Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
An Artistic and Academic Immersion
WINNER! #1 CT Magnet School
Ranked in Top 35 CT High Schools
Students interested in the arts will find a professionally oriented, highly structured, and academically rigorous curriculum at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. In addition to professional training in vocal and instrumental music, dance, theater, musical theater, creative writing, and interdisciplinary arts, high school students learn about the history and criticism of the arts and the arts as a mechanism for social justice.
Interested in attending the Arts Academy? Learn about our Open Houses and application process on the Admissions Page.
To download documents like Program of Studies, Student Handbook and Parent Newsletter, visit Documents Page. Daily Student Announcements appear on News and Newsletters Page.
ENTERTAINMENT DESTINATION IN HARTFORD!
The Theater of the Performing Arts houses a 622-seat, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, a 120-seat flexible theater, classrooms and support spaces. Visit the Theater of Performing Arts Page for event calendar and details. Box Office: 860-757-6388
Box Office: 860-757-6388
SUNDAY, MAY 19
JAZZ AND RIBS
Featuring the Arts Academy
Award-winning jazz groups
- Alex Nahkimovsky's Ensemble
- The Jazz Choir
- The Academy Big Band
- The Academy Alumni All Stars
- and Guest Artist, Josh Evans (trumpet)
Tickets Adults $10; Students & Children under 12 $5
Reserved Seating: $12.
Tickets available in advance at Academy Box Office 860-757-6388 or online (additional fees apply to online ticket purchases)
All proceeds benefit the Arts Academy Music Department.
May 24 - Arts Academy Junior/Senior Prom, Theme: Midnight in Paris. Glastonbury Hill Country Club, 7-11 pm.
May 27 – NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day
May 30- Last day of Arts Classes for Half-Day students. (Half-day students must return for their jury presentation in June)
June 3-June 11 - JURIES for Full-day and Half-day students Contact your department chair for details.
June 10 – Last day of afternoon classes
June 11- 12:00 Dismissal, no lunch
June 13 – 12:00 Dismissal, no lunch;
June 13 - Academy Awards & Gallery Show, 5:30 pm, Art Show; 7:00 pm Performance, Main Stage & Theater Building Lobby, Learning Corridor.
June 17 – June 21- Academic Final Exams for Full-day students. 10:30 AM Early dismissal each day.
June 20 – Academy Graduation, 5:00 pm, Main Stage, Learning Corridor
Subject to change.
· The Jostens representative has visited the school with the class rings.
Updated Calendar available!
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For Arts Academy High School Families, Early Dismissal is now 12:00 NOON.
GHAA Jazz Choir The Real Ambassadors and GHAA staff traveled to London this summer to perform in the Olympic Village. We are so proud to have the Ambassadors represent our school at the Olympics. See pics, videos, and learn more about this historic trip. Visit the BLOG.