The newly formed New London Arts Council will hold its inaugural session on January 21st at 5pm at 7 Governor Winthrop Blvd., New London.
The initiative has been led by individual artists and arts-related nonprofits and businesses in the city with the aim of identifying and creating opportunities to meet the artistic needs of the New London Arts community and to work with the city and the state as necessary to strengthen the arts in the city of New London. The Mayor’s office and administration, as well as the Southeastern CT Cultural Coalition, provided support and guidance throughout the process.
A volunteer steering committee made up of individual artists from various artistic disciplines, small and large non-profit arts organizations, and community art companies, met over the past year to build a structure for the new organization that is inclusive and representative of the current one Art scene in the city.
NLAC meetings are open to anyone interested in the arts in the city. An interim council chosen by the Steering Committee will serve to strengthen membership and community support for the first six months, leading to the selection of the first official council leadership later this year.