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Megan Whilden
Pittsfield's Office of Cultural Development

Megan Whilden is the city of Pittsfield's first Director of Cultural Development.  In this position she manages the city-owned Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, home to a gallery/performance space, ceramics classroom, and ten artist studios. In addition she coordinates, initiates, promotes and supports arts and cultural activities in the city of Pittsfield.

Previously she has served as the editor of the Artful Mind, a regional magazine of the arts, a columnist for the Berkshire Eagle, Marketing Director for IS183, Art School of the Berkshires in Stockbridge, Marketing Manager for Lindisfarne Books in Great Barrington, and Associate Publisher for the Society for the Study of Myth and Tradition in New York City.