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  • Welcome to the Branford Arts & Cultural Alliance!

  • Beautifully decorated Holiday window display at the BACA Gallery on Main Street

  • Happy New Year!

  • February 2022

  • New Program: Intro to Creative Expressive Processes

  • Why not start the new year with a new and challenging learning experience. BACA is excited to offer this 4-week introductory series to mindful art practice on Thursday evenings in February starting on 2/3.
    Note: Postponed from January for health safety due to COVID-19 concerns.

    Learn how to tap into your creative energy and powers of self-expression with the devine artist Stephanie Smelser.

    The series includes an intro to creative expressive processes:

    • Mono prints
    • Collage
    • Text Art
    • Zen Tangles

    Dates: Thursdays — 2/3, 2/10, 2/17 and 2/24
    Time: From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: BACA Gallery, 1022 Main Street, Branford
    Cost: $100 for all 4 sessions

    To register, call 203-623-5686.

  • Early registration is recommended as there are only 10 spots available.

  • January 2022

  • BACA Gallery on the Green

    "Summer in Winter Gallery" opening in mid-January

  • Open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    1004 Main Street, Branford, CT
    (the former Denali Store)

  • View Public Art Outdoors

  • BACA Brings 3 Triumphant Steel Sculptures to Tyler Park

  • Follow the link below to Pam Johnson’s 12/21 article on Zip06.com …

  • You can also view public art sculptures around the town center at the following locations:

    • Southwest side of Branford Green by Susan Faracelli
    • Blackstone Library Lawns by Jon Watters
  • BACA Gallery on the Green

    "Fall/Winter Gallery" on display thru mid-January

    Open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    1004 Main Street, Branford, CT
    (the former Denali Store)

    Featuring works by BACA artists- changing monthly
    Fiber Art, Jewelry, Paintings, Photography, Sculpture.

    If you or your organization are interested in hosting an event or workshop at the Gallery, send an email to:



    contact Frank Carrano, BACA President at:


  • Click the links below to view the works that were on display in July and August or photos from the Fall Gallery opening event.

  • Read the Shoreline Times article about the gallery …

  • Paint 'n Sip Session, Fridays 6:00pm

    BACA is happy to be hosting more sessions with artist/instructor Haley Brown
    Friday evenings from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Resuming after the holidays in January…
    At the “BACA Gallery”, 1004 Main Street. Branford
    $35 per person (Includes all watercolor materials)

    To register, send an Instagram direct message to Haley at:

  • Or complete the registration form on Haley's website at



  • The Branford Arts and Cultural Alliance will encourage and promote the arts and cultural activities within the Town of Branford and will have the following mission :

    a) Encourage and support public participation in the performing, literary and visual arts.
    b) Organize artistic and cultural activities and events that will provide opportunities for local artists and literary practitioners to present their work to the public
    c) Support opportunities for Branford’s artistic community to interact with each other, and
    d) Develop opportunities for artists to work with the youth of Branford

    BACA has a unique role as convener, organizer, promoter and supporter of the arts in Branford, and as such, can provide an important service to the entire community.

  • Proud member of the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce.