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Become a pARTner of the Arts!


As a Member
Whether you are a patron of the arts, an artist, a performer or a member of an arts organization, municipality or civic group, please consider becoming a pARTner with the Arts & Culture Collaborative. Annual dues is quite affordable and supports the ACC as we promote, connect, collaborate and advocate for the arts in our 16-town Waterbury region.  Join now and get one month free! 
Click here for more details.

As a Volunteer Arts Leader
Consider applying for a volunteer position on our governing board or one of our committees. We welcome candidates from the arts community and beyond to help drive the activities and services of the ACC.
Click here to email a note of interest.

As a Statewide Arts Advocate
The Connecticut Arts Alliance is also inviting people to apply for volunteer positions on its board to help carry out its mission of inspiring support for the arts across our state.
Click here for more details.

As a Donor
Your support of the ACC, especially during this difficult time, is most appreciated as we continue our work to be your resource for arts and culture.
Click here to donate.
 

ACC is Celebrating 15 Years!

 

The ACC is celebrating its 15th anniversary as we continue to promote, connect, collaborate and advocate for the arts in our 16-town region of greater Waterbury and the Naugatuck Valley.  Our mission is to strengthen and support the arts as a central component of furthering economic development and enhancing the quality of life for the residents of our region.

We remain committed to being your go-to resource for arts and culture in the area, especially by sharing the events and offerings of our ACC members.  Please check out our Spring Flipbook of events through June 2022.

 

Thank You, CT Humanities!

ACC Awarded $50,000     
CT Humanities Grant

The Arts & Culture Collaborative, Waterbury Region, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from CT Humanities and is most grateful for this assistance as we continue to promote, connect, collaborate and advocate for the arts in our
16-town region.

 

The grant is part of a statewide allocation of nearly $2.4M from the CT Cultural Fund, which is administered by CT Humanities (CTH), with funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) from the Connecticut State Legislature. Please read more here about CT Humanities’ funding commitment to arts, culture and history.

Connecticut Humanities receives support from the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Arts News and Opportunities

Visit our News page for other job opportunities with ACC members. 

Our Mission

The Arts & Culture Collaborative was created to strengthen and support the arts in the Waterbury region as a central component of furthering economic and cultural development and to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

Find out more about the ACC. Join us as a member. Help us to spread the word about the high quality of artistic life in our region by participating in the programs of the ACC. This collaboration works through open dialog, so contact us for more information or to receive our regular events publications.