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.


Help Market the Arts with the ACC!

The Arts & Culture Collaborative  has a job opening for a part-time Marketing & Membership Associate. This position will support the administrator and committee chairs with a variety of duties, focusing on marketing and membership for the Arts & Culture Collaborative, Waterbury Region. The ACC is a regional service arts organization focusing on promoting, connecting, collaborating and advocating for the arts in 16 towns. The position currently allows for 15-20 hours per week (hybrid of in-office and remote hours can be arranged).

Tasks and responsibilities may vary weekly, but will include:

  • Help maintain ACC website
  • Update and monitor social media
  • Create online newsletters in Constant Contact or similar program
  • Create quarterly online Flipbook based on member event submissions and news
  • Assist with event planning and coordination
  • Data entry
  • Member communications, assistance

Read more…

Arts News and Opportunities

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

MIXMASTER 2022 Juried Members Exhibition: CALL FOR ARTISTS

The Mattatuck Museum’s annual MIXMASTER is an exhibition that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of the Museum’s artists members working in New England and the Tri-state region. Initiated to support and recognize contemporary art, MIXMASTER provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their most recent work, done in the last three years.  

MIXMASTER is open to all Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Vermont resident artists 18 years and over. Original works accepted in all media. Work submitted must have been executed in the past three years and not previously exhibited in a Connecticut Museum. A $20.00 entry fee will be charged for each submitted work. Up to three works per artist may be submitted. All entrants must have a current Mattatuck Museum membership to be eligible to submit work. Artists can learn more about Mixmaster at the Museum’s website,, and submit entries on   Deadline for submissions is Friday, December 17, 2021.  Read more…

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.

P.O. Box 1469
Waterbury CT 06721

83 Bank Street, 4th Floor
Waterbury CT 06702
203-757-0701 (Ext 316)