Cultural Council

Contact: Jeanne Randorf
Address: One North Main Road, Otis, MA 01253
Phone: 413-269-4251
Meeting  3rd Wednesday 6:00 pm
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Jeanne Randorf
ChairJune 30, 2021
Arlene TolopkoMember
June 30, 2023
Deborah FogelMemberJune 30, 2023
Ilisa SulnerMemberJune 30, 2022
Vicki ErnstMemberJune 30, 2021


Thanks to all for a successful 2019 grant season!


We hope you enjoyed the activities that we sponsored over the course of the 2019 season.  And now it’s time to plan for calendar year 2020.  We invite suggestions and comments for cultural activities to benefit Otis residents.

We seek to promote cultural access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences—as well as to promote communication and build community in our town.


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 2019. 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.


You may download a paper version from our OCC page on the Town of Otis website (  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


Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, OCTOBER 15, 2018.


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 2020 events, go to the Town of Otis website ( and click on the “Subscribe to News” button. 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.