Announcing Spring 2014 Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts + Heritage Grants

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program, funded by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), celebrates Bridgeport’s dynamic artistic and cultural environment by supporting the creative pursuits of its artists and cultural institutions. The Program enriches the quality of life in the City by funding… Read More

Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts + Heritage Grant Program Spring 2014

The Bridgeport Arts & Cultural Council is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Spring 2014 Round of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program. Funded by the City of Bridgeport and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), the Program “underscores and furthers Bridgeport’s vibrant artistic and cultural environment… Read More

Black History Month Kickoff Reception

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Mayor Bill Finch cordially invites you to attend the Black History Month Kickoff Reception.  Keynote Speaker: Consulate Gugulethu Gingqi South African Embassy, New York, NY. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. Margaret E. Morton Government Center. 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604 An art exhibition celebrating Black heritage has been curated by the BACC in concert with the Mayor’s… Read More

Call for Art: Black History Month Exhibition

BACC Call for Art- Black History Month

The Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council is partnering with the City of Bridgeport to curate a Black History Month art exhibition.  The show will be on display through the month of February at the Margaret E. Morton Government Center at 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT.   The government center will also hold a Black History… Read More

Announcing Fall 2013 Mayor’s Grants Recipients and Reception

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The Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program, funded by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), celebrates Bridgeport’s dynamic artistic and cultural environment by supporting the creative pursuits of its artists and cultural institutions. The Program enriches the quality of life in the City by funding… Read More

Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program Fall 2013

The Bridgeport Arts & Cultural Council is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Fall 2013 Round of the Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program. Funded by the City of Bridgeport and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), the Program “underscores and furthers Bridgeport’s vibrant artistic and cultural environment… Read More

Mayor Finch Awarded Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grants

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 Mayor Finch Awarded Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grants  Bridgeport, Conn., July 30, 2013. Mayor Bill Finch presented the Spring 2013 Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grants on Monday, July 29 at a ceremony held at the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council. Funded by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and administered by the Bridgeport… Read More

Spring 2013 Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Awards Reception

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Join us for the Spring 2013 Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program awards reception! July 29th, 5pm-7pm Celebrate our Spring 2013 winners and learn about their exciting projects!   The Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program, funded by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council… Read More

BACC Partners With The University of Bridgeport!

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We’re very excited to announce The Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council is partnering with the Publicity Methods class at University of Bridgeport this semester! Under the direction of Professor Susan Katz, students will be working in teams to provide pro bono publicity support in the areas of press & public relations, art & design, video/audio/photography,… Read More

FALL 2012 Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Recipients

Mayor's Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Group Photo

The Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Grant Program, funded by the City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Office and administered by the Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council (BACC), celebrates Bridgeport’s dynamic artistic and cultural environment by supporting the creative pursuits of its artists and cultural institutions. The Program enriches the quality of life in the City by… Read More

logos The BACC is grateful to our sponsors for their generous support: The Werth Family Foundation; the Fairfield County Community Foundation; the City of Bridgeport; the Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District; the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts; People's United Bank; UIL Holdings Corporation; The Ernest & Joan Trefz Foundation; the Kreitler Foundation; Aquarion, among others.

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