Culture Connects – May 7

                  Postponed on May 6th - New date TBD. CULTURE CONNECTS - an exclusive Partner event Tuesday, May 7th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at Par Four Restaurant - Shennecossett Golf Course, 93 Plant Street, Groton $20 Partners, $25 Not Yet ... More

“It’s Not Too Late to Advocate!” Advocacy Basics Workshop

          On April 22, 2019 decision to POSTPONE ADVOCACY BASICS WORKSHOP to Fall 2019. Contact us with any Advocacy questions.   Generous operating and program support for the Cultural Coalition comes from:          ... More

Cultural Coalition Award Announcements at Chamber ECT Annual Meeting

Cultural Coalition to Present Two Arts & Culture Awards at Eastern Chamber Annual Meeting The Cultural Coalition is excited to strengthen its partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT. First announced at THRIVE!, our bi-annual conference for our region's arts and culture organizations, the partnership ... More

Make Music Day 2019 Info Session

INFO SESSION IS ON! - MARCH 4 AT 4:00PM 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 ... 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