The Warner Theater lit up in a 'red alert' on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Photo via Jameson Willey.
The Warner Theater lit up in a 'red alert' on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Photo via Jameson Willey.
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TORRINGTON — The State’s Office of the Arts announced that 154 arts nonprofits received a total of $9 million in grant funds through its COVID Relief Fund for the Arts.
The fund is administered by the Office of the Arts within the Department of Economic and Community Development.
It was created to support nonprofits that are performing arts centers, schools of the arts, or performing groups that had to curtail operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a press release issued by the Office of the Arts, the Warner Theater is receiving $193,000, Five Points Center for the Visual Arts is receiving $42,700, the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory is receiving $31,000, and the Connecticut Academy for the Arts is receiving $9,700.

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