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Arts for Learning Connecticut (AFLCT) is a statewide arts integration nonprofit impacting over 250,000 diverse individuals annually. With your help we can make a difference. Learn more and get involved.

News & Notes

Artist Nate Barnes in the news

Musician Nate Barnes is working on a new tech venture that makes music production accessible for blind people. Check him out

Also watch this video of song "Kiss for the last time," featuring Nate and his former student Kayla Carategena -

2018 Performing Artist of the Year is Surcari

Arts for Learning CT is proud to announce our 2018 Performing Artist of the year: Surcari! Surcari has exploded this year with great demand from schools for their irresistible Latin American beats. Surcari's joyful yet intense musical style introduces students to instrumental and vocal music from the Spanish Caribbean, South America, Spain and Mexico.

2018 Teaching Artist of the year is Tom Lee

Arts for Learning CT is proud to announce our 2018 Teaching Artist of the year: Tom Lee! Tom is a master storyteller and has been mesmerizing audiences with folktales from around the world for decades. He brings history to vivid life as he tells stories of authentic epics and legends from the great civilizations of the past.

Read about an imaginative, project-based arts experience sparking the creativity of New Haven 4th graders.


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