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CT Arts Hero Awards – Call for Nominations

CT Arts Hero Awards – Call for Nominations

The Connecticut Arts Hero Awards honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing inspiring things in, for, or through the arts in Connecticut. Since 2016, the Connecticut Arts Hero Awards have introduced us to an array of remarkable individuals engaged in or supporting the arts – some publicly and some behind the scenes.

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Supporting Arts Grant – Connecticut

Supporting Arts Grant – Connecticut

The Supporting Arts grant program provides general operating support to help Connecticut’s arts organizations and municipal arts departments cover programmatic costs associated with their mission-related work. Deadline for applications is August 1st.

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Artist Treasure Hunt

Artist Treasure Hunt

SomethingProjects, is a statewide geo-tracking Artist Treasure Hunt called THE EXCHANGE, to take place throughout the state of CT August 15-November 1, 2022. This Open Call includes all artists living in CT (see attachment) and we anticipate the project will engage the public in fun and meaningful ways. The DEADLINE to submit is May 15, 2022.

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The Talking Artists Presents: Cheat Codes to the Culture

The Talking Artists Presents: Cheat Codes to the Culture

The Talking Artists is a series of curated conversations around culture, creativity and community.

Through these interactive sessions, artists will be equipped with the tools to create work at a professional level, enhance communication and community building skills, and overall, how to think deeper about their work in a holistic context.

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Apply Today for the Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship

Apply Today for the Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship

The Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship provides funding to individuals to pursue professional development opportunities in field of arts administration. Arts administration is the field that concerns the business operations of an arts organization, including but not limited to staff management, public relations, marketing, budget/fiscal management, board development, fund-raising, program development and evaluation.

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Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund Awards 171 Grants

Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund Awards 171 Grants

The Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF) awarded 171 grants totaling $861,472. Congratulations to all the recipients. The Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund (CAEF) was established by the Connecticut State Legislature to stimulate the development of private sector funding resources and to ensure the long-term stability of Connecticut’s arts industry by providing funding to organizations.

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The Talking Artists

The Talking Artists

The Talking Artists is a series of curated conversations around culture, creativity and community.

Through these interactive sessions, artists will be equipped with the tools to create work at a professional level, enhance communication and community building skills, and overall, how to think deeper about their work in a holistic context.

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Nominate Your Favorite CT Poet!

Nominate Your Favorite CT Poet!

The honorary position of Connecticut Poet Laureate was established in 1985 by the State of Connecticut. As the state’s representative poet, the Poet Laureate serves as an advocate for poetry and promotes the appreciation of — and participation in — poetry and literary arts activities among Connecticut citizens.

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Workshops for Artists, Arts Administrators, and Creatives Businesses!

Workshops for Artists, Arts Administrators, and Creatives Businesses!

Legal Entities 101: Legal Entities for Creative Businesses. Friday, January 21, 2022 | 10am – 12:00pm on Zoom. Whether you’re a new art school grad or a seasoned veteran, managing the business of your creative practice can be overwhelming, and maybe even a little scary. In this workshop, we aim to take some of the mystery out of being a small business owner by introducing you to basic, common legal entities.

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