The Granby Education Arts Endowment helps bring arts events to residents of all ages.

Past Events

Thula Sizwe | November 2010

Thula Sizwe, a 10-member group from South Africa, entertained a packed house with songs and dances celebrating village life, and painted moving pictures of life in South Africa. Click here for more information. 

The Writers’ Café series | October 2010

The October literary series “Writers’ Café” brought the following talent to Granby: Award winning journalist and New York Times #1 author David Grann, Granby resident, award winning sports journalist and author Steve Rushin, and children’s author Tony Abbott, author of over 80 books.

Songwriters Showcase | September 2009

Local musician, Fred Wilhelm, brought his fabulously talented friends Lori McKenna, Catie Curtis and Mark Erelli to Granby, filling the ears and hearts of 500 listeners with a soundtrack by which all might look at parents, partners, and children a little more clearly.

The Nutcracker | December 2008

CT Ballet production of The Nutcracker. Artistic Director Brett Raphael and his team provided the costumes, the sets, and the expertise, but the Granby community clearly provided the heart.

World of Dance | November 2007

One chilly, crisp November evening a sold-out crowd of more than 700 people came together in an auditorium to witness a celebration of movement, costumes, color and culture. They traveled to exotic places such as Brazil, India, Mali, and Peru without ever having to leave their seats.