Media & Blog

Category

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

March Pop-Up Grant Announcement

Friday, March 26, 2021

March 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

TACA Announces Second Round of Resiliency Grants to 37 Local Arts Organizations

Monday, March 1, 2021

Grantees representing the performing arts, dance, and visual arts are receiving a share of $235,500 in second round of funding Media Contact: Brett Gray, Brett@BrettGrayPR.com, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – announced today that 37 arts organizations are recipients of TACA Resiliency Grants in the initiative’s second round of funding.  This … Read More

dancers on stage

February Pop-Up Grant Announcement

Monday, March 1, 2021

February 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

Pandemic-Related Dallas Arts Losses Top $95.5 Million

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Attendance Loss Exceeds 3 Million New Survey Measures Impact of Dallas Nonprofit Cultural Organizations Through November 2020 Media Contact: Chris Heinbaugh, 214.507.1460 DALLAS – The pandemic-related impact for the nonprofit arts community within the city of Dallas has reached $95,545,710 in financial losses, including 3,145,209 in lost or deferred attendance, and more than 1,000 jobs lost. … Read More

TACA Announces Expansion of Pop-Up Grants to Include New Funding for Individual Artists

Monday, February 1, 2021

March Family Foundation Gift Extends Program Through 2021 Media Contact: Brett Gray, Brett@BrettGrayPR.com, 214.557.6233 DALLAS – TACA – The Arts Community Alliance – announced today an expansion of its Pop-Up Grant program, which debuted in August 2020 as part of the new TACA Resiliency Initiative (TRI).  This expansion includes Artist Bonus funds, a new source of … Read More

January Pop-Up Grant Announcement

Monday, February 1, 2021

January 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

December Pop-Up Grant Announcement

Thursday, December 17, 2020

December 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 – to celebrate and reward local arts organizations for programming that demonstrates exceptional quality, creativity & innovation, and accessibility & inclusion. Grantees were selected via a … Read More

The State of TACA in 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020

On January 1, 2020 while contemplating a year of unknown change, I was reminded of a toast Winston Churchill delivered on January 1, 1942, while traveling by train from Ottawa to Washington. “Here’s to 1942, here’s to a year of toil, a year of struggle and peril, and a long step forward towards victory. May … Read More