February 18, 2020

Senator Haskell Celebrates 2020 Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund Awardees in Ridgefield

Today, State Senator Will Haskell (D-Westport) celebrated the seven organizations in Ridgefield that received grants through the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund. These organizations, including museums, playhouses and performance groups, received significant support from the state.

“Ridgefield is full of incredible groups and volunteers who add culture and beauty to the local community. I’m glad the state took notice,” said Sen. Haskell. “I am happy to celebrate these grants and would like to thank the Department of Economic and Community Development for supporting the arts in Ridgefield.”

The organizations receiving grant funding include:

  • Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Inc., $11,109
  • Ridgefield Chorale, $613
  • Ridgefield Playhouse, $13,835
  • Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, $1,880
  • Ridgefield Workshop for the Performing Arts, $1,232
  • Thrown Stone Theatre Company, $550
  • Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra, $500