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Teaching Artist


         A Hub For Teaching Artists &

       Aspiring Teaching Artists To Be

Teach. Learn. Heal. Connect.

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Service Offerings

Professional Development & Trainings for Teaching Artists





Join our Mentorships Program

In order for the arts to advance, it is our duty to pass on the learnings that we've harvested in this life. One of the best ways to learn is to teach. 




Expand your Knowledge Base

In life we must be life long learners. Join a workshop to sharpen your skills and immerse your self into a culture of like minded individuals on their quest for growth.


The Artist Hub CT



Get Connected

Our goal is to be a platform for artist growth and development in the state of Connecticut. Click here to find resources that are going on in your community and surrounding areas.


What you should know is happening in CT and beyond...

Opportunities for Teaching Artists

Assets for Artists: Free Workshops



Ever thought about founding an arts-based co-op? Looking for ways to improve your online marketing? Want to practice advocacy tools to protect yourself and your practice? We have an exciting series of FREE ONLINE WORKSHOPS for you this winter and spring!

Financial Strategies for Artists w/ Amy Smith
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | 2 - 4 PM | For MA, RI & CT

The Basics of Instagram: Build a Following, Increase Engagement, and Understand Analytics w/ Francesca Olsen
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 2 - 4 PM | For MA, RI & CT

Photographing Your Artwork w/ Mercedes Jelinek
Tuesday, May 2nd, 2023 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | For MA, RI & CT




AWI Host Organizations provide apprentices with hands-on and engaging learning experiences in arts administration, visual arts, arts presenting/curating, media arts, performing arts, visual arts, arts education and literary arts.


Selected host organizations will be granted $3,750 to be used to pay an hourly rate of $15. Individuals selected to be AWI apprentices work 25 hours a week for 10 weeks for the selected host organization. AWI participants receive payment from the host organization where their apprenticeship will take place.

The apprenticeship period is June - August 2023.


The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is participating in the Americans for the Arts sixth national Arts and Economic Prosperity study. This study is conducted approximately every five years and it evaluates the economic impact of the arts and culture industry nationally. As part of the AEP6 study, Connecticut will obtain current local, regional, and statewide arts & culture data specific to jobs, revenue tourism, and economic development.

Are you interested in volunteering to support this important work?

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Accepting Applications for the next cohort of Connecticut Air Certified Facilitators.


Deadline: March 15, 2023


The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) is a State Affiliate of the Air Collaborative which serves Connecticut through facilitated cross-sector community conversations. Connecticut Air invests in creative solutions to support the economic and community development of Connecticut communities.


The Connecticut Office of the Arts provides opportunities to train and hire CT Certified Air Facilitators to support Engage and Shift community workshops and we are currently seeking our next cohort to join the team.


For inquiries, reach out to the COA Air Activator by email

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A Hub for Teaching Artists & Aspiring  Teaching Artists 

The Teaching Artist Hub CT

Teach. Learn. Heal. Connect

The Teaching Artist Hub CT website is an initiative of the partnership between The Connecticut Office Of The Arts and Oddfellows Playhouse Theater. This Teaching Artist hub website is created for artists by artists to have a platform of creative, diverse, community-building resources for those who educate & inspire, to grow through workshops, panel discussions, mentorship and affinity groups. It is for teaching artists and those who aspire to become professional teaching artists. 


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The Teaching Artist Hub CT is an initiative of the partnership between The Connecticut Office Of The Arts and Oddfellows Playhouse Theater

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