Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council

What is the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council?

A group of interested residents, appointed by the Selectmen, in order to inform the public, qualify applications, and dispense funds allocated by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), a state agency. The budget of the MCC is determined by the state legislature and the MCC's source of funds is the Megabucks lottery game.

What is the purpose of the council?

Its purpose is to re-grant state funds for community based arts, humanities, and interpretive science projects and activities to benefit the residents of Hamilton and Wenham. Grant decisions are subject to final approval by the MCC.

Who qualifies to apply for funding?

Massachusetts based individuals, artist, non-profit community groups, cultural institutions, and schools with a particular activity related to the arts, humanities, or interpretive sciences and has public benefit may apply.

Council Members:

Name Town Term Expiration
Sharon Choqhette Hamilton June 30, 2024
Emily Hayden Hamilton June 30, 2024
Sara Holden Searles Hamilton June 30, 2024
Charlotte Lidrbauch Hamilton, Chair June 30, 2024
Lindsey Peabody Hamilton June 30, 2024
Laura Range Hamilton June 30, 2024
Martha Brennan Wenham June 30, 2025
Aime Card Wenham June 30, 2026
Lauren Consolazio Wenham June 30, 2024
Janet Glasser Wenham June 30, 2024
Marilyn King Wenham June 30, 2025
Darcia Rubel Wenham June 30, 2024
Maribeth Ting Wenham June 30, 2024

Any Wenham resident interested in serving on the Hamilton-Wenham Cultural Council may send a letter of interest to the Wenham Town Administration Office at  mmcgovern@wenhamma.gov.



Town Hall Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday Closed

Contact Town Hall

Phone: 978-468-5520

Fax: 978-468-8014

138 Main Street

Wenham, MA 01984


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