Creative Sector Survey now open!

We need your voice!  To better understand needs and to better serve the creative community, the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut has launched a regional survey and invite the Creative Sector  of all disciplines in Western Connecticut, Putnam and Westchester counties, to give input.  We hope to benchmark the needs of those who give so much back to our region. 


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.


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Open Studio: Monthly Painting & Drawing Studio Session

January 8 @ 1:00 PM - November 11 @ 4:00 PM
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Artist Demo

January 8 @ 7:30 PM - December 23 @ 9:00 PM
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Thorne Academy step dance classes

January 28 @ 4:00 PM - June 30 @ 6:00 PM
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Irish language

February 1 @ 9:00 AM - December 26 @ 12:00 PM
Tue 02

Fiddle and Tin Whistle Class

February 1 @ 10:00 AM - December 26 @ 1:00 PM

News & Updates

PPP Loan Forgiveness Seminar

The long-awaited Treasury guidelines and application form on loan forgiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) have finally been released.


Dr. Sten Vermund, Dean, Yale School of Public and his extensive team of public health researchers offer arts organizations, venues, staff, and boards direction on how to reopen through the lens of public health.

PPP Assists Over 230,000 in New England

The SBA recently released an updated Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Report detailing total data from both rounds of PPP funding through May 16.