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Northwest Connecticut Arts Council Membership
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King David by Shaari Horowitz
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TriArts at the Sharon Playhouse in Chorus Line (photo: Pamela Chassin)
Your annual Membership and Your Donations throughout the year support vital services that sustain the culture and quality of life in our region.
Every DONATION helps – regardless of the amount - from Members, over an above their Membership Fees, and from the General Public and Non-cultural Businesses. 
MEMBERSHIP FEES from people and organizations active in the region’s cultural community are a CRITICAL BASE OF SUPPORT as well.
CLICK on one of these three links to learn more:


WHAT your Membership Contribution MAKES HAPPEN for everyone:

Cultural Events Calendar: A cultural activity planner provided as a public service.  Free listings and access on the web and in print. 

Opportunities Listings: This service allows people to list as well as access information about jobs within the cultural community, calls for artists and vendors, space availabilities, promotional opportunities, and more. Listings are free.

Instructional Activities listings: This service tool allows anyone to search for general and specific types of instruction. Teachers, workshop leaders, and institutions providing arts and historical education programs can list their instructional offerings for free.

Cultural Directory: This searchable, interactive tool includes information about artists, cultural organizations, arts education, and suppliers of services to the field. You can search for information, as well as submit your Cultural Directory listing for free. 

Culture Outlook E-blasts:  A regional, weekly newsletter with cultural events; job opportunities; grant opportunities; calls for artists, performers and writers; special offers; workshop announcements.  Free to anyone subscribing to our e-blasts.

Events Clearinghouse Planning Calendar: A scheduling tool for planning major events to be used by ALL community and nonprofit organizations, regardless of whether they are culturally oriented.  This is a free service.

Workshops: Artists and cultural organizations are offered a way to strengthen their business and learn about new resources.

CultureMix Gatherings: People in the cultural community network and share information with their peers in the field. 

Guidance and Direction: We provide direction and informational support to address the various needs of individual artists and cultural organizations.


(visual, performing, literary, new media, etc.):
$40 for the year

Cultural Businesses – nonprofit and for profit
(includes organizations which have either a primary mission involving arts and/or heritage, or a  non-primary involvement in arts and/or heritage, such as schools, assisted living communities, community centers, civic groups, places of worship, etc.; contact us if further clarification is needed):

Cultural Businesses – Nonprofit

      With annual budget of:
              Under $50,000 is $40 for the year 
         Under $100,000 is $80 for the year 
              Over $100,000 is $160 for the year
Cultural Businesses – For Profit 
$160 for the year

Artists, Cultural Business Members EXCLUSIVELY receive

·    Inclusion of Artist’s or Business’ events in the Monthly PRINT Calendar, which is distributed widely throughout the region.

·     Premium listing status in the ONLINE Events Calendar (includes image and live website link), which appears on the home page, the searchable events listings, and in the weekly Culture Outlook E-blasts and in social media links.

·     Premium Cultural Directory Listing on the Council’s website (includes an image, full narrative, and live website link) 

·     Take Part Culture Card, which offers deals on events, services and more 

·     15% Discount for advertising in the Monthly Print Calendar 

For Memberships, either process your Membership online by clicking on the JOIN NOW Button below.
our Membership Form
(free Adobe Acrobat reader required; Click here to download)
and MAIL it to
Northwest Connecticut Arts Council
40 Main Street, Suite 1
Torrington, CT 06790
Pay Online
Call (860) 618-0075
or email

The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization.  All Membership contributions made to the Arts Council are fully tax deductible as allowed by law.