Updates from the Arts, Culture & Tourism Caucus

After the Arts, Culture, and Tourism summit on December 3, 2021 that brought together sector representatives, interested legislators, and state agency leaders to discuss the priorities, challenges, and issues of the sectors, the Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) Caucus held another meeting on January 26, 2022. Review the Agenda During the December ACT Caucus summit,…

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Arts, Culture & Tourism Forum Review

On Friday, December 3, 2021, leaders from the arts, culture, and tourism sectors joined state legislators in Hartford to discuss the status of the sectors. We were thrilled to have our own Board President, Calida Jones, present on the opening panel of the event and spoke on the need for more voices at the table…

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Join Our Work

Please respond by December 15, 2021 using the form below. Connecticut Arts Alliance (CAA), a statewide membership organization that inspires support for the arts, is looking for talented, passionate volunteers to join our work. CAA has expanded representation across the state of Connecticut and we have committed to prioritizing BIPOC communities. We value lived experiences…

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Raise Your Voice Northwest Corner!

Small arts organizations in Northwest Connecticut are about to have a stronger voice in the state.  Through a $2,500 grant from the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation, the Connecticut Arts Alliance (CAA) is implementing a program called, “Raise Your Voice Northwest Corner.”  Connecticut Arts Alliance is a statewide advocacy organization inspiring support for the arts. “This…

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Crunch Time for Arts Funding

We’re down to the final stretch of the legislative session and the Appropriations Committee is making decisions right now on their budget priorities. We need to be sure arts and culture is one of them! The committee is working on two budgets: The 2022/2023 state budget currently calls for the Tourism Fund to be replenished from the…

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Pandemic Response Resources

Data and resources available are changing rapidly during this time of crisis, so we’re providing links to governmental and organizational websites that are collecting information of interest to the cultural community. NEW: Get updated information about tax policies, PPP, SVOG, and other Government programs from the American Rescue Plan from this PowerPoint by the Americans…

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