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Connecticut Office of the Arts and Hartford Foundation-Sponsored Survey to Study Greater Hartford Arts Landscape

Jul 26, 2018 Greater Hartford possesses a wealth of arts and cultural offerings, which play a vital role in enhancing the economic and cultural vibrancy of the region. One of the significant challenges local arts and cultural organizations face is the reduction of public and private resources to support their work. [...]

Student-Run Suffield Arts Festival a Huge Success

Jul 23, 2018 More than 30 local artists, individuals and organizations, as well as residents from Suffield and surrounding towns, gathered on a beautiful summer Saturday at Bruce Park in celebration of the arts. [...]

Are You Ready for Night Fall?

Jul 9, 2018 Poet Matsuo Bashō describes the scene perfectly, “On this road, where nobody else travels, autumn nightfall.” The first Saturday evening in October [...]

Summer Programs Directory 2018: Download Here

Jun 18, 2018 A directory of the summer learning programs, produced by the Hartford Foundation and Hartford Public Schools, can be found at Hartford schools, local libraries and community centers. [...]

Simsbury Historical Society Prepares to Celebrate Town’s 350th Anniversary

Jun 13, 2018 May 12, 2020 will mark the 350th anniversary of the incorporation and naming of the Town of Simsbury. [...]

Local High School Student Creates Timely News Show

Jun 6, 2018 Thanks to a $95,768 grant awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (HFPG), Community Voice Channel is in the process of upgrading its television studio with new high definition equipment, and plans to train staff and local volunteer residents on its use [...]

What Do Pets, Education and the Arts in Manchester All Have in Common?

May 17, 2018 The answer is H. Louise Ruddell, a lifelong resident of Pearl Street in Manchester. [...]

Hartford Foundation Awards Nearly $800,000 to Region's Summer Programs

Jun 8, 2017 These grants are expected to help more than 10,000 school-age youth in Greater Hartford participate in summer learning programs. [...]

Hartford Foundation’s Record-Breaking Grantmaking Topped $33.3 Million in 2016

Feb 27, 2017 A vibrant and strong Greater Hartford requires that all residents have equitable opportunities to flourish. [...]

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