On September 1, 2021 The Connecticut Office of the Arts will honor Marilyn Malcarne of Deep River as one of its 2020 state Arts Heroes.

Terry and Marilyn MalcarneMarilyn and Terry Malcarne receive their Honored Jaybirds status in 2018This designation acknowledges Connecticut residents who have made outstanding contributions to the arts.

Marilyn Malcarne is a sculptor, painter, photographer, and retired arts teacher. Mrs. Malcarne has long been associated with the Deep River Junior Ancient Fife and Drum Corps and is a frequent announcer at the Deep River Muster. In 2018 Mrs. Malcarne was an honored Jaybird of The Company of Fifers & Drummers. 

The 2020 ceremony had to be postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and the 2020 and 2021 recipients will be honored at a ceremony at Infinity Hall in Hartford on Sept. 1.

Admission is free to the Sept. 1 event, which begins at 6 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Attendees must register at connecticutartsheroesawards.splashthat.com.

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