Arts, Culture & Humanities
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.
MIDDLETOWN, CT -- Connecticut Humanities (CTH) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $100,000 to partner with the CT Office of the Arts (COA) to provide support for arts and cultural organizations in Connecticut.
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.
NEW CANAAN, CT -- The Grace Farms Foundation, a Connecticut-based organization, announced today its new initiative to raise awareness about the use of forced labor in the manufacture of building products.