I Am An Artist Day

Join us for a FREE day of creativity and interactive arts experiences with local arts organizations and artists on September 28 from 11-2 at the Old State House! Learn more




Concert & Cocktails
Featuring jazz pianist Dr. Edward Liu, CEO and President of The Jackson Laboratory. Part piano recital and part lecture, this unique event will showcase how creativity and innovation in art and science impact all our lives. Learn more. 




Grant Opportunities

Need funding for an arts program or event? Find out which grant program is right for your organization. Learn more.




We are a community United by Art! Greater Hartford is home to hundreds of arts, cultural, and heritage organizations that help make us a strong community - turning strangers into neighbors, celebrating our diversity, revitalizing neighborhoods and uniting us all. Join the United Arts Campaign, our annual, community-wide fundraising effort, to make an impact on our strong, united community for generations to come!

 Watch our video to learn more about the social, educational, and health impact of your gift! Special thanks to WondriskaRusso for creating the video. 


Exciting News from the Arts Council:  

Arts Council, Local Arts Orgs Collaborate for "I Am An Artist Day"

The Greater Hartford Arts Council will host “I Am An Artist Day” on September 28th from 11am-2pm on Main Street at the Old State House. The event will feature more than a dozen local arts and cultural organizations, all supported by the Arts Council, providing free, interactive art activities for attendees. Learn more.
Arts Council Welcomes New Board Chairman, President 

We are pleased to announce that David A. Carter has been appointed chair of its board of directors and Gena Glickman has been elected president of the board.  The announcement was made during the Arts Council’s Annual Celebration, held on July 14th at Real Art Ways. Learn more.
Regional Art Programs Receive Critical Funding through Artscape Grants 

We are proud to award funding to over twenty arts and cultural organizations in its 34-town region through the Artscape Grants program. Learn more.
Local Businesses Partner with Arts Council for Arts Innovation Day 

The Greater Hartford Arts Council will host the first Arts Innovation Day, a free day of professional learning for arts nonprofit professionals in collaboration with local business leaders from Travelers, The Hartford, Aetna, and more. Sessions include best practices for digital marketing, building strategic partnerships, and devising human resources policies. Learn more

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