HARTFORD, May 1, 2020 - The Connecticut Main Street Center (CMSC)is pleased to announce the recipients of its prestigious CT Main Street Founder's Award and Jack Shannahan Award for Public Service. CMSC selected The Cities Project, a collaborative journalism effort, to receive the CT Main Street Founder's Award, while Sara C. Bronin was named the recipient of the Jack … [Read more...] about Connecticut Main Street Center Announces Recipients of 2020 Special Awards
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The UConn Puppet Arts Program and Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry present an online live presentation titled The Making of Puppets Helping Pets: Abby Bosley's MFA Project, with UConn Puppet Arts graduate student Abby Bosley on Wednesday, May 6 at 7 p.m. EST via Facebook Live on the Ballard Institute page (facebook.com/BallardInstitute/). A recording of the event will … [Read more...] about The Making of “Puppets Helping Pets”: Abby Bosley’s MFA Project
Dear Artists, Arts Center East is accepting digital submissions for two upcoming juried multimedia exhibits! New England Charm – Virtual Exhibit Submission Deadline: May 17 Exhibit Dates: June 7–27 In the late 19th and early 20th Century, Currier & Ives were known for their quintessential New England prints, from The American national game of baseball to American … [Read more...] about Two Upcoming Juried Multimedia Exhibits!
For the upcoming June 5, 2020, Quick Grant application deadline, organizations are asked to submit grants for projects that address ways that they can best serve their community’s needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant requests for non-COVID-19-response-related projects will not be accepted. Project possibilities include, but are not limited to, moving an organization’s … [Read more...] about Changes to June Quick Grants in Response to COVID-19
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (CT DECD) Office of the Arts is partnering with Connecticut Sea Grant to enhance the Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program, increasing the overall amount of funds available to $1,500. One or more awards will be made to an artist or group of artists through this competitive funding program. The … [Read more...] about Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program