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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. 

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  • AFLCT to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

    AFLCT to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

    Arts for Learning Connecticut has been approved for a $35,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools. As a part of AFLCT’s whole-school, deep impact, teaching and learning program, this project will support professional development in Social and Emotional Learning, Culturally Responsive Teaching,

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  • Alicia Cobb wins The Daniel E. Offutt III Arts & Culture Empowerment Award

    Alicia Cobb wins The Daniel E. Offutt III Arts & Culture Empowerment Award

    We are thrilled to share that Alicia Cobb, an Arts for Learning Connecticut Teaching Artist, has won The Daniel E. Offutt III Arts & Culture Empowerment (ACE) Award. Hosted by the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, the Artist Award “recognizes a creative individual or group in Fairfield County who has demonstrated a commitment to artistic

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  • Hamden Community Development Block Grant-funded programming for families in May

    Hamden Community Development Block Grant-funded programming for families in May

    Arts for Learning Connecticut has received funding through the Town of Hamden Community Development Block Grant, supported by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, to implement community arts experiences in the town! AFLCT has partnered with Hamden’s CDBG program for a number of years to provide free services for youth and families, including

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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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