ARTS ALLIANCE NEWS
Our approach to making the arts more accessible is constantly evolving. Read the latest, and find out what the CT Arts Alliance is up to now.
The Connecticut Office of the Arts, in partnership with CAA and our state’s nine Designated Regional Services Organizations, has developed COVID-19 Operating Guidelines for Connecticut’s Arts & Culture industry. “This document is designed to aid organizations as they plan to reopen in accordance with the guidelines of both state and federal government, and it presents…Read More
In response to the pandemic crisis and its economic impact, CAA continues to gather resources, data, and information for and about our statewide arts and culture community. When the time comes, we stand ready to assist in the reopening and rebuilding of arts organizations and the well-being of individual artists. We also have recommendations for…Read More
On April 7, CAA hosted anÂ Arts Community MeetingÂ with guest speaker Liz Shapiro, State Director of Arts, Preservation and Museums, within the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD). Over two hundred arts administrators, artists, and advocates participated on Zoom and Facebook Live! In addition to updates about programs and resources available through theÂ Office of the…Read More
Earlier this month, the Department of Economic and Community Development announced state Office of the Arts grants in four categories for fiscal year 2020. The interactive map below shows grant awards and the location of recipients. (Click here if the map doesn’t load.) [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=1W0Nwx91tkSX7VnBbGW-XcGlgDuit_SUl&w=640&h=480] If your organization received a grant, we encourage you to…Read More
In Connecticut, our General Assemblyâ€”composed of a Senate and a House of Representativesâ€”convene for regular sessions in the winter and spring. In even-numbered years (like 2020), the General Assembly is in session from February to May. In odd-numbered years (like 2019), when the state budget must be drafted and approved, the regular session runs from…Read More
The 2019 Connecticut General Assembly session ended in June, and it included a few significant wins and changes for the creative sector. The most encouraging legislative development was the name change of the Tourism Caucus to the Arts, Culture and Tourism Caucus . The unanimous vote for the name change recognizes the important impact that arts and…Read More