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Vision For The Future

A world-class arts center in the heart of Connecticut

Art Galleries
Performance Spaces
Studio and Co-Work Spaces
Restaurants
Shops

65,000 sf in an historic factory on three acres

 

Photo © JNG, 2015

 
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Preserve

Ball & Socket is now on the Connecticut Register of Historic Places.

It was a working factory for almost 150 years, from 1850 until 1992. This place was a vital, local manufacturer, supporting generations of families in the area. Immediately upon acquisition of the property, Ball & Socket Arts sought inclusion on the state historic register.

Photo: Ball & Socket workers, circa 1918

 
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Transform

Raw space as beautiful potential

We will transform this former industrial space into an environment of discovery, learning and community enegagement.

Photo © Tom Hearn, 2014

 
 
 
 
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Engage

New life for old buildings.

When operational, Ball & Socket Arts will present curated art exhibits with a focus on contemporary art, foster arts-related community organizations and provide a venue for music, theater and the humanities.

In the meantime, we are creating art projects and hosting events to engage supporters.

Photo © Corey Fleming, 2014

 
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