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Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center

The Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center is designed to support the educational and extracurricular programs of Lasell University and Lasell Village through artistic and cultural activities designed for all members and friends of the broadest University community. In recent years, the Center has supported arts exhibits and shows, including student and faculty art shows. The Center is also home to the Newton Country Players, which rehearses and performs at the Yamawaki.

Special Features

Wedeman Art Gallery

Wedeman Art Gallery

Featuring two full floors to display personal or group artwork, the Wedeman Art Gallery provides professional lighting, wall hangings, and enough space for guests to enjoy the artwork.

Yamawaki Auditorium

Yamawaki Auditorium

Equipped with professional sound and lighting fixtures, the Yamawaki Auditorium is the perfect setting to sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds and scenes of a concert or theatrical event. The auditorium seats up to 65 people and holds a maximum of 85.

Yamawaki Catered Events

Catered Events

The hallway of the Yamawaki Center is home to various display showcases and wall hangings. The Center is available for catered events and art showcases. Contact the center for more rental information.

Contact Us

Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center
47 Myrtle Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
617-243-2143