The Greater Hartford Arts Council has served Connecticut’s capital region for 50 years, providing critical financial and organizational resources to support the arts and cultural sector, as well as helping all people connect with the arts in their community.
Trinity College is now located on its second campus, called the Rocky Ridge Campus. Its first campus was where the Connecticut State Capitol now stands on Trinity Street on the hill above Bushnell Park and the original watercourse of the Hog River.
The Capitol of the State of Connecticut in Hartford has a rich sculptural program incorporated into its architectural fabric. In addition, there are many free-standing sculptural works on the Capitol’s grounds and in the spacious lobbies.
The Bushnell Park Foundation, in collaboration with the City of Hartford, is dedicated to the protection, preservation and enhancement of Bushnell Park.
Founded in 1842 with a vision for infusing art into the American experience, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is home to a collection of nearly 50,000 works of art, spanning 5,000 years and encompassing European art from antiquity to contemporary as well as American art from the 1600s through today. The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is the oldest continuously-operating public art museum in the United States, opening its doors to the public in 1844.
The iQuilt Plan is an urban design plan for downtown Hartford. The iQuilt Plan helps to connect the exceptional assets of downtown Hartford: museums, performance spaces, historic landmarks, modern architecture, and public art.