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November 1, 2022 Status qualifies the Trail for new grants and will help raise awareness of what member museums have to offer The Connecticut Art Trail is excited to announce that it has been approved as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. This status will allow the Trail to pursue new grants, improve its online presence, and…Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2022 Revived Local Cinema Broadens Cultural Mission with Global Short Film Festival on November 19th Area independent cinema fans were encouraged when, after the pandemic-driven closure of the Bethel Cinema, Frank and Jamie Lockwood reopened the space as Greenwood Features earlier this year. Beyond screening independent films at the four-screen…Read More
In a recent article by the Hartford Courant Reporter Kenneth R. Gosselin says crisis is coming to the theater district in downtown Hartford. This alarming trend can be found in theater districts throughout the state of Connecticut. Rob Ruggiero of TheaterWorks says “It’s a critical moment that is heading toward crisis.” Prior to the pandemic…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
After a broad and open search in our community, CAA is happy to welcome Giovanna Adams, Alana Ladson, and Michelle Lapine McCabe as members of the Board of Directors. We are excited for their unique perspectives on the arts & culture community and expertise during a year of growth for the organization. Giovanna Adams is…Read More