Cultural Council

The Oxford Cultural Council (OCC) is the local council partner of the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC).

The Massachusetts Cultural Council is the state agency committed to building a central place for the arts, sciences and humanities in the everyday lives of communities across the Commonwealth. MCC pursues this mission through a combination of grant programs, partnerships, and services for nonprofit cultural organizations, schools, communities, and individual artists.

The Oxford Cultural Council receive funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council each year to award to local performers and organizations The primary responsibility of the OCC is to evaluate and fund grant applications that support arts, sciences and humanities in the Oxford community. OCC disperses approximately more than $5,000 in Oxford each year, supporting local events such as Concerts at the Bandstand, individual performers at the Senior Center and field trips for OPS classes. OCC must maintain a minimum of 5 members in order to continue to receive funds from MCC.

The Oxford Cultural Council is looking for new members! If you are interested in joining, please email OCC or contact the Chairperson by telephone.

Visit the Oxford Cultural Council website at MCC for up-to-date information on applying for a grant, local guideline, and previous grant recipients.

Applications are available in the Town Clerk's Office.

Council Members

Name Title
Lauren O'Neil Chair
Sarah Rulnick Secretary
Jennifer Woodward Member
David Gustafson Jr Co-treasurer
Victoria Rulnick Co-treasurer
Amanda Luisa Nicastro Member
Susan Grenier Member
Patti Rodier Member