The Arts Hero Awards honor Connecticut residents who are doing extraordinary things in, for or through the arts. The 2018 Arts Hero Awards theme is RESILIENCY!
Do you know a special someone – a HERO – who is resilient and is doing extraordinary things in, for or through the arts in their community?
If yes, please nominate them for a 2018 Arts Hero Award! You can do so by completing the nomination form. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, March 23, 2018.
The 2018 Arts Hero Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 as part of Connecticut Arts Day 2018!

Choir Members Welcome

The ACC welcomes the Music Department and Choir of the First Congregational Church of Waterbury as an ACC member. Stewart W. Crouse is Director of Music at the church and invites anyone who enjoys singing or sharing their musical talents, while participating in fellowship and fun to join them. Rehearsals are Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Waterbury, located at 222 West Main Street.  For more information please call 203-757-0331.


New ACC Events Calendar Available

Our ACC Winter 2018 Events publication has been printed in a new format! It appeared as a glossy booklet-type supplement in the Republican-American newspaper on January 10.

The events calendar supplement features ACC member-submitted events and programming from Jan. 10 to March 31, as well as arts news, highlights and facts.

If you did not get a copy and would like one, please contact the ACC office at 203-757-0701, Ext. 316 or email

Join Us for Out for Art! Mark Your 2018 Calendars

The Arts & Culture Collaborative periodically presents Out for Art events to gather people around the arts! These gatherings typically include art and/or performance, networking, food and drink – and some fun! We welcome the public as well as artists, performers, business professionals, seniors and anyone interested in the arts.

Please save these dates and watch for more details:

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 5:30 p.m.
Location: It’s a surprise!
Jack’s Out of the Box and we’ve got him for our next ACC gathering!
More intriguing details to come. Check back here on our website after the new year!

Tuesday, July 24 – 5:30 p.m.
Location and details to be announced.

Tuesday, November 27 – time to be determined
Location and details to be announced.

Our Mission

The Arts & Culture Collaborative was created to strengthen and support the arts in the Waterbury region as a central component of furthering economic and cultural development and to enhance the quality of life for our residents.

Find out more about the ACC. Join us as a member. Help us to spread the word about the high quality of artistic life in our region by participating in the programs of the ACC. This collaboration works through open dialog, so contact us for more information or to receive our regular events publications.

P.O. Box 1469
Waterbury CT 06721

83 Bank Street, 4th Floor
Waterbury CT 06702
203-757-0701 (Ext 316)

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