Make Music Day 2019 Info Session

Last year, Make Music Day came to CT for the first time. In Southeastern CT, more than 90 performances took place at more than 70 locations! 2018 Make Music Day SECT photo gallery. This year, we are looking forward to kicking it up a few notches. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open ... More

NEW Funding Booster Program

As part of a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition to support arts and cultural nonprofits in southeastern Ct, a new Funding Booster Program is being launched. We ask that nonprofits located in the region please complete a brief survey to help us better understand the specific needs and ... More

SECT’s REGI Grant Awardees

Congratulations to Southeastern CT's Regional Initiative Grantees from CT Office of the Arts      The Regional Initiative (REGI) grant program encourages and supports small community arts projects that are aligned with COA's READI (Relevance, Equity, Access, Diversity, and Inclusion) framework.  REGI ... More

DEI Diversity Equity & Inclusion: Moving from Ideas to Action

                FREE for nonprofits located in southeastern and eastern CT. Those outside the region will be admitted on a space-available basis at a fee of $25 per person. Registration Deadline: OCTOBER 4TH. Registration now full.  Contact us about ... More

Culture Connects – A Special Event For Our Partners

  CULTURE CONNECTS - an exclusive Partner event Tuesday, September 25th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm Jonathan Edwards Winery, 74 Chester Maine Road, North Stonington $15 Partners, $25 Not Yet Partners Invitation for artists, creative businesses (owners/staff), organizations (staff/board members). Join us to ... More

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Thursdays on the Thames 2018

Enjoy chartered sunset cruises aboard the Thames River Heritage Park Water Taxi with local experts serving as your cultural cruise guides.  August tour launches from NORWICH.  July and two September tours launch from NEW LONDON.    Thursdays on the Thames series sponsor:      UPCOMING TOURS: September 13 - ... More

Music For All – June 21st

Over 60 performances and musical activities will take place across the region on Thursday, June 21, 2018 as part of Make Music Southeastern CT. Make Music Day is a one-day event where free, live musical performances, opportunities to make music, and other musical events take place in public parks, community organizati... More

Nonprofit Tax Exemption Public Forum

The forum will serve as an overview of state statutes regarding nonprofit property tax exemption, general information about current public policy, and local and state case studies. No legal advice will be provided. Event is FREE, but space is limited. Registration is required. To register and attend, click HERE. Inf... More

Workshop Opportunities for CT Artists- Assets for Artists

Assets for Artists Workshop Opportunities for CT Artists  The Cultural Coalition is partnering again with Assets for Artists to offer FREE professional development workshops for CT-based artists in all disciplines. If you're serious about strengthening your practice, learning from art business and marketing experts, ... More

DEI Diversity Equity & Inclusion: A Regional Call to Action

    WORKSHOP IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  Event is open to nonprofits located in southeastern and eastern CT only. Note: Upon event registration, attendees will be asked to complete a brief survey (one survey per organization) about their organization's board and staff demographics. Aggregated ... More