Cultural District

Who are we?

The Springfield Cultural Partnership (SCP) is a 501c3 founded in 2016 overseeing the Springfield Central Cultural District and serves all of Springfield, MA. SCCD was designated as a Cultural District in 2013 by the Mass Cultural Council. The SCP is a member based organization with a diverse mix of individuals and organizations, involved at a range of member levels, and all committed to supporting the vitality of our local cultural economy.


The SCP also oversees an area of downtown Springfield that has been designated as the architecturally impressive, compact, walkable area encompassing approximately 1/3 of a square mile of Downtown Springfield, MA. The district is brimming with cultural attractions, a robust calendar of cultural programming, and a diverse roster of restaurants and eateries.

What do we do?

Our Mission is to foster civic engagement and arts education in the City of Springfield by creating and sustaining a vibrant cultural environment, authentically engaging institutions, artists, and the community.


Our Vision is to succeed as a significant force in the region’s creative community by contributing to economic vitality and cultural enrichment. The SCP fosters a synergy and alignment of cultural resources that create an enriching, welcoming experience for Springfield visitors and residents alike.

Come visit!

Come visit any of our member organizations, enjoy amazing food & sign-up for our newsletter to stay updated on new events, programs, grant resources & artist opportunities!


Are you an artist, organization or creative alike? Submit a listing on our new creative directory! For additional resources, visit our resource directory.


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