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

American Baroque Opera Company

Creativity Continues in North Texas (Part 1)

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the wave of live event cancellations, arts organizations are getting even more creative to make their art accessible from the comfort of your own home. Check out some of our favorite digital offerings from TACA-supported organizations below! Have a video or digital event you’d like us to share? … Read More

Responding to the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

Friday, March 13, 2020

A Message from Terry D. Loftis Responding to the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis Dear TACA Family, TACA shares the concerns of our arts and culture community during our public health crisis and the recent City of Dallas bans on larger public gatherings. The new restrictions will undoubtedly affect numerous arts organizations in our city. The … Read More

TACA Announces 2020 Silver Cup Luncheon Program & Sponsors

Monday, February 17, 2020

Media Contact: Brett Gray,, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – will host the 42nd annual TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon, presented by J.P.Morgan and Neiman Marcus, on Tuesday, March 10, at 12 p.m. at the Fairmont Dallas’ Regency Ballroom.  This year’s event will honor business and community leader Matrice Ellis-Kirk … Read More

Junior Players performing at TACA event

2019: Our Year In Photos

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

A snapshot of some of our favorite snapshots of 2019   February 4, 2019: We kicked off 2019 with our TACA Grants Celebration where we announced support to 48 different arts organizations with grants totaling $753,000. The evening featured segments from the rock musical American Idiot performed by the teens of Junior Players. March 18, 2019: We … Read More

Terry Loftis

TACA Board of Directors Announces Terry Loftis Selected as New Carlson President and Executive Director

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Media Contact: Brett Gray,, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – The Board of Directors of TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – announced today that community arts advocate, philanthropist and Tony-nominated Broadway producer Terry Loftis has been selected as the organization’s next Carlson President and Executive Director.  Loftis will take the helm of TACA immediately and succeed … Read More