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Elliot Sims In BREAD At WaterTower Theatre Photo By Evan Michael Woods

WaterTower Theatre presents BREAD

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

For #TACATuesday, Joanie Schultz, Artistic Director of WaterTower Theatre, talks about the upcoming world premiere of BREAD by Regina Taylor and the importance of new works. At WaterTower Theatre we believe that one of the most important jobs artists can do is to create new works for our contemporary moment. By the attempt to articulate our … Read More

space-themed digital art and TACA podium

Our New Way of Grant-making

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Grant-making is TACA’s cornerstone – and at the core of our mission since our founding in 1967. Our Arts General Operating Grant Program (formerly known as General Operating & Project Grants) has grown from funding one organization to over 40 in 2018. In our 51 years of existence, we’ve invested over $28 million into our … Read More

2018 TACA Grants Celebration

TACA Distributes $700,000
to 41 Local Arts Organizations

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Media Contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org, 215.520.3830 DALLAS — January 23, 2018 — TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) announced last night that 41 North Texas arts organizations – representing theater, music, dance and youth performing arts – will share in its 2018 General Operations & Project Grants distribution of $700,000. Grant amounts ranged from $50,000 to … Read More

TACA Perforum panel discussion

TACA Hosts Perforum with National Panel of Arts Experts on October 23

Monday, October 9, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — October 9, 2017 — National arts experts will engage with North Texas-based arts organizations in a panel discussion about issues that they are facing during the ninth annual TACA Perforum on Monday, October 23 at the Nasher Sculpture Center (2001 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201). The topic … Read More

Don Stone and Julie Hersh at the 2018 Silver Cup Announcement Reception at HALL Arts

TACA Names Julie Hersh and Don Stone as 2018 Silver Cup Award Recipients

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — September 26, 2017 — On September 25th, TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Julie Hersh and Don Stone as the 2018 TACA Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at HALL Arts and was hosted by … Read More

TACA Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala With World Premiere and Luxury Live Auction

Friday, September 15, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — September 15, 2017 — On September 8, TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) celebrated its 50th Anniversary Gala at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. The celebratory evening began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a luxuriously decorated, outdoor, air-conditioned tent. Joel Ferrell, Dallas Theater Center associate artistic director, … Read More

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company performing "Horses in the Sky"

TACA Announces Grants for Three Bold New Works and Three Innovative Artist Residencies

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org Dallas, Texas — September 6, 2017 — TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) has announced the 2017 recipients of the TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund and the TACA Bowdon Family Foundation Artist Residency Fund. Six arts organizations will receive grants totaling $150,000 to create new works or to fund artist residencies. … Read More

TACA Announces Michelle Thomas as 2018 Board Chair

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler. maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — June 15, 2017 — TACA has named Michelle Thomas as its 2018 board chair. Thomas will serve a two-year term through 2019, succeeding Donna Wilhelm who will continue to chair the board until December 31, 2017. Wilhelm said, “We are thrilled that Michelle will chair the board of directors, … Read More

2017 TACA Lexus Party on the Green at Sammons Park

Chefs Fed More than 700 at the TACA Lexus Party on the Green

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — May 20, 2017 — This year’s TACA Lexus Party on the Green Presented by Highland Park Village broke from tradition with a bold move to the Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park at AT&T Performing Arts Center on May 12. With perfect weather for this favorite … Read More

TACA Launches Initiatives to Transform Lives Through the Arts

Monday, April 10, 2017

Programs to Provide Social Impact Funding, Funding for Visual Arts Organizations and Increased Vibrancy for the Arts Media contact: Maura Sheffler, maura.sheffler@taca-arts.org DALLAS, Texas — April 10, 2017 — Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, TACA has announced three new initiatives as part of its five-year strategic plan (2017-2021), including funding the visual arts for the first … Read More