The mission of the Firehouse (Society for the Development of Arts and Humanities) is to advance the arts and humanities in the Greater Newburyport region by:

  • fostering the growth and development of the individual artists and cultural organizations through its programs and services
  • stimulating understanding of and participation in the arts and humanities, and
  • presenting, sponsoring and producing a broad range of cultural, educational and artistic programs.

About the Firehouse

The Firehouse Center for the Arts is a non-profit center for the arts gratefully supported by you and others in the community. Our 191 seat theater is active throughout the year with Firehouse Produced events, partner presentations, and arts education programs. Everything we do is made better by the artists, audience, philanthropists, businesses, and volunteers that help us on a daily basis. It’s been said many times, but it remains true; it takes a village, and what a wonderful village supports the Firehouse!

About this site

This site was developed by Imarc in conjunction with The Firehouse Center for the Arts. Imarc consulted on strategy, developed new information architecture and designed the new look and feel. Imarc programmers created a robust back-end content management system that will allow the Firehouse staff to maintain site content with non-technical staff. The quality of this site is a direct reflection of the excellent collaboration and content provided by The Firehouse.

About Imarc

Imarc’s experienced team of engineers, UX engineers, designers, strategists and business and marketing experts have helped over 300 clients do business better.

The award-winning, 25-person agency with office’s on both coasts has sustained steady growth since its inception and is proud of its many long-term client relationships across different industries. Today Imarc continues to be a premier digital agency that attracts top talent and creates smart solutions for forward-thinking brands.

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Featured Sponsors

Institution for Savings The Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank The Harpley Foundation Kennard L. Bowlen Charitable Trust Massachusetts Cultural Council