January is our month!

Stop & Shop Community Bag Program. Buy a bag or two, or three!

              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.


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“Weather Report: Art and Atmosphere”

October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - March 29, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
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Eva LeWitt Exhibition

October 6, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - April 5, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
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“There Must Be Some Way Out of Here”

November 24, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - May 17, 2020 @ 5:00 PM
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Inter-District Strings Project

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - March 24, 2020 @ 8:30 PM
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Color in Winter Art Show and Sale 

January 3 @ 8:00 AM - February 28 @ 4:30 PM

News & Updates

Readi Talks: Chris Webby Featuring James Bye

On January 29th at Real Art Ways, Connecticut Office of the Arts in partnership with Now You Know Ent. presents you with a chance to experience a 1:1 in depth conversation with artist, entrepreneur and creative Chris Webby.


The Connecticut Arts Hero Awards honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing extraordinary things in, for, or through the arts in Connecticut. Since 2016, the Connecticut Arts Hero Awards have introduced us to remarkable individuals engaged in or supporting the arts - some publically and some behind the scenes.