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 15

Sunburn by Francie Grace

September 20 @ 10:00 AM - November 25 @ 3:30 PM
Mon 15

Youth Theater Arts

October 1 @ 8:00 AM - November 19 @ 5:00 PM
Mon 15

Pink Martini

October 15 @ 8:00 PM
Tue 16

Portfolio Review Day

October 16 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tue 16

Gail Carson Levine launches Ogre Enchanted

October 16 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

News & Updates

2018 Business Supports the Arts Awards Breakfast October 11th

The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will celebrate arts from around the region at the 12th annual awards breakfast on Oct. 11 at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury. The Business Supports the Arts Award goes to Makery Coworking on Bank Street in New Milford. The Makery Coworking began as a …

Open House & Member Sale: Brookfield Craft Center

On October 13, 2018 from 12-5 pm, art enthusiasts can visit northwestern Connecticut’s historic Brookfield Craft Center (BCC). Explore over a dozen fine crafts and meet artists on the faculty.


We are still accepting applications to the Access category of the Arts Learning grant program. Arts Learning: Access grants provide funding, from $500 up $1,000, for exposure to the arts through field trips, school or classroom visits, performance(s), and/or lecture demonstrations by artists or artist groups or arts venues.