News & Updates
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The New York Times boasted about Ridgefield in an article titled “Ridgefield, Conn.: Arts, Culture and Open Space.”
The City of Danbury has announced a search for a muralist to design and paint a mural honoring the classical singer and Civil Rights pioneer, Marian Anderson, on 300 Main Street in downtown Danbury.
“Marian Anderson meant so much to the Danbury people, and we hope that this mural will inspire folks to continue to share her story throughout our community,” said Mayor Joseph M. Cavo. The chosen artist(s) has the opportunity to meet with the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Director Brigid Guertin to view Danbury’s collection of Marian Anderson’s personal belongings, and develop their concept with historical accuracy.
Four new sculptures created by local artists are expected to help liven downtown Danbury.
CERF+ — the Artists Safety Net will launch a fourth round of COVID-19 Relief Grants on August 10. The $1,000 grants are for artists working in craft disciplines who are facing dire circumstances due to food, housing, and/or medical insecurities as a result of the ongoing pandemic.
COVID recovery related funding opportunities.
The Connecticut Office of the Arts is a newly minted State Affiliate of the AIR Institute – a training program for individuals who will serve as facilitators to advance creative community solutions
The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection of short stories or poems
RiseUP for Arts/CT Murals is partnering with CityCenter Danbury, DaSilva Realty, and the City of Danbury to paint a large-scale mural overlooking Kennedy Park that honors John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Children 18 years old and under explore Connecticut museums for free this summer. Make new discoveries at The Aldrich today!
In April, the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut joined the Connecticut Arts Alliance call for 1% of America Recovery Plan funding be allocated for the Arts.
CT Humanities seeks a full-time (37.5 hours), Grants and Programs Assistant. This is a two-year position
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has awarded The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum $75,000 to support its 2022 exhibitions program. These essential funds will help realize three important exhibitions: the group exhibition 52 Artists: Revisiting a Feminist Milestone, and two solo exhibitions by artists Milano Chow and Duane Slick.