Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum The Aldrich is one of the few independent, non-collecting contemporary art museums in the United States, and the only museum in Connecticut devoted to contemporary art.
Exhibition Opportunities:

Center for Contemporary Printmaking The Artist-in-Residence Program at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking offers established and emerging artists an opportunity to realize printmaking projects by providing time, privacy, equipment, and a creative environment.
Residencies for Printmakers:
Footprint International Competition 2 Deadline Passed, Check back Oct. 2012:

Griffis Art Center The mission of the Art Center is to “cultivate and encourage contemporary fine art and artists, and to create an opportunity for international exchange among artists and the community through the visual arts.”
Residencies for Visual Artists:

Weir Farm National Historic Site/Studio Recently initiated a project to better understand the current status and opportunities of the National Park Service Artist-in-Residence programs.
Artist Residency for Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture, Environmental Art: