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Greater Hartford Arts Council Announces Innovative Partnership with the City of Hartford

Hartford, CT, June 21, 2022 The Greater Hartford Arts Council (GHAC) will hold a news conference and artistic experience for Hartford Creates – an innovative partnership between the City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council that showcases how GHAC applies strategic expertise, creative collaboration and arts mobilization planning to position the greater Hartford region as an arts destination.

What: Announcement of the Hartford Creates initiative that is designed to elevate the creative economy, increase engagement and diversity within the arts community and create access and awareness of the arts through strategic activation.

Where: Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT

When: Friday, June 24 from 11:15am – 12:15pm, followed by an artistic celebration Who: Rev. Dr. Shelley D. Best, CEO of the Greater Hartford Arts Council
Hon. Luke Bronin, Mayor of Hartford 

Why: The Greater Hartford Arts Council is committed to community vitality and enriching our creative economy. GHAC will use Hartford Creates to further heal, transform and elevate access to the arts through immersive arts experiences.


The Greater Hartford Arts Council has served Connecticut’s capital region for 50 years, providing critical financial and organizational resources to support the arts, as well as helping all people connect with the arts in their community. Everything we do is driven by the belief that art should be created with freedom of expression that disrupts, inspires, heals and transforms communities. To learn more about the Greater Hartford Arts Council and Hartford Creates, visit