News & Updates
With the new fiscal year underway, we are thrilled to welcome five new board members; Emily Anne Carney, Writer; Dennis Daugherty, Chairman of the Western Connecticut Chapter of SCORE; Joe Keneally, Technical Director, Sherman Chamber Ensemble; Vicki Taylor-Bloch, Interior Designer; and Paula Woodhouse, Head of Business Banking at Union Savings Bank.read more
Calling all artists: Art at Ives is back for its 4th year! This juried fine art and crafts show brings artists from all over the region and nation to showcase a great variety of high quality original works representing every major category for a weekend celebrating visual arts and more.read more
The Connecticut Office of the Arts introduced Arts Hero Awards to honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing extraordinary work in the arts, for the arts, or through the arts in Connecticut.read more
The Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship provides funding to arts administrators to pursue professional development activities that will advance their careers in arts administration.read more
2019 Arts Workforce Initiative Program: Now Accepting Applications for Host Organizations!
The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is excited to launch its 2019 Arts Workforce Initiative (AWI) Program! AWI provides internship opportunities for Connecticut college students, emerging creative professionals and military veterans at Connecticut not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations.
On February 1, applications open to artists of all disciplines to receive the Creative Capital Award, which provides up to $50,000 in funding for innovative project ideas, plus career development and advisory services valued at an additional $50,000 for a total value of $100,000.read more
Marion Lynott’s heritage inspires her art and allows her to convey the feelings of home wherever she travels.
Marion grew up on a small farm in Glenmore, Co. Mayo, a village in the West of Ireland.read more
Danbury Nonprofit Legislative Forum Posted by Antonia Schachter | January 9, 2019 To our Non-Profit and affiliated Members:Fairfield County’s Community Foundation will host its Danbury Nonprofit Legislative Forum, which is consistently one of...read more
R.E.A.D.I Talk with Christopher Brown Posted by Antonia Schachter | January 8, 2019 R.E.A.D.I Talk with Christopher Brown, The State House, 310 State Street, New HavenWednesday, January 16, 20197:00 - 9:00 pmOn January 16 at The State House in New...read more
Make Music Day!! Posted by Antonia Schachter | January 9, 2019 Make Music Day will return to Connecticut on June 21, 2019! If you are interested in administering a Make Music Day program in your area, please register now to attend an informational...read more
Creative Conversations is a professional development series being offered by the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) that will focus on five (5) strategic initiatives (listed below). COA will convene a session(s) focused on each initiative, each designed in various formats including invitation-only meetings, open registration sessions, fishbowl-style conversations, workshops, and panel presentations.read more
Accessible Art in Danbury and Bethel features local artists and venues By Antonia Schachter | January 3, 2019 Accessible Art in Danbury and Bethel Surrealism, expressionism, realism and interpretations of nature are reflected in the latest...read more