Cultivating Creative Opportunities

We are for creative thinkers, art lovers, community influencers.

Marc Jaffe

Creating Economic Growth

Implementing artistic and business opportunities to further develop our community

CityCenter Danbury

Connecting with art and culture

We make art, history, and culture accessible for everyone

Danbury Music Centre

              ABOUT US

Empowering Growth

We are leaders in cultivating creative opportunities and partnerships for the inspiring and thriving arts and culture community. 

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.


Mon 18

Color in Winter Art Show & Sale

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - March 29 @ 4:30 PM
Mon 18

James Mazza: A Life Rich with Artistic Exploration

February 1 @ 8:00 AM - February 28 @ 5:00 PM
Mon 18
Mon 18

Call to Artists: Art at Ives Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show 2019

February 6 @ 8:00 AM - March 29 @ 11:30 PM
Mon 18

After School Art Exploration

February 6 @ 4:00 PM - February 27 @ 6:00 PM

News & Updates

Welcome to Our New Board of Directors!

With the new fiscal year underway, we are thrilled to welcome five new board members; Emily Anne Carney, Writer; Dennis Daugherty, Chairman of the Western Connecticut Chapter of SCORE; Joe Keneally, Technical Director, Sherman Chamber Ensemble; Vicki Taylor-Bloch, Interior Designer; and Paula Woodhouse, Head of Business Banking at Union Savings Bank.

Call to Artists at Ives 2019

Calling all artists: Art at Ives is back for its 4th year! This juried fine art and crafts show brings artists from all over the region and nation to showcase a great variety of high quality original works representing every major category for a weekend celebrating visual arts and more.

Nominate Your Arts Hero!

The Connecticut Office of the Arts introduced Arts Hero Awards to honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing extraordinary work in the arts, for the arts, or through the arts in Connecticut.