We create dynamic spaces, empower local artists and curate public art in Bridgeport.
The mission of the Bridgeport Public Art Fund, administered by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation (FCCF), is to provide financial resources, guidance, connections to the arts community, collaboration, and hands-on support to create new public art trails in Bridgeport, piloting in the downtown core and then moving to additional Bridgeport neighborhoods.
ART on Broad Street
The Bridgeport Public Art Fund’s initial focus — ART on Broad Street — intends to support projects on the Broad Street corridor from the Painted Steps to the University of Bridgeport and Seaside Park in the South End. The goal of creating this mile-long arts corridor is to enliven the built-form, catalyze community engagement, celebrate Bridgeport’s rich history and culture, strengthen place-making, and support an artful pathway connecting the South End to the Downtown area.
As part of ART on Broad Street, The Bridgeport Public Art Fund is partnering with the Read’s Artspace Building to host the inaugural commissioned artwork to beautify the Broad Street corridor. We are offering two opportunities: