Arts, Culture & Humanities

How a 'Genius Grant' Came to Nurture Future Poets
SHEFFIELD, MA -- The Amy Clampitt Fund, with roots in a McArthur Fellowship, is a supporting organization of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, providing literary residencies at the Amy Clampitt House. The Foundation serves Berkshire County, MA; Columbia and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT.
Friday, August 21, 2020
10 Bus Shelters in West Hartford Coming Alive With Murals

WEST HARTFORD, CT -- Ten bus shelter murals, with jolts of lively color, thought-provoking images and sometimes whimsical fun, are coming to West Hartford. The murals are commissioned by the town’s Art League, with each artist receiving a stipend of $600 to create his or her mural. The project was funded by a grant from the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation.

Friday, June 19, 2020
HPL To Honor Hartford Changemakers With New Mural Project

HARTFORD, CT --  In an effort to expand the traditional historical narrative of Hartford, Hartford Public Library will work with city teens, elders, and local artists to create public art celebrating the stories of city change makers from the Black, Latinx, and indigenous communities. The Ensworth Foundation of Bank of America awarded the library a $14,000 grant to support the project.