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About Us

  • Susan Roe
    President

    Employed as an Assistant Manager at Decatur True Value Hardware for 27 years. Committee member - Decatur Sculpture Tour for 4 years. Member of North Adams Arts Council since 2005.

  • Mary Montgomery-Byer
    Vice President

    Mary earned her BA in Fine Art in 2000. She received her BA in Arts Education K-12 in 2001. Mary has had a lifelong love of the arts and has been involved in many solo and group shows. Currently, she curates the Art Exhibits at the Decatur City Hall. Mary teaches art at Zion Lutheran School.

  • Jennifer Huss
    Treasurer

    Jennifer graduated in 2001 w/BFA in Interior Design, minor in Business. She worked for Merillat Cabinet Corporate Offices as kitchen/bath designer as well as an on-staff designer for two different builders. She provided private consultations at Bernhaus Furniture to help with clients design needs and designed furniture showroom.

  • Dawn Johnson
    Secretary

    Dawn holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education, has spent several years working in the music departments of both Adams Central Community School and South Adams School. An experienced vocal instructor, Dawn has taught voice from individuals, to large choirs. She is involved in children's ministry and worship arts.

  • Caludia Gimbel
    Secretary

    Claudia has been with the NAAC board through our first year.

Classes

North Adams Arts Council is committed to providing the community with quality programming in the arts.
Our classes are designed to encourage making, appreciating, and thinking about art. Our programs foster imagination and encourage exploration of personal connections with materials and ideas. We encourage you to register early to reserve a place for you or your young artist. A one week pre registration is required for all classes.

Open Painting Nights – Every Thursday Night

Every Thursday Night
Age: Open to All
Time: 6:30-9pm
Member: $ 2.00 | Non-Member: $ 5.00

Class size limit: 20 | Spots Available: 13

Instructor: No Instructor

Bring your own supplies and work on your own project - no instructor

Mini Stars Performing Arts Class with Dawn Johnson

Every Tuesday
Age: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Time: 5:15-5:55
Member: $ 20.00 | Non-Member: $ 25.00

Class size limit: 10 | Spots Available: -1

We're sorry, this class is full
Instructor: Dawn Johnson (contact Dawn)

This performance based music class is for students in Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade. This class begins on Tuesday, February 7th and runs every Tuesday thru April from 5:15 to 5:55. This class will be a part of the music ensemble in the production of Mary Poppins at Belmont High School on April 29th and 30th. Students will be asked to attend additional rehearsals in April. Class cost is $25 per month and is due at the first class each month.

Junior Stars Performing Arts Class with Dawn Johnson

Every Tuesday
Age: 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade
Time: 6-6:40
Member: $ 20.00 | Non-Member: $ 25.00

Class size limit: 10 | Spots Available: 0

We're sorry, this class is full
Instructor: Dawn Johnson (contact Dawn)

This performance based music class is for students in grades 3, 4, and 5. We will meet every Tuesday from February thru April, beginning on Tuesday, February 7th. Class is from 6 to 6:40. Students in this class will be performing as a part of the ensemble cast in Mary Poppins at Bellmont High School on April 29th and 30th. Students will be asked to attend additional rehearsals in April. Class cost is $25 a month and is due at the first class each month.

Middle School Performing Arts Class with Dawn Johnson

Every Tuesday
Age: 6th, 7th, 8th Grade
Time: 6:45-7:25
Member: $ 20.00 | Non-Member: $ 25.00

Class size limit: 10 | Spots Available: 5

Instructor: Dawn Johnson (contact Dawn)

This performance based music class is for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and meets on Tuesdays from February thru April, beginning on Tuesday, February 7th.  We will be working on ensemble music pieces for the performance of Mary Poppins, which will be performed on April 29th and 30th at Bellmont High School. Students will be asked to attend additional rehearsals in April. Class cost is $25 per month and is due at the first class each month.

Cookies and Canvas: Come Sail Away

March 18
Age: Kindergarten and up
Time: 9-10:15
Member: $ 17.00 | Non-Member: $ 20.00
All supplies included

Class size limit: 15 | Spots Available: 12

Instructor: Karen Flesch (contact Karen)

Join us for a fun morning of cookies and canvas, as we paint beautiful sailboats on canvas.. while enjoying cookies. This class is taught by Mrs. Karen Flesch and is for kids ages Kindergarten and above. Bring an art shirt. Cost is $20 for nonmembers and $17 for members.

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Membership

Listed below are the benefits of each membership level.
Memberships may be paid quarterly as well as yearly. Call us about quarterly rates

NAAC membership levels