Andrew Wolf, Director
165 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510
The mission of the Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism is to improve the quality of life in New Haven and to support the economic development of the City by assisting, promoting and encouraging artists, arts and cultural organizations and events in New Haven. It also serves as the steward for the municipal collection of public art.
The Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism:
Additionally, the Department of Arts, Culture and Tourism provides support to the film industry by assisting filmmakers in identifying possible locations within the city, negotiating and coordinating city services and other location needs and costs.
- Supports a wealth of neighborhood activities through the Mayor's Neighborhood Cultural Vitality Grant Program
- Enhances municipal buildings and schools with public works of art through its Percent for Art Program
- Produces community events such as the Holiday Tree Lighting on the Green