Every year, organizations that receive support from the Arts Council are able to:

Offer more than 600 FREE community performances to ensure the arts are accessible to all.

Welcome more than 100,000 students, helping to reinforce school curriculum.

Support more than 7,000 local jobs.

The Greater Hartford Arts Council has served Connecticut’s capital region for nearly 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. We work hard, every day, to build a strong community and we couldn’t do it without the help of thousands of donors who believe in the power of the arts to change our community.

Our Vision

We aspire to create a vibrant, thriving community that is united by art.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire all people to participate and invest in the arts.

Our Promise

We will improve lives and transform communities through the arts.

Donate Now

Help improve lives and transform our communities using the power of the arts.

Our Staff

Our team is passionate about improving Greater Hartford through the arts.


    Cathy Malloy
    Chief Executive Officer 
    cmalloy [at] letsgoarts.org


      Brett Thompson
      Chief Operating Officer
      bthompson [at] letsgoarts.org

        Barry Adams
        Director of Finance
        badams [at] letsgoarts.org

          Joan Dumaine
          Office Manager
          jdumaine [at] letsgoarts.org

          Marketing & Development

            Kate Mcomber
            Vice President, Communications and Donor Relations
             kmcomber [at] letsgoarts.org

              Diane Taha
              Creative Marketing Strategist
              dtaha [at] letsgoarts.org

                Paul Stigliano
                Director of Workplace Partnerships
                pstigliano [at] letsgoarts.org

                  Heather Martin
                  Development Associate
                  hmartin [at] letsgoarts.org

                    Sierra Vazquez
                    Development Coordinator
                    svazquez [at] letsgoarts.org

                  Community Investment

                    Amanda Roy 
                    Community Programs Manager
                     aroy [at] letsgoarts.org

                      Catherine Valenza
                      Manager of Granting Programs
                      cvalenza [at] letsgoarts.org

                        Joe Cole
                        Community Investment Administrator
                        jcole [at] letsgoarts.org

                        Career Opportunities

                        Greater Hartford Arts Council seeks a motivated individual to assist our Development team with workplace fundraising campaigns, including preparing for and participating in fundraising and awareness-building events; interacting with cultural partners and workplace coordinators; and creating communications and reports that support decision making. This is a part time, temporary position.

                        To succeed, you will need excellent English written and verbal communication skills, a professional appearance and attitude, well-developed interpersonal skills and organizational abilities, high levels of energy and creativity, and a willingness to learn and be part of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet research skills are required. The work schedule varies but averages 22.5 hours per week. A vehicle is required for travel during work hours.

                        This is an excellent summer opportunity for a college student to gain real-world experience with a well-established nonprofit while making a significant contribution to the cultural community of the Capital Region. The position runs from June through September, 2018 with some flexibility in start and end dates.

                        For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@letsgoarts.org by May 18, 2018. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Greater Hartford Arts Council is committed to diversity in the workplace.