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 dploch@waterburyregionarts.com.

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.

Member Spotlight on Georgia Sheron

Meet Georgia Sheron

Professional Photographer and Published Author

Georgia Sheron has been involved in the creative world for over 40 years, working in the world of fashion design, operating art galleries, teaching art at St. Margaret’s McTernan School in Waterbury (now Chase Collegiate), doing freelance photography and being involved with magazine journalism.

In 1992 Georgia opened a professional photography studio business in the Old Pin Shop in Oakville. For more than 20 years, she produced children’s portraits, wedding photographs, commercial work, and editorial pieces in this studio. Georgia closed her studio in 2014 and now exhibits her fine art photography in museums, libraries, and galleries. Georgia’s work continues to be shown at Southbury Library, the Whittemore Library in Naugatuck, and the Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury.

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A Celebration of the Art of Dance!

The Arts & Culture Collaborative, Waterbury Region (ACC), hosted an Out for Art event on Wednesday, October 18, at Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC). Along with socializing and networking over refreshments, guests viewed a special Connecticut Dance Alliance photo exhibition,“Connecticut Dances: A Visual History.”  The event also featured a showcase of dance, with live performances by dancers from NVCC, Brass City Ballet, and Horgan Dance Academy.