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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News & Updates

Forward into the Light

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote, buildings and landmarks across the country will light up in purple and gold on August 26, 2020 as part of the nationwide Forward Into the Light Campaign, named in honor of the historic suffrage slogan, “Forward through the Darkness, Forward into the Light.”

Great Hollow Virtual Juried Art Show – A Success!

The Great Hollow Virtual Juried Art Show 2020 (May 15 – June 30, 2020) raised over $1300 for the Great Hollow Nature Preserve. Those funds came from the artists’ participation fees and the customers that bought paintings and photographs. The Great Hollow Photographers Club who sponsored the art show, presented a check to Chad Seewagen, Executive Director of Great Hollow, on July 31, 2020.