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New Year 2014

The young artist describes her scene, “In this scene children are playing. Three women are playing “RABANA” it is a kind of drum.  In this ...

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Art from India

He describes his piece, “The scene depicts a Dabbawala giving lunch to a school student. The man is carrying many tiffin boxes in his cycle.  ...

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The Race is On!

We are racing to get all the art work to our partners around the world. This is an exciting time at Creative Connections, as all ...

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“The Art of Music”

We are thrilled to feature this beautiful image from Brazil in this year’s collection of art cards we will be reproducing and making available through ...

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Happy Christmas!

Joyful holiday art work created by children from Poland, Latvia, Cyprus and India. We wish you all a very merry holiday season and a Happy ...

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Honoring Veteran’s Day

On this day we honor and thank all those who have served in the military to defend and protect our great nation. The first Veteran’s ...

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The Art is ARRIVING!

It is a very exciting time here in our office, the art work created in this year’s ArtLink program is beginning to arrive. We have ...

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Art From China

Here is another example of art work arriving in our offices. This piece is from our partner in China. The young artist describes her piece,“There are ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you to all the students around the world who have shared their art work and their cultures through the years and to our partner ...

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Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe’en is a Scottish term derived from “All Hallows’ Eve”, the eve of All Saints Day which is observed on November 1. Halloween ...

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Visitors from Nigeria

We were happy to have two friends from Nigeria visit our office yesterday, Tuesday September 3, 2013. Chief Fatai Shodimu and his son are seen ...

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ArtLink Launch!

2013-2014 ArtLink program is launching this week! Our mission is to educate young people by encouraging their awareness, understanding, and appreciation of other cultures, as ...

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Inspiration!

The word inspiration is defined as. The stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or activity. The condition of being ...

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Happy EID!

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr, also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid, is a celebration that marks the ...

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Mask Dancing

Today we received a Facebook comment from this young artist stating,“I want to say something from the bottom of my heart that I really appreciate ...

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Illuminate!

Illuminate! Bringing My Culture to Light Art Exhibit up on our web site: 2012-2013 Art Collection Enjoy! The young artist, a participant in last year’s ...

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Christi Rose in Guatemala

Our Executive Director, Christi Rose, has been visiting many of our partner schools in Guatemala. She is pictured here (4th from the right)standing next to ...

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ArtLink in the News!

Tolland Middle School in Tolland, CT was partnered with The Oxford School in Amman Jordan last year. Please enjoy this news coverage of our ArtLink ...

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Honoring Lynn Straus

On Thursday May 9, 2013 we held our annual Gala at Stepping Stones Museum for Children. We were thrilled to honor Lynn Straus. She is ...

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Abantu Mu Buntu

Abantu Mu Buntu translates to mean people in harmony. From April 25th through May 11th this talented group of young artists will be performing spellbinding ...

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Meet Our New ED

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Christina Rose as Executive Director.  Ms. Rose will be responsible for managing the operations of the organization ...

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A Favorite Pastime

This beautiful work of art was created in our ArtLink program this year and comes from Russia. The medium is watercolors and pencil. The young ...

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Rainforest ArtLink Jury

We convened a jury this week to review and select art work from our Rainforest ArtLink program. This program features the formation of unique classroom ...

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Easter Eggs

The dictionary defines Easter eggs as: 1. A dyed or decorated egg, traditionally associated with Easter. 2. A hidden feature, for example in computer software, ...

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Save the Dates

Illuminate! Light the way Gala Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:30 pm Stepping Stones Museum for Children Norwalk, CT 06850 International Children’s Art Exhibit Opening Reception Thursday, May ...

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Family Workshop

The family workshop held on Saturday was run by Alan Steckler and involved many students and their families. It was an interesting and informative event ...

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Carnival in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is the most famous place for carnival in Brazil. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1723. During the carnival different ...

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Art from Latvia

This art work will be included in this year’s International Children’s Art Exhibit 2013, “Illuminate, Bringing my Culture to Light!” The exhibit will open on ...

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This original Valentine’s Day poem was written in 1784 and is from a collection of English nursery rhymes found inGammer Gurton’s Garland. The rose is ...

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Partner’s Art Work

These are examples of the extraordinary art work being created in the ArtLink Program this year. Oak Bluffs School in the USA is partnered with ...

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First Night Danbury

First Night Danbury was a celebration of the New Year,a family-friendly event that took over downtown Danbury from 4 to 8 p.m. on New Year’s ...

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ArtLink Jury 2012

Our jury members have spent the last few days reviewing art from around the world created in our ArtLink program. We have seen over 2300 ...

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“Light of Praying”

“Light of Praying” was created by a young artist, Monta, age 10 from Latvia. She describes her scene, ” I trust praying can make the ...

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Prayers from Cambodia

We just received this powerful image of Cambodian children praying for the children and families in Newtown, CT. This picture is so beautiful and so ...

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Angels of Hope

“HOPE is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops—at all” ~Emily Dickinson (1830–1886) “I ...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Some Thanksgiving History… 1621: The Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving ...

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Giving Thanks!

Thanksgiving is a time for all of us here at Creative Connections to remember all we have to be grateful for. At the top of ...

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Art from China

This piece of art is from the Sichuan Province in China, it is titled, “Peking Opera” by Li, age 13. The Peking opera or Beijing ...

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Art from USA

The young artist describes her scene, “I am looking through a telescope.  I am looking at the stars and the moon.  It is late at ...

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Art from Ireland

A young artist from the St. Patrick’s National School in Ireland displays his art work. His class is currently participating in our ArtLInk program.  The ...

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Pumpkin Picking

Megan describes her piece,“In the autumn season in CT, it is a tradition for families to go to pumpkin farms and pick out a few ...

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Art Workshop

A special family‐friendly workshop led by Creative Connections at the “You Are Not Alone” exhibit of the Hammond Museum featured Japanese and American art that ...

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Hammond Art Workshop

                    For more information about the Hammond Museum please go to: www.hammondmuseum.org Share this: on Twitter ...

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Gleaming Hope

This beautiful piece of art is entitled, “Hope” it was created by a young artist in Cambodia.  His name is Mey Y., he was 13 ...

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The Olympics

Michael Phelps (USA) wins 19th medal, becomes most decorated athlete in Olympics history! The art work below highlights the dreams of many young Americans to ...

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Olympics on Track!

The Olympics continue to be exciting! The men’s 4×400 relay finals this afternoon, featuring Oscar Pistorius’s(a double amputee, age 25) last Olympic run with his ...

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Summer Dreaming

Cloudy Summer Sail by Ellie, age 14, Brookline MA USA The Secret of the Sea By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (from Seaside and Fireside, 1850) Ah! ...

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The Onam Festival in India

The Onam Festival is a traditional Hindu ten day harvest festivalcelebrated by the people of Kerala, in southern India. It’s a festival rich in culture ...

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The Clock is Ticking!

Hurry! The 2012 International Children’s Art Exhibit, “Putting Myself in the Picture” currently at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will be open for 12 more ...

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Happy 4th of July!

Christina describes her art work, “…  it’s the fourth of July holiday and I’m with my family  watching the fireworks in Glen Island, a local ...

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Summer Travel

We hope everyone is having a wonderful summer!  We hope everyone enjoys their travel plans! The young artist, Daniel, describes his art piece, “Me and ...

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ArtLink in Senegal

Our 2012-2013 academic year will begin in September 2012. We are all looking forward to another year of meaningful, diverse and insightful art work from ...

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ArtLink in Jordan

We are thrilled to be embarking on our third year with our partner schools in Jordan through INJAZ. INJAZ was established in 1999 as a ...

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The Nebuta Festival in Japan

The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (青森ねぶた祭り, is a Japanese summer festival that takes place in Aomori, Japan and is counted among the three largest festivals in ...

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2012-2013 ArtLink Theme

We are happy to announce next year’s ArtLink program theme will be, “Bringing My Culture to Light: Illuminate!” The art work featured is from a ...

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

We wish everyone a happy holiday weekend!  This wonderful and patriotic piece of art is currently on exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk as ...

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20th Anniversary Gala

Last night we celebrated our twenty year anniversary at a wonderful event attended by about 100 guests.   Everyone enjoyed the silent auction, and a delicious ...

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