Arts, Connecticut Commission on the

Agency Website

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Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 10-369

Agency History 

 1963, June 6, Special Act 63-106

Commission on the Arts established to make a comprehensive survey of the state and report findings to the Governor by January 1965

1965, July 1, Public Act 65-579

A permanent Commission established

1995, July 1, Public Act 95-226

Commission on the Arts transferred to the State Library for administrative purposes only

2003, June 30, Public Act 03-6 (June Special Session)

Commission on the Arts merged with other agencies to form the Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History, and Film

Published Histories/Articles

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Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Annual Reports are located in:

1965-2001, Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40]

State Archives Record Group: RG 097

List of Executive Directors


Years of Service

Anthony S. Keller 1965-1980
Gary M. Young 1980-1988
John Ostrout, Acting 1988-1991
John Ostrout 1991-2001
Douglas C. Evans 2001-2003