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Greater New Haven is home to a thriving arts community that includes theatre, music, dance and the visual arts. It is invested in its libraries, museums, historic preservation and the celebration of its members’ ethnic and cultural diversity. Your investment in the arts keeps our community vibrant.


Creative Placemaking: Building Community Through the Arts

Value Arts in Education

Encourage Audience Development

Making Music, Making Community



To inspire learning and sharing

about the many areas of interest

in the Greater New Haven region,

The Community Foundation is

hosting a series of Convenings.

The first was held March 27th

on the arts. Click for highlights...

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A Stronger Community

Connecticut Veterans’ Stories Remembered

A veteranWest Haven Veterans Museum and Learning Center is up to industry standards for security.

Creating Partnerships

Learn what the New Haven Symphony Orchestra is doing to build new audiences.

Building Community

See what's attracting New Englanders to Artspace events in New Haven.

News, Reports & Resources

The economic impact of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Connecticut is detailed in this report.

ArtsEdSearch, a first-of-its-kind clearinghouse of arts education research

ArtsEdSearch is a first-of-its-kind clearinghouse of arts education research. Use this matrix to learn about research in four topical areas—outcomes of arts education: for students, for educators, in the context of in-school settings, and in the context of out-of-school settings.

Is Sustainability Sustainable?

Is Sustainability Sustainable? report cover Why are some arts groups able to persevere – and even thrive – when they are chronically “under-capitalized” and perpetually on the brink of extinction? On the other hand, why are well-established, large institutions with sizable endowments filing for bankruptcy? In this report’s view, sustainability requires a balancing act with three interdependent but sometimes competing priorities. Read more.

Job Training for Real Marketplace Needs (New Haven Magazine 5/11/12)

Preview-palooza: Arts & Ideas 2012 (3/28/12, Daily Nutmeg)


Arts Conveners See a Threat (3/27/12, New Haven Independent)


Arts Tool Kit (3/12)

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