Connecting with art and culture

December 13th  A Night with SoulStress – A Special Holiday Celebration

Cultivating Creative Opportunities

Accessible Art Project 2020.  Applications now Open!

Marc Jaffe

              ABOUT US

Empowering Growth

The Hope Mural,  designed and created by Toni Miraldi was created through a call to action by the EndWorks Project. This project is a collaboration with the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury to raise awareness of domestic violence and assault through the arts.  Video production by RmediA.


What We Offer

EMERGE by Hannah Munroe

Our Programs

Arts and culture should be accessible for everyone. It’s an important way for people to connect. It is an important part of thriving communities.

Sova Theater

Cultural Leadership

We work in collaboration with community businesses and organizations to harness creative resources to make an impact.

287 Gallery

Economic Impact

We have evidence that nonprofit arts and culture sector is a significant industry in Fairfield County—.

Hal Tweedy Photographer

Professional Development

Our Professional Development Series is directed to arts leaders, arts-related businesses, non-profit arts groups, and artists.

Create Impact with Us

Ridgefield Library

Become A Member

When  you become a member, with us,  you join a network of creative thinkers, art lovers and makers, economic and cultural influencers.
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Get Involved

The Arts has an essential purpose in shaping a community’s
culture and business markets. There are many ways you can help advance art and culture.

Major Sponsors

The Cultural Alliance receives major funding from COA and serves as a regional partner for Western Connecticut.


Wed 20

Dinner and Karaoke Fun with Ed Stock!!!

May 31 @ 8:30 PM - December 27 @ 12:30 AM
Wed 20

Irish language

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - December 28 @ 12:00 PM
Wed 20

Fiddle and Tin Whistle Class

July 27 @ 10:00 AM - December 28 @ 1:00 PM
Wed 20

Dingledoties: New Paintings by Larry Louis Morse

September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - January 14, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
Wed 20

Monthly Drop-In Sketch Session With A Model

September 25 @ 9:30 AM - December 4 @ 12:30 PM

News & Updates

Accessible Art Project 2019 & Call to Artists!

Accessible Art Project 2019 & Call to Artists 2020!Antonia Schachter | November 5, 2019Call for 2020 artists We are seeking artists from Western Connecticut and Putnam County, N.Y., for the 2020 Accessible Art Project. Artists interested in a...

FY20 Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund Application Now Available

FY20 Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund Now AvailableAntonia Schachter | November 5, 2019 Overview & Eligibility The Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF) was established by the Connecticut General Assembly to stimulate the development of...

Calling ALL Teaching Artists!

Calling ALL Teaching Artists! Antonia Schachter | November 5, 2018 Round Pegs in Square Holes: Successfully bringing your art form into a school or institutional setting Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 – 8:30 pm at Oddfellows Playhouse, 128...