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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

  • Kicking off EMERGE 2024!

    Kicking off EMERGE 2024!

    On November 15th, AFLCT kicked off the second year of our EMERGE Teaching Artist Training Program! This year, thanks to funding from the Young Audiences Affiliate Development Fund, the International Association of New Haven, and the NHV Creative Arts Advancement from the Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism in New Haven, we were able to

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  • Check out AFLCT’s 2022-23 Annual Report

    Check out AFLCT’s 2022-23 Annual Report

    We’ve just published our 2022-23 Annual Report—and are so excited to share everything that we’ve been up to this past year! In the report you’ll find impact highlights, like: -2,238 programs provided -165,629 students served -89 Teaching Artists engaged You’ll also read about programs like Emerge, a training and mentorship program for emerging Teaching Artists

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  • 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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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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