CHAT is a full-color glossy magazine that celebrates creative businesses, regional events, museums and cultural programs. It is published by Windham ARTS, a non-profit and the Connecticut Office of the Arts Designated Regional Service. Each issue of CHAT includes compelling stories about area businesses, attractions, and the creative community as well timely pieces on … [Read more...] about CHECK OUT THE LATEST EDITION OF CHAT!
Connecticut Office of Tourism announces brochure distribution partner for Connecticut Welcome Centers The State Office of Tourism has been able to secure more racks for your brochures at all Welcome Center locations except Westbrook. While recent layoffs have eliminated Welcome Center staffing, CTM Media Group is stepping up to help receive and restock brochures at the Centers … [Read more...] about Business of Tourism #201: DNE Guide, CT Welcome Centers, Brochure Launch
Another museum season is upon us! As we look forward to an array of upcoming events and programs, I’d like to reflect on some of our accomplishments. This past year Friends expanded our Spring Lecture series into A Symposium, Lives and Legacies: Prudence Crandall’s African-American Students. The Symposium was held Saturday May 9, 2015. The panel featured Jennifer J. Rycenga, … [Read more...] about Friends of Prudence Crandall Annual Meeting
Canterbury – A $3,434 grant to Friends of the Prudence Crandall Museum, Inc., awarded by Connecticut Humanities will help fund This year’s Symposium, titled Lives and Legacies: Prudence Crandall’s African American Students, Part 2. The day-long event will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury CT 06331, beginning … [Read more...] about Friends of the Prudence Crandall Museum Awarded Grant to Host No Small Courage
A crowd of more than 350 arts workers, arts advocates, high-school students, performers, legislators and government officials celebrated the power of the arts to transform individual lives and stimulate the state's economy at the first CT Arts Day in 20 years. Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Culture for the State of CT, pushed for the concept of this gathering and rallied … [Read more...] about FIRST ARTS DAY AT THE CAPITOL IN 20 YEARS A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS