Mission Statement & Recommendations

Mission Statement

  • To research, evaluate and fund projects providing significant cultural and artistic benefit to the town of Ashburnham through the appropriation of state funded Local Cultural Council grants.
  • To act as a resource for the local arts and cultural community, including but not limited to networking, professional guidance, and programming.
  • To act as an advisory group to town committees, boards and departments promoting the arts and cultural attributes of Ashburnham.


  • Meetings occur 5 to 6 times a year. Additional meetings as required.
  • Recommended number of council members:  5 to 7
  • Members will have professional arts and cultural experience in diverse disciplines, encompassing leadership roles throughout the community.

Truly yours,
Ashburnham Cultural Council

Rebecca Cinclair, Chairperson


  • Deb Gardner
  • Joan Hathaway
  • Catherine Nicastro
  • Chelle Salvucci
  • Eva Sibley
  • Irene Laakkonen
  • Brett Poza

Please note the New email does not have the word "council" in it.

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