CCT: Arts Divison

Important Notice - Final Reports are now available.  Grantees must complete the final report using COA's on-line e-granting portal accessible at

The Office of the Arts develops and strengthens the arts in Connecticut and makes artistic experiences widely available to residents and visitors. Through its grant programs, the Office of the Arts invests in Connecticut artists and arts organizations and encourages the publicís participation as creators, learners, supporters, and audience members. Through its programs and services, the Office of the Arts connects people to the arts and helps to build vital communities across the state.

In addition, the Office of the Arts plays an ongoing convening role and provides an array of training and professional development opportunities. The Office of the Arts collects and disseminates state, regional, and national arts information resources via web communications, directories, publications, data-sharing, one-on-one consultations, and referrals. {Facebook}

Visit COA on our Facebook page for opportunities, resources and COA news and be sure to check out our new Facebook which focuses on Public Art

Be sure to visit the "News and Announcements" section (bottom of the Offices of Culture and Tourism home page) for program updates, upcoming deadlines, opportunities, etc.

For Artists

& Artist Registry info

Placemaking Spotlights

Artist Fellowship Spotlights

Arts Learning

Funding Opportunities

Programs and Services
Honorary Positions and Awards
Final Reports available at
  • FY2013 CT Arts Endowment Final Report is NOW available. Grantees may review the electronic filing CAEF Final Report Instructions.
  • General Operating Support, Arts Project Support, Local Arts Agency and Directed Local Funds FY2012 final report is available. Grantees may review the COA Final Report Outline to assist with final report preparations.
  • Artist Fellowship Program, Connecticut State Troubadour, and Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship FY2012 final report is available. Grantees may review the Final Report for Individuals Outline to assist with final report preparations.
Additional Information and Programs

Credit & Publicity Kit and Logos

  • Connecticut Office of the Arts Publicity Kit: PDF
  • Version 1 (full color) - JPG
  • Version 4 (Black & White) - JPG
  • Version 2 (full color) - JPG
  • Version 5 (Black & White) - JPG
  • Version 3 (full color) - JPG
The Office of the Arts partners with other agencies and organizations at state and local levels to advance its programming and services. Through associations with the New England Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, and the Americans for the Arts, the Office of the Arts maintains regional and national networks to provide additional services and information to Connecticutís arts community and the general public.

The Office of the Arts is dedicated to making the arts accessible to all Connecticut residents and visitors. Organizations or individuals that receive federal funding from the Office of the Arts are required to provide accessible programs and services in accordance with the nondiscriminatory requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The Office of the Arts is funded by the State of Connecticut and the
National Endowment for the Arts and receives support from other public and private sources.

The Gallery at Constitution Plaza

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Artist Fellowship Spotlights

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Arts in Education

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Connecticut Artists Collection

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Connecticut Culture Gallery at Bradley International Airport

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Public Art

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