CitySpace is a nonprofit organization that has established and continues to maintain the iconic old Town Hall building as a vital center for the arts and art organizations in the city of Easthampton, MA. We strive to sustain the legacy of the historic building (1869) as a public place that all citizens of Easthampton may access and benefit from.
Sign-up to learn more about upcoming CitySpace projects, events, and special Easthampton history downloads.
Big Red Frame owner, Jean Pierre Pasche, is a strong supporter of community projects, including the 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Gold Star winner – Art in the Orchard. He has created the Eastmont Art Fund that raises funds for local non-profit organizations. His frame shop, Big Red Frame, is located in old Town Hall and connected to Pasche’s Elusie Gallery that exhibits artists year round. As the only for profit in the building, his business invites new visitors into the building six days a week.
Easthampton City Arts+ enriches lives through the integration of arts, culture and community and promotes revitalization and protection of Easthampton’s cultural assets. ECA+, a Local Cultural Council, organizes a monthly citywide Art Walk, offers workshops and forums, establishes public art projects and performances. Additionally the organization coordinates two galleries and an incubator space in Easthampton including a gallery in the old Town Hall.
Flywheel, a collectively run, not-for-profit space, aims to build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice, and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit. Flywheel offers live music events, gallery exhibitions, film screenings, readings, workshops and the Flywheel Zine Library. Three mornings a week, the Flywheel space is used as a free community space for parents and their young children in the Family Center.