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Stay current with the most recent news from TACA – grant announcements, signature fundraising event updates, and other exciting stories.


TACA Announces Third Resiliency Grants Distribution of $317,500

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Bringing Grand Total of $1,468,000 in Grants Made Since Early Days of Pandemic Media Contact: Brett Gray, Brett@BrettGrayPR.com, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – announced today that 42 arts groups are recipients of TACA Resiliency Grants in the program’s third round of funding.  The unrestricted funding was created to support Dallas … Read More

AMPERSAND .03 – Pens, Paper and Purpose

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Pens, Paper and Purpose: Will Evans and Sherrie Zantea Are Rewriting the Narrative for the Literary Arts in Dallas  Writing has been one of the central mediums of creativity for eons. Why is it then that the literary arts, as a discipline, feel estranged from everything we consider to be art? The lack of support for the literary arts in our city has resulted … Read More

April Pop-Up Grant Announcement

Monday, May 3, 2021

April TACA Pop-Up Grant Announcement Announcing Our Newest Pop-Up Grantees Creating and sharing art amidst a global pandemic is no simple task! That is why we created TACA Pop-Up Grants – grants up to $6,000 that are designed to celebrate and reward local arts organizations for programming that demonstrates exceptional quality, creativity & innovation, and accessibility … Read More

AMPERSAND .02 – Through the Lens of Equity

Friday, April 23, 2021

  Through the Lens of Equity:  Jennifer Scripps and Terry D. Loftis on Dallas Arts Month 2021  This time last year, we didn’t know whether or not we were supposed to sanitize our groceries. We certainly didn’t know what the future of the arts community looked like, and whether cherished annual city-wide celebrations like Dallas … Read More

AMPERSAND .01 – The Siren Song of A Leader Lost

Friday, April 16, 2021

The Siren Song of a Leader Lost: Why Kennedy’s Assassination Still Inspires Artists Today It’s been nearly sixty years since Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas made harrowing headlines. It was one of those brief glances of history playing out in real-time that sticks with you — a sensation that’s as commonplace as ever now.  Take a walk through each space at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza today and you will quickly discover it’s not the art-going experience you might be used to. The space itself conjures up an uncommon mix of … Read More