Arts, Culture, and Humanities

SNOW FARM-THE NEW ENGLAND CRAFT PROGRAM INC

  • Williamsburg, MA
  • www.snowfarm.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide exceptional studio craft and fine art instruction for people of all ages in an inspiring residential setting. We offer an evolving, expansive community where every experience is intended to awaken and nourish the life-changing power of creativity.

ruling year

2001

Executive Director since 2015

Self-reported

Ms. Mary Jo Murphy

Keywords

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arts education, crafts education, scholarship aid, adolescents, seniors, inspiring setting, affordable, highest quality

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Also Known As

Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

EIN

06-3547767

 Number

1914216969

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (A12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Summer in Art High School Program. Accelerated Studio Arts High School Program. Adult Weekend Intensive Workshops. Week long Elderhostel and ArtinDepth programs. Winter Commuter Workshops.

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SNOW FARM- THE NEW ENGLAND CRAFT PROGRAM, INC.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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SNOW FARM-THE NEW ENGLAND CRAFT PROGRAM INC

Leadership

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Executive Director

Ms. Mary Jo Murphy

BIO

Mary Jo Murphy became the Executive Director in March of 2015. Mary Jo's twenty years of progressive nonprofit leadership experience includes the following positions:
Executive Director at the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum in Maryland;
Director of Development at the Museum of Art & History in California;
Director of Development at the Berkshire Museum in Massachusetts; and
Leadership Annual Giving Officer at Miss Hall's School in Massachusetts.  
In addition, Mary Jo served as an Accreditation Panel Reviewer for the American Association of Museums in Washington, D.C.; a Grant Panelist for the Maryland State Arts Council in Baltimore, MD; Grant Panelist for the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County in Santa Cruz, CA; and Consultant for The Center of Military History in Washington, D.C.
Mary Jo has a Bachelor of Arts in Art Management from Wilkes University, in Wilkes-Barre, PA. and an M.B.A. degree in Entrepreneurial Thinking and Innovative Process from Bay Path College in Longmeadow, MA.
 

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"As a newcomer to Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, it has not taken too long to see what makes Snow Farm so special: our talented and amazing instructors; a comfortable, creative learning environment for both beginning and experienced students; a wide variety of media and classes to choose from; the rustic beauty of the farm buildings and grounds; an interesting community of creative people; and good home-cooked food! We offer over 150 exciting art and craft workshops held in nine studios: glassblowing, ceramics, farmhouse (fiber and mixed media), metalsmithing & jewelry, woodworking, kiln & stained glass, flameworking, welding & sculpture, painting & drawing. Our workshops start in January and run through the end of October. I look forward to seeing you here at Snow Farm!"

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Janet Dunlap

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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