Cultural Council

Supporting the Arts for the Benefit of the Westport Community

CLICK on the "ANNOUNCEMENTS" button to the left for latest news!


2017 marks the 25th Anniversary of the

Helen E. Ellis Charitable Trust Grant   

Mark your calendars!

Satuday, February 11, 2017  1-3 p.m. 

Council members will welcome applicants at the Westport Public Library for an Information Session!  Past applicants will be on hand to offer their experience.

Applications will be accepted February 1- March 17, 2017.  Please be sure to read all instructions on how to apply -click HERE!


The Council has made its determinations for the LCC cycle and notifications will be made soon!  

Here is an approriate "year-end" and new beginnings letter from Anita Walker, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Cultural Council - CLICK HERE.


Contact Irene Buck, Chair, if you would like to meet and discuss your project or ideas with the WCC Members.

Please let us know if you would like more information or to participate in Westports of the World in Ireland September 14-17 2017!

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The WCC Welcomes Your Questions!

Members of the Westport Cultural Council welcome the opportunity to share “behind the scenes information” about the grant awards and very specials programs funded by the WCC.  If your group or organization would like a presentation or more information to distribute, contact Irene Buck.


Click here to contact the Cultural Council webmaster by email.

Council Members

Name Title
Irene Buck Chair
Carolyn Duby Treasurer
Trintje Jansen Secretary
Lucy Tabit Website, Social Media
Colleen Kearney Member
Judith Duval Member
Rud Lawrence Member
Helene Korolenko Member
Ned Daniels
Vacant Vacant