Newton Festival of the Arts

A Fabulous City-Wide Celebration
& Showcase of Newton's
Talented Citizens and Organizations

Proceeds to Support Newton's Four Food Pantries, Arts & Cultural Organizations

Platinum Sponsor
Mayor's Office for Cultural Affairs
The Newton Food Pantries
Arabic Baptist Church Food and Clothing Pantry
Centre Street Food Pantry
Newton Food Pantry
Zola Center Food Pantry
Massachusetts Cultural Council

Download the Newton Festival of the Arts Press Release

For ticket information click on the event name.

Sat April 9
Newton Festival of the Arts
Sun April 10
Mon April 11
Tues April 12
Wed April 13
Thurs April 14
Frid April 15
Sat April 16
       
Sun April 17
Mon April 18
Tues April 19
Wed April 20
Thurs April 21
Fri April 22
Sat April 23
     
  • Ukrainian Romances
    • Olga Lisovskaya; Pianist Boris Fogel
    • Newton City Hall
    • 7:00pm
    • $20
    • $25 at the doors
    • Children under 12 free

Sun April 24
Mon April 25
Tues April 26
Wed April 27
Thurs April 28
Fri April 29
Sat April 30
  • LGBT Dinner & Swing Dancing Lesson
    • Newton Senior Center
    • 6:30pm
    • Free

  • Spring Juried Art Show
    • Newton Open Studios
    • Newton City Hall
    • 8am - 9pm
    • Free
Sun May 1
Mon May 2
Tues May 3
Wed May 4
Thurs May 5
Fri May 6
Sat May 7
Sun May 8
Mon May 9
Tues May 10
Wed May11
Thurs May 12
Fri May 13
Sat May14
Sun May 15
Mon May 16
Tues May 17
Wed May 18
Thurs May 19
Fri May 20
Sat May 21
Sun May 22
Mon May 23
Tues May 24
Wed May 25
Thurs May 26
Fri May 27
Sat May 28
Sun May 29
Mon May 30
Tues May 31
Wed Jun 1
Thurs Jun 2
Fri Jun 3
Sat Jun 4
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Memorial Day
Sun June 5
Mon June 6
Tues June 7
Wed June 8
Thurs June 9
Fri June 10
Sat June 11

Net proceeds from the city run Festival events will go to the 4 Newton food pantries and the smaller not for profit arts and cultural organizations in the city so that they may continue to thrive, cultivate and support.

Participating Organizations:

Thank you to our community sponsors.
If you would like to become a sponsor of the Newton Festival of the Arts, you can make a contribution here.

Platinum Sponsor

The Village Bank

Gold Sponsor

Whole Foods Market

Silver Sponsors

Honda Village Historic Homes Wicked Local
Newton Wellesley Hospital Cambridge Savings Bank Wegman's
  Wellesley Bank  

Bronze Sponsors

Whole Foods Whole Foods Aronson Insurance
BOKS109 American Prime Newton Cultural Council
Newton Cultural Council
Mount Ida College

Patron of the Arts Sponsors

Brae Burn Country Club Tango Mango Newton Marriott
Flawless Dental NewTV Superlux
Temple Shalom

Temple Shalom
Kind Snacks Johnny's Lucheonette
Learning Express Nixon Insurance Lasell Village

Supporter of the Arts

Suzuki School of Newton Cabot's Ice Cream Boston Beer Company Century Bank Sharon and Howard
Sholkin
Joanne Langione Dance Studio Sonex DJ Rotary Club of Newton The Green Company

The Committee:

  • Smaranda Albeck, Boston Rhythmic
  • Spyridon Antonopoulos,Psaltikon
  • Armand Andreassian, Newton Community Pride
  • Maria BeatrizArvelo, The Artful Piano
  • Lisa Azzoli, The Artful Piano
  • Joanne Baker, The Artful Piano
  • Joey Baron, Jewish Arts Collaborative
  • Richard Barrett, The Saint John of Damascus Society
  • Melissa Bernstein, Newton Theatre Company
  • Lindsey Beauregard,Lasell College
  • Lynn Blake, Lasell College, The Artful Piano
  • Joanie Block, Selmadanse
  • Stephen Bourassa, New England Jazz Productions
  • Paulette Bowes, All Newton Music School
  • Karen Bray, Dance Festival, The Artful Piano
  • Amelia Brock, Temple Shalom of Newton
  • Nadine Broude, Temple Shalom of Newton
  • Monique Byrne, Newton Family Singers
  • Helen Cao, Newton Chinese Language School
  • Joe Carella, Scandinavian Living Center
  • Barbara Cassidy, Suspicious Motives Records
  • Betty Chan, Asian American Leadership Network
  • Eric Chasalow, Brandeis University
  • Agnes Chow, Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association
  • Bonnie Clendenning, Newton Community Chorus
  • Stephanie Cogen, Newton Family Singers
  • Whitney Cover, Newton Dance Concert
  • Michelle Curran, Creative Steps Dance Studio
  • Meli Currie, Joanne Langione Dance Center
  • Victoria Danberg, Newton Cultural Alliance
  • Yonggi Deng, Newton Chinese Language School
  • BevDroz, Green Newton, Newton Art Association
  • Charles Eisenberg, Highland Glee Club
  • Daniel Elias, New Art Center
  • Ellen Fisher, Newton Open Studios;FenceART
  • Gloria Gavris, Chairman Emeritus
  • Shari Friedman, Committee
  • Helene Froelich, Creation Dance
  • Lina Fu, Chinese American Association of Newton
  • Barbara Gaffin, Zamir Chorale of Boston
  • Paulette Goddard, Paulette’s Ballet Studio
  • Maureen Grannan, Newton At Home
  • Nancy Grissom, Friends of the Newton Free Library
  • Martha Hadeler, Lutheran Church of the Newtons
  • Peter Halpern, Temple Shalom of Newton
  • Adrienne Hartzell, NewPhilharmonia Orchestra
  • Kathy Hassinger, Dance Currents, Inc.
  • Lee Bates Hatfield, Graphic Design
  • Grey Held, Poetry in Place: Mother’s Day Poetry Walk
  • Sachiko Isihara, Suzuki School of Newton
  • Hong Jiang, Chinese American Association of Newton
  • Yosi Karahashi, Flamenco
  • Kim Kashkashian, Music for Food Concert
  • Tom Keery, Newton Rotary Club
  • Robert Keller, Commonwealth Chorale
  • Robert Kelly, NewTV
  • Stephen Kessinger, NewTV
  • Bon Koo, Sea to You Sushi and Party
  • Anna Kravetz, Lucky 10 Young Talent Studio
  • Annie Lagasse, The Street WS Development
  • Kerry Lavin, Scandinavian Cultural Center
  • Amelia LeClair, CappellaClausura
  • Naomi Levine, New Art Center
  • Qingjun Li, Newton Chinese Language School
  • Alexandra Librandi,Lasell College
  • Jade and Eddy Lin, American Chinese Art Society
  • Olga Lisovskaya, Commonwealth Lyric Theater
  • Yury Livshetz, The Artful Piano
  • Maryann Louderback, Newton Dance Concert, The Artful Piano
  • Andrus Madsen, Newton Baroque
  • Linda Marks, Boston Association of Cabaret Artists
  • Franklin Marval, FenceART, Graphic Designer
  • Karen Masterson, Johnny’s Luncheonette
  • Emeline McKeowe, Newton Cultural Alliance
  • Phil McNulty, Newton Free Library
  • Ellen Meyers, Newton Free Library
  • Lenore Miller, Commonwealth Chorale
  • Lakshmi Narayan, Newton Community Pride
  • Sunanda Narayanan, Thillai Fine Arts Academy
  • Yelena Neplok, Nigun Chamber Ensemble
  • Hankus Netsky, Ethnic Heritage Festival
  • Kevin O’Connell, West Suburban YMCA Center for the Creative Arts
  • Susan Paley, The Village Bank
  • Marisa Panos, Boston Ballroom Dance Center
  • Susan Faccenda Peghiny, Rotary Club of Newton
  • Carla Pepka, Lasell Village
  • Christopher Pitts, Waban Improvement Society & Waban Area Council
  • Andrea Foggle Plotkin, AFP Art Consulting
  • Cashman Kerr Prince, Music for Food Concert
  • Alexander Prokhorov, Commonwealth Lyric Theater
  • Janet Razulis, NewtonSERVES
  • Carol Reichert, Yosi Karahashi Flamenco
  • Jerry Reilly, Newton Nomadic Theatre
  • Ald. John Rice, Hyde Community Center
  • Linda Rinearson, Newton Art Association
  • Miriam Rosenblum, Circus Smirkus
  • Melinda Rothstein, Newton Dance Concert
  • Irina Rubinshtein, Commonwealth Lyric Theater
  • Ada Salie, Boston Rhythmic
  • Julie Samra, Innovation Panel
  • Cynthia Sanger, The Artful Piano
  • Terry Sauro, Nonantum Neighborhood Association
  • Ashima Scripp, Walden Chamber Players
  • Joel Segal, Newton Dance Concert
  • Michelle Shoemaker, All Newton Music School
  • Howard Sholkin, Lasell College
  • Clara Silverstein, Historic Newton
  • Hank Solomon, Highland Jazz
  • Tova Speter, The Artful Piano
  • Rebecca Stein, Showcase SuperLux
  • Robin Stein, Innovation Panel and Newton Free Library Literacy Panel
  • Greer Tan Swiston, Ethnic Heritage Festival
  • Laurie Szablewski, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Cara Szeghy, Committee
  • Archana Vahalia, Ethnic Heritage Festival
  • Anne Vallely, Lasell College
  • Deb Vogel, All That Jazz
  • Genie Ware, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Delanie Wise, ceramicist
  • Susan Workman, New England Jazz Enrichment Foundation
  • Jim Ye, Newton Chinese Language School
  • Allison Yee, The Street WS Development
  • Todd Young, Newton Public Schools
  • Sherry Zhao, Newton Chinese Language School
  • Vladimir Zimakof, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College

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