Support Local Artisans AND do a Little Holiday Shopping Dec 5th

Holiday Pop up artisan Marketplace
Support local artisans and do a little — or a LOT — of holiday shopping! Pick up some one-of-a-kind gifts while enjoying light refreshments, festive piano music (and perhaps sing along!), as well as chances to win artisan gifts.

Join us on Thursday, December 5th anytime from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at Arts Escape located at 88 Main Street South in Southbury. This is a great opportunity to check out their gallery and workshop space should you ever want to take a drawing, painting, colored pencil, zentangle or other class. 

Take a look at Arts Escape’s events/classes here.

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Pictures from the ‘ACC Presents The Flying Ivories’

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Ten Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Leonardo da Vinci

leonardo da vinviWe thought we’d mark the 500th year anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci by filling you in on some strange facts about the man and his works. Also, just so you know, in the event you are heading to France, there will be an exhibit at the Louvre celebrating the 500th year since his death. The exhibit opened Oct. 24th, but don’t fret, you have a little time; it runs through Feb. 24, 2020. It will include some 160 pieces that are borrowed from Italy, UK and elsewhere that include Da Vinci masterpieces, studies and scientific sketches, and some pieces by other artists in his realm. There will also be a very special virtual reality exhibit that uncovers some of  the story behind the most famous “Mona Lisa.”


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Be Our pARTner in the Arts!


We are proud to offer new promotional and marketing upgrades to artists, organizations and businesses. Our new partner program with exclusive tiers for Expanded and Premier partners, and à la carte options allows you to promote, connect, and collaborate precisely how and when your need arises.

Whether you are a musician, artist, performer or arts organization, consider adding your name to the list of members who value the mission of the Arts & Culture Collaborative and celebrate the high quality of art in our region.

Thank you to Premier pARTners Palace Theater and Landmark Community Theatre as well as Expanded pARTners Arts Escape, Post University, Seven Angels Theatre and Waterbury Symphony Orchestra.  Join them as pARTners with the ACC!

Find out all the ways we can PROMOTE you!


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)