Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
NEFA Grant Recipient
Cultural Nonprofit

The Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) is an independent, non-profit chartered organization with the mission of strengthening the vitality and economic growth of arts and culture in the Lowell area. COOL serves the creative community by fostering communication, collaboration, advocacy and promotion.

I Have Worked With

  • January 2014

    Merrimack Rep has partnered with COOL to provide training to our Street Team members in how to view and discuss theatre with young audiences.  Merrimack Rep is also a partner in COOL's annual Destination Lowell event at the Lowell Folk Festival.  Destination Lowell highlights cultural non-profits in Lowell by providing them with tabling opportunities within the event. MRT also attends monthly museums meetings organized by COOL and has participated in COOL's new cultural advocacy initiative

  • January 2014

    The Whistler House Museum of Art participates in COOL's annual Holiday Shopping Tour during the City of Lights Parade.  During this event the COOL Bus drops off shoppers at galleries and museums throughout the city.  The Whistler House has also been a planning partner with COOL exploring possible new events for the city, serves with COOL on the First Thursdays committee and participates in monthly museum meetings organized by COOL.

  • January 2014

    COOL has partnered with the NEQM during the Museum's biennial Quilt Festival, providing transportation on the COOL Bus between venues.  COOL and NEQM also participate in a monthly gathering of museums in Lowell where we share updates and strategy.


  • NEFA Grantee
  • Cultural Nonprofit

Contact Information

First Name: 
Job Title/Position: 
Executive Director
Mailing Address: 
100 Merrimack Street
Suite 305
Lowell, MA 01852
Physical Address: 
100 Merrimack Street Suite 305
Lowell, MA 01852
Last Name: 


Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Year Founded: 
Populations Served: 
General Public
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Service Organizations
Activities and Services: 
Marketing Services
Professional Development / Training
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City

Affiliations and Accomplishments

I am a NEFA Grant Recipient