Newtown Arts Festival Announcements

Making Music -by Tracy Van Buskirk

“Making Music” by Tracy Van Buskirk won the 2015 Newtown Art Festival art contest. Read all about it in The Newtown Bee. (Click image)

  • 2015 Artists Market – Artists and artisans who wish to have a booth at this years festival should apply by April 15 to be considered.
    Information and application here.
  • 2016 Art Contest – Enter your artwork by October 30, 2015 and you could win $750! We are looking for new, original art that illustrates the Newtown Art Festival.
    Terms & Guidelines
    Entry Form

NCAC Announces Project Grants

GrantsThe Newtown Cultural Arts Commission will distribute up to $1,000 in one or more project grants to individual artists residing in Newtown, and/or arts organizations based in Newtown, Connecticut.

Deadline:  Complete applications and supporting documentation must be postmarked after June 15, 2013 and no later than July 1, 2013.  Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered.

Announcements:  The NCAC will announce the grant recipient by letter, on our website, and in a press release on or before August 1, 2013. Winners of the grant will receive their award no later than August 31, 2013.

To apply, the applicant should complete the grant application available here:
NCAC Project Grant Application

New $1000 NCAC Scholarship Announced: Deadline Updated

ScholarshipThe Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is pleased to offer its first scholarship award for 2013.  Eligible students must be a graduating senior, a Newtown resident, and pursuing higher education in an arts-related field of study.  UPDATE:  The application deadline is April 12, 2013.  Please see the attached form for additional information.

2013 NCAC Scholarship Form