Cultural Council

Contact: Jeanne Randorf
Address: One North Main Road, Otis, MA 01253
Phone: 413-269-4251
Meeting  3rd Wednesday 6:00 pm
Additional LinksMembers
Jeanne Randorf
ChairJune 30, 2020
Shanon AlbeeTreasurerJune 30, 2018
Mary Jo EngelsSecretary
June 30, 2019
Arlene TolopkoMember
June 30, 2019
Robert TurnboughMemberJune 30, 2018
Deborah FogelMemberJune 30, 2019
Ilisa SulnerMemberJune 30, 2018
Carol LombardoMemberJune 30, 2020

Call for Grant Applications!

The Otis Cultural Council invites artists, artisans, educators, lecturers, and performers from Massachusetts to apply for state and town funding for cultural programs to benefit Otis residents in 2018. Our mission is to provide access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences for adults, teens, and children in our community.


Applicants may submit applications on paper as in the past, or online.  To file online, go to , click on the ‘Applicants’  button, and follow the instructions given there.  Deadline is October 16!


You may download a paper version from our OCC page on the Town of Otis website (  Please Note: the application on this page is for download only. To file online, you must go to the website above.


Paper applications will also be available at the Otis Town Hall. Completed paper applications  should be mailed to :

Otis Cultural Council

1 North Main Road

P.O. Box 237

Otis, MA 01253


Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, OCTOBER 16, 2017.


For more information, send email inquiries to or call Jeanne Randorf (Chair) at 413-269-4251.


OCC digital news

If you wish to receive email notification of our 2017/2018 events, click on  the “Subscribe to News” button on the home page. Follow the easy steps and we’ll keep you informed!

Mission Statement

The Otis Cultural Council mission is to promote cultural access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences for Otis residents of all ages, and to promote communication and community-building.