Connecticut Arts Council Awards
Awardee in the middle holding a glass sculpture award with supporting individuals on each side of her.

It takes a village

Connecticut has a vibrant arts community because of the many people, businesses, and organizations that help make it happen.

The CT Arts Council has emphasized their contributions by helping the Governor honor their achievements in the arts and their dedication to enriching Connecticut’s culture.

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Governor’s Arts Award Recipients

This award was established in 1978 to recognize Connecticut residents and organizations for their excellence and lifetime achievement in the arts.

Governors Patrons of the Arts Award Recipients

See the people, organizations, and businesses honored for their dedication to CT arts and culture.