ROXBURY, CT -- The Connecticut Community Foundation has given a grant to fund a series of programs jointly hosted by the Minor Memorial Library and the Roxbury Conservation Commission as part of its “A Town Wants to Know” Series. The program will feature speakers and activities that will illuminate ...
Arts, Culture & Humanities
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Bank of America marks the 21st anniversary of the Museums on Us program with the announcement of more than 20 new institutions being added to the roster of participating museums and cultural attractions. In 2018, six Connecticut museums are participating in the program.
FARMINGTON, CT -- The Hill-Stead Museum recently received a $32,500 grant from the SBM Charitable Foundation to continue educational outreach for 800 students from East Hartford, Vernon, and Manchester.
RIDGEFIELD, CT -- Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is making sure that more underserved children have the opportunity to attend educational and culturally enriching live theatrical performances by increasing its support of The Ridgefield Playhouse’s “Arts for Everyone” Program for its 2017-2018 season. The Foundation recently presented The Playhouse with a $15,000 grant from The Barbara Benton Davis Fund to benefit ticket-outreach programs at The Playhouse.
WEST HARTFORD, CT -- The West Hartford Public Schools Gifts of Music program is hosting a concert, on Oct. 21, to benefit the continuing mission to provide private lessons to students. Gifts of Music is a collaboration between West Hartford Public Schools, the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, private donors, the Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Charitable Trust, and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
NEW HAVEN, CT -- The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will host “Fiesta Latina,” its 15th annual celebration of Latin American cultures, on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Fiesta Latina is sponsored by Avangrid Foundation, UNIVISION, UNIMAS Hartford, and Yale Latino Networking Group.