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The Arts

Bridgeport is home to hundreds of working artists, musicians, performers, and creatives. The diversity of the art scene here is in evidence in our various neighborhoods, galleries, and spaces. Explore all that the Park City has to offer by checking out some of the events and links listed below.

The City of Bridgeport, Office of Mayor Joseph P. Ganim, is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program. Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grants support creative arts and heritage projects and programs of individual artists and arts-, cultural-, heritage- and history-based organizations throughout the City of Bridgeport, CT and is administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council.

The purpose of this program is to enrich the quality of life in the City by funding arts and heritage projects and programs. Underserved individuals and organizations are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a highly competitive grant program and funding is limited. Individuals and organizations may apply for not more than one (1) grant each year. Amount of grants: up to $250 (individuals) and $500-$1,000 (organizations).