Connecticut Offers Grants to Artists in Pandemic

Connecticut Offers Grants to Artists in Pandemic

Recognizing that artists provide inspiration, connection, and education, particularly at times when the creative sector is needed most, the Connecticut Office of the Arts – a state office housed within the Department of Economic and Community Development – today...
Artists’ Award Criteria & Rules

Artists’ Award Criteria & Rules

OverviewThe Guilford Performing Arts Festival Artists’ Awards were created to support the development of new work by Connecticut performing artists and to provide a vehicle for premiering new work at the festival. They are artistic/creativity awards, not income-relief...
Artists’ Awards Grant Applications Open May 31

Artists’ Awards Grant Applications Open May 31

We’re tripling the number of Artists’ Awards this year to six, and the total grant money available to $15,000, in an effort to support the creation of new work by Connecticut performing artists and provide some relief for artists who have lost income during the...
Noah Baerman Completes Work on Cliff Palace

Noah Baerman Completes Work on Cliff Palace

Pianist Noah Baerman, recipient of the inaugural Guilford Performing Arts Festival Artists’ Award in Music, recently put the finishing touches on his extended jazz composition, Cliff Palace, after working on it for much of a year. He sent us an email on September 3,...