News & Updates
Arts, Culture, + Tourism Activism Day in Hartford Antonia Schachter | March 7, 2019 Connecticut Arts Alliance has released its 2019 State Policy Recommendations. Under the heading "Take Action". Recommendations include information about...read more
Our winter meeting was in Louisville, Kentucky. It was my first visit there, so I was happy to take it all in. Besides the surprising cold, to me anyway, the trip was as energizing and intense as always. So, I want to share with you what I learned, a few lasting impressions and lighthearted observations.read more
American flag art stars in upcoming show at @287 Gallery by Paul Steinmetz | February 21, 2019 The @287 Gallery at 287 Main St. in Danbury will host an art exhibit of America’s dynamic pluralism as reflected in depictions of U.S. flags....read more
My first initiative, already underway, is placing poetry books in the waiting rooms of various business venues in Bethel–doctor’s offices, hair salons, business offices–any place where customers are required to wait. Who knows where a chance encounter with the poems of Billy Collins, Mary Oliver, Dick Allen, Rennie McQuilkin or Emily Dickinson might lead?read more
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