Our mission is to inspire all to invest and participate in the arts.
We aspire to create a vibrant, thriving community that is united by art. The Greater Hartford Arts Council has served Connecticut's capital region for nearly 50 years, providing critical financial and organizational resources to support the arts and cultural sector. The Arts Council supports 150 arts organizations across our 34 town region through robust grant programs. These organizations provide our community with hundreds of cultural events, programs, and exhibitions.
In addition,the Arts Council manages several large-scale community programs that seek to engage all people in the arts and showcase Hartford's artists and demonstrate the city's vibrancy. These city-wide events included Art on the Streets, Make Music Hartford, Summer in the City and Hartford Live!r