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Dallas Arts & Culture COVID-19 Losses Top $33 Million

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Community Survey Shows 649 Jobs Impacted Both Numbers Expected to Climb, Cultural Ecosystem at Risk Media Contact: Chris Heinbaugh, 214.507.1460 DALLAS – The nonprofit Dallas arts and cultural community suffered $33.65 million in financial losses in the first 2 ½ months of COVID-19 related closures, including layoffs or furloughs of 649 artists and staff, according … Read More

Cry Havoc Theater Company's production of "Shots Fired"

A Statement From Terry Loftis and Tara Lewis

Monday, June 8, 2020

Dear friends, We mourn the loss of life of our African American brothers and sisters, most recently seen in the brutal killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. Each have become the most recent symbols of racism that again has plagued our society at home and abroad. We believe that the arts have … Read More

TACA Awards $148,500 to 30 Arts Organizations in Cycle 2 of Emergency Relief Grants

Friday, May 29, 2020

More than $450,000 Distributed to Date to Provide Short-term Relief Due to COVID-19 Impact Media Contact: Brett Gray, Brett@BrettGrayPR.com, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – today announced it has distributed $148,500 in the second cycle of grants from the TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund.  The special fund was established in late … Read More

Meet the USA Film Festival

Thursday, May 28, 2020

On March 30, 2020, we announced the 46 recipients of our annual TACA Arts General Operating (AGO) Grants. The AGO Grant program is our largest granting program and it provides annual, unrestricted grants to nonprofit performing and visual arts organizations in Dallas County. Organizations can use this unrestricted funding as they see fit on an array … Read More

Meet The Cedars Union

Thursday, May 28, 2020

On March 30, 2020, we announced the 46 recipients of our annual TACA Arts General Operating (AGO) Grants. The AGO Grant program is our largest granting program and it provides annual, unrestricted grants to nonprofit performing and visual arts organizations in Dallas County. Organizations can use this unrestricted funding as they see fit on an … Read More

Meet Bishop Arts Theatre Center

Thursday, May 7, 2020

On March 30, 2020, we announced the 46 recipients of our annual TACA Arts General Operating (AGO) Grants. The AGO Grant program is our largest granting program and it provides annual, unrestricted grants to nonprofit performing and visual arts organizations in Dallas County. Organizations can use this unrestricted funding as they see fit on an … Read More

A TACA New Works Fund Feature: Negotiating Dialogues

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Did you know that TACA and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra have had a long partnership dating all the way back to 1970? It’s true! More recently, TACA has been thrilled to support the DSO and their SOLUNA Festival in brand new projects through the TACA New Works Fund. Since its inception in 2012, the New Works … Read More

A TACA New Works Fund Q&A: Last Stop on Market Street

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) has an almost unparalleled history of creating new, meaningful works for young people and families. Their works about underrepresented cultures, teenage bullying, and other issues facing young people today have been received with enthusiasm and applause by audiences and critics. Since its inception in 2012, the TACA New Works Fund has … Read More

TACA Announces Emergency Relief Fund for Arts Organizations

Monday, March 30, 2020

$350,000 Raised to Date in Partnership with Area Foundations 2020 Annual Arts General Operating Grants Also Announced Media Contact: Brett Gray, Brett@BrettGrayPR.com, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – today announced the formation of the TACA Emergency Arts Relief Fund, a resource to provide short-term immediate relief to Dallas County nonprofit arts … Read More

Creativity Continues in North Texas (Part 2)

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Pictured: Dallas Black Dance Theatre | Photo by: Sharen Bradford 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 … Read More