Designated Regional Services Organizations (DRSOs)
Supporting Arts and Culture in CT

Supporting Arts and Culture in CT

The Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) partners with regional organizations to help arts and cultural communities thrive. These organizations help us support your local creative economy by:


  • Helping you access and use COA programs and services
  • Providing hands-on support in your community, including marketing, technical assistance, arts and culture advocacy, and more
  • Building relationships between artists, arts organizations, communities, municipalities, educators, and others in your area

Here are Connecticut’s DRSOs and the towns they serve.

Hope Chavez, Executive Director

70 Audubon Street, 2nd floor, New Haven, CT 06510

Website: http://www.newhavenarts.org/

Email: info@newhavenarts.org

Phone: 203-772-2788

Towns Served: Bethany | Branford (shared) | Cheshire (shared) | East Haven (shared) | Guilford (shared) | Hamden | Madison (shared) | Meriden | Milford | New Haven | North Branford (shared) | North Haven | Orange | Wallingford | West Haven | Woodbridge
Diane J. Ploch, Administrator

83 Bank Street / P.O. Box 1469, Waterbury, CT 06721

Website: https://www.waterburyregionarts.com/

Email: dploch@waterburyregionarts.com

Phone: 203-757-0701 x316

Towns Served: Ansonia | Beacon Falls | Bethlehem (shared) | Cheshire (shared) | Derby | Middlebury | Naugatuck | Oxford | Prospect | Seymour | Southbury | Thomaston (shared) | Waterbury | Watertown | Wolcott | Woodbury
Erika Wesley, Executive Director

Gate Lodge at Matthews Park

301 West Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850

Website: https://culturalalliancefc.org/

Email: info@culturalalliancefc.org

Phone: 203-256-2329

Towns Served: Bridgeport | Darien | Easton | Fairfield | Greenwich | Monroe | New Canaan | Norwalk | Shelton | Stamford | Stratford | Trumbull | Weston | Westport | Wilton
Lisa M. Scails, Executive Director

287 Main St, Danbury, CT 06810

Website: https://cawct.org/

Email: info@cawct.org

Phone: 203-798-0760

Towns Served: Bethel | Bridgewater | Brookfield | Danbury | New Fairfield | New Milford (shared) | Newtown | Redding | Ridgefield | Sherman
Wendy Vincent, Executive Director

PO Box 95, New London, CT 06320

Website: http://culturesect.org/

Email: info@CultureSECT.org

Phone: 860-448-5135

Northeast Region Towns Served: Ashford | Brooklyn | Canterbury | Chaplin | Columbia | Coventry | Eastford | Hampton | Killingly | Mansfield | Plainfield | Pomfret | Putnam | Scotland | Stafford | Sterling | Thompson | Union | Willington | Windham | Woodstock

Southeast Region Towns Served: Bozrah | Colchester | East Lyme (shared) | Franklin | Griswold | Groton | Lebanon | Ledyard | Lisbon | Lyme (shared) | Montville | New London | North Stonington | Norwich | Old Lyme (shared) | Preston | Salem (shared) | Sprague | Stonington | Voluntown | Waterford
Rev. Dr. Shelley Best, CEO

100 Pearl Street, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06123-1436

Website: https://letsgoarts.org/

Email: info@letsgoarts.org

Phone: 860-525-8629

Towns Served: Andover | Avon | Berlin | Bloomfield | Bolton | Bristol | Canton | East Granby | East Hartford| East Windsor | Ellington | Enfield | Farmington | Glastonbury | Granby | Hartford | Hebron | Manchester | Marlborough | New Britain | Newington | Plainville | Rocky Hill | Simsbury | Somers | Southington | South Windsor | Suffield | Tolland | Vernon | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor | Windsor Locks
Steph Burr, Executive Director

40 Main Street, Suite #1, Torrington, CT 06790

Website: https://www.artsnwct.org/

Email: info@artsnwct.org

Phone: 860-618-0075

Towns Served: Barkhamsted | Bethlehem (shared) | Burlington | Canaan | Colebrook | Cornwall | Goshen | Hartland | Harwinton | Kent | Litchfield | Morris | New Hartford | New Milford (shared) | Norfolk | North Canaan | Plymouth | Roxbury | Salisbury | Sharon | Thomaston (shared) | Torrington | Warren | Washington | Winchester
Eric Dillner, Chief Executive Director

63 Wall Street, Madison, CT 06443

Website: https://www.shorelinearts.org/

Phone: 203-421-6739

Towns Served: Branford (shared) | Chester | Clinton | Cromwell | Deep River | Durham | East Haddam | East Hampton | East Haven (shared) | East Lyme (shared) | Essex | Guilford (shared) | Haddam | Killingworth | Lyme (shared) | Madison (shared) | Middlefield | Middletown | North Branford (shared) | Old Lyme (shared) | Old Saybrook | Portland | Salem (shared) | Westbrook