Music - Arts in The Community

Arts in the Community

On Campus

CCSU Department of Music

CCSU's Department of Music produces many faculty and student performances each year.

CCSU Theater Department

CCSU's Theatre Department produces plays and musicals throughout the school year.

Samuel Chen Art Center in the CCSU Art Department 

This arts gallery features works by both faculty and students, as well as local and international artists.

Rudewicz Polish Music Series

Endowed by Dr. Alex and Regina Rudewicz in 2000, this music series brings world-class performers to campus.

Near Campus
(most of these are accessible by CT FastTrak)

The New Britain Museum of American Art

The first museum of strictly American art in the country, and is one of New England's largest museums. All CCSU students receive discounted admission.

The Wadsworth Atheneum

Located in downtown Hartford, the Atheneum contains a superb collection of art from all periods, and also hosts occasional concerts.

The Hill-Stead Museum

This beautiful turn-of-the-century mansion was turned into a museum, now occupies a spot on the National Registry of Historical Places. It houses some of the most important Impressionist paintings in the world, including works by Cassatt, Degas, Manet, Monet, and Whistler. Each year, Hill-Stead Museum offers programs in art, architecture, gardens, and natural science, and presents concerts, lectures, workshops, festivals, and a nationally acclaimed poetry festival.

The Bushnell Auditorium

Located in downtown Hartford, The Bushnell is host to the Hartford Symphony, Hartford Ballet, Connecticut Opera, and a renowned visiting orchestra series.

Hartford Stage Company

One of the country's leading regional theaters, it presents about six plays a year in its theater in downtown Hartford.

Hole in the Wall Theater

Located in downtown New Britain.


Located in New Britain, Trinity-On-Main hosts arts events.

The Music Series at South Church

For almost half a century, this music series has presented concerts which feature high quality, outstanding nationally and internationally known artists, with affordable admission.