News & Updates
These individuals have been named an Arts Hero for their extraordinary work in the arts, for the arts, and through the arts.read more
Congratulations to our local recipients, artist, Megan Marden, Danbury, and Brian Clements, Newtown!read more
Preston poet Margaret Gibson, whose subjects include her late husband’s fight against Alzheimer’s, has been appointed Connecticut’s Official State Poet Laureate, the Connecticut Office of the Arts announced Wednesday.read more
The School of Visual and Performing Arts at Western Connecticut State University will offer secondary school students three workshop opportunities to enrich their arts education in the High School Summer Arts Intensive program from…read more
Paid internships available to Connecticut college students, emerging creative professionals and military veterans at various arts and culture organizations throughout Connecticut!read more
After 2 1/2 years of planning and curating, Freed Formats: the book reconsidered opened March 30 at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. Eight venues in total participating. The Mark Twain Library will host a closing reception on Sunday, April 28 at 3 pm.read more
COA’s Higher Order Thinking (HOT) APPROACH to teaching and learning provides educators vital professional development, resources, tools and strategies to develop effective practices in standards based arts education, arts integration, and more.read more
“The nine photographs on display are part of a long-term project of photographing the entire state of Connecticut. This sounds ambitious, but on the other hand,..”read more
Prospective Volunteer Open House! Stop in and learn about how YOU can get involved! Saturday, April 13th 10:00 am
Weir Farm National Historic Site.
Learn how you can get involved at your local national park through the Volunteers-In-Parks program!
“I’m writing today to share my excitement about a new release from the National Governors Association (NGA), created in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and NASAA.” Pam Breaux, President and CEO, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies.read more
E Pluribus – Out of Many, OneAntonia Schachter | March 7, 2019 “I personally feel that America is a multicolored, multifaceted nation of extremely diverse interests, views and substance and that is what makes it great. Our flag and our prophetic...read more
WCSU Again Captures Multiple KCACTF Awards At Regional Event art news Antonia Schachter| March 7, 2019 by BWW News Desk The Western Connecticut State UniversityDepartment of Theatre Arts returned last month from the Kennedy Center American...read more