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CT culture director Newman-Scott jumps to Brooklyn job

Joe Cooper |

The state’s director of culture is moving on to the nonprofit sector in Brooklyn.

UConn trustees approve Hartford campus fine-arts move

Matt Pilon |

UConn's board of trustees on Wednesday morning approved a license agreement with the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, enabling a portion of the school's fine-arts program to move from Storrs to the...

As traditional audience ages, Greater Hartford arts venues vie for Millennial business

Joe Cooper |

Performing-arts institutions are in a race against time trying to pursue the affection of a Millennial generation that has never fully engaged live performances infusing drama, music or dance.

Admissions tax should be repealed

Greg Bordonaro |

Leaders who are ill-prepared to handle a crisis often make slapdash decisions that help solve short-term problems but lead to longer-term issues.

West Hartford startup matches theatrical improv with workplace training

Norm Bell |

A West Hartford startup is matching theatrical improv with workplace training.

TheaterWorks’ next big performance includes $4M renovation

Matthew Broderick Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

A few years ago, when TheaterWorks — the intimate 195-seat performing-arts theater on Pearl Street in Hartford's downtown — celebrated its 30th anniversary, the organization took the...

NEA doles $1M+ for CT's arts/culture

Gregory Seay |

A number of Greater Hartford arts and cultural organizations and promoters are among 15 in Connecticut sharing more than $1 million in federal funds to support of their missions, authorities say.

Cultural nonprofits head to state Capitol touting $830M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A recent study shows Connecticut's historical and cultural organizations had a more than $830 million effect on the state's economy in 2017.

As tax reform threatens philanthropic giving, Wadsworth CEO focuses on audience development, donor retention

Matt Pilon |

During his first two years as CEO of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Thomas Loughman says he's been pleased by steady support from corporations and individuals and by the Hartford museum's ability to draw...

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