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Why Arts for Learning Connecticut?

Since 1979, Arts for Learning Connecticut has envisioned a statewide community where the arts are valued for their capacity to transform lives, and where every student is immersed in opportunities to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts. Working together with artists, educators, and community leaders, we believe that we can transform teaching and learning in our state—and help build a brighter, more beautiful Connecticut. 

Latest News

  • Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month

    Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month

    Every year between September 15th and October 15th we celebrate our Hispanic themed programming as well as our Hispanic identifying Teaching Artists. It is important to highlight Hispanic History and Contributions now and all year long! To get inspired, check out the following creative, cultural, curricular-aligned programming: –Afro-Brazilian Ensemble: Afro-Brazilian Ensemble was started by Contra

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  • More summer arts learning across CT!

    More summer arts learning across CT!

    Arts for Learning Connecticut and our Teaching Artists have had a busy summer, with dozens of arts learning programs serving thousands of students across Connecticut. Some highlights include: -Teaching Artist Sun Queen working with students in New Britain to write “I Am” poems (pictured above.) More about Sun: Through poetry, advocating and guidance, she inspires

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  • AFLCT Partners with Hartford Public Library to serve students and families

    AFLCT Partners with Hartford Public Library to serve students and families

    Earlier this year, Arts for Learning Connecticut earned a $15,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to provide summer programming to young people and families in the city of Hartford. So, we turned to our longtime partners at the Hartford Public Library to design a free arts learning series for their community. What

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From historical character acting to improvised community plays, international storytelling to hip hop poetry, traditional Ghanaiin dance to Flamenco, roots rock, jazz, Japanese taiko, and so much more—our artists can do anything. 


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