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Ripley Chapel Arts & Spirituality


Please join us for the 2023-24 Season of Ripley Presents, a monthly arts and music showcase featuring local and regional artists, held in our newly renovated Ripley Chapel. For more information about the season, please contact Jane Ring Frank, Minister of Music and the Arts at 857-919-0983.


Upcoming Events 

Youth Open Mic Night

Saturday, October 14, 7:30 PM

A celebration of Winchester’s youth bands and musicians! Watch this space for performer sign-up info.



Book Reading by Stephen Kiernan

Friday, November 3, 7:30 PM

Kiernan returns to Ripley Presents with The Glass Chateau, a gripping tale of hope, healing, and the redemptive power of stained glass and art, set against the turmoil of post-World War II France.  Held in the Sanctuary.



Travails and Triumphs

Friday, December 8, 7:30 PM

Sarah Bob, founder and pianist, New Gallery Concert Series, will present “Travails and Triumphs: An Evening of Fortitude and Hope Through Music,” a powerful and dynamic solo piano event.



Kaleidoscope Chamber Music Ensemble

Friday, January 19, 7:30 PM

Kaleidoscope Chamber Music Ensemble presents “Contemporaneous Kaleidoscope: Music of our time,” featuring strings, oboe, flute, bassoon, and piano in a lush and beautiful chamber concert.



Storytelling for Children and Families

Saturday, February 10, 4:00 PM

Author, teacher, and premiere storyteller David Sewell-McCann will delight children and parents alike with this most enduring and endearing form of connection.



Atwater-Donnelly trio

Friday, March 15, 7:30 PM

The highly acclaimed Aubrey Atwater, Elwood Donnelly, and Cathy Clasper-Torch return to Ripley Chapel with a delightful program
of traditional American and Celtic folk songs, old-time gospel songs, dance tunes, and original works.



Hank Wonder

Saturday, April 27, 7:30 PM

We celebrate the return of the Boston-based trio of Annie Bartlett (fiddle and viola), Darren Buck (vocals), and Michael Loria (guitar) who continue to craft a soulful blend of Americana that’s equal parts down-home and gussied up.




Ripley Chapel News

Past Ripley Presents Events

May 19, 2023

Henrique Eisenmann’s “Voices”

April 14, 2023

Terry E Carter 

March 24, 2023

Matt & Shannon Heaton

January 20, 2023

Aryaloka String Quartet

November 4, 2022

Late Night Thoughts

October 14, 2022

Universe of Two Book Reading & Signing 

September, 23, 2022

Ripley Presents: The Revenants

May 6, 2022

Ripley Presents: “Regarding Insects” Project EcoMusic’s Inaugural Concert

March 18, 2022

Ripley Presents: Cultural Syncopations

December, 17, 2021

Songs for the Waiting: An Advent Serenade

November, 6, 2021

Ripley Presents: “We Are All Homeless”

Friday, October 1, 2021

Rumbarroco: A Special Live Stream Concert

A fiery Latin-Baroque fusion with a period, folk, and contemporary band!

Feb 26, 2021

Ripley Presents: We Are All Homeless

Feb 19, 2021

Ripley Presents: Artist/Activist Willie Baronet’s Signs of Humanity


December 11, 2020

Atwater-Donnelly (Zoom)

November 20, 2020

Hank Wonder (livestream)

March 6, 2020

Cris Williamson: The Changer and the Changed

February 14, 2020

A Valentine’s Day Cabaret

January 31, 2020

Through an Open Window Art Show

January 10, 2020

Hank Wonder in Concert

December 13, 2019

Dominique Dodge in Concert

November 15, 2019

Atwater Donnelly Trio


Ripley Chapel Renovation Project