Registration Link

About the Council



The Ipswich Cultural Council is dedicated to fostering dynamic and diverse local arts and ensuring that the arts thrive by providing vision, leadership, capacity building services, advocacy, funding, education, and information.

Council Activities

LCC Grant Applications

Review and award grants each year.

Submission may now be made online through Massachusetts Cultural council website: massculturalcouncil.org. Search under Applications & Forms and then under Local Cultural Council to find application forms for both Standard grant application and Field Trip applications (PASS program).


Grants must be received by October 15th to be considered

Mail grants to:

Ipswich Cultural Council c/o Michele McGrath, 38 Essex Road, Ipswich MA 01938

33rd Ipswich Art Show and Illumination

The Arts & Illumination Celebration weekend will be October 4th, 5th, and 6th.

The rain date for the 5th, if needed, will be Sunday the 6th. Check the Ipswich Cultural (ICC) Facebook page for updates and details.

A link to an application for artists entering the Art Show are available on the ICC Facebook page.

33rd Annual Ipswich Art Sale Postcards