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AMPERSAND .05: 5 Steps to Mastering ‘The Art of Collaboration’

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Remove Your Ego: 5 Steps to Mastering ‘The Art of Collaboration’ from Teresa Coleman Wash   Embarking on a new creative collaboration can make you feel more like a scientist than an artist. Creative work aside, a myriad of uncontrollable elements like work ethic, talent, temperaments, and conflicting visions can take your experiment from a … Read More

AMPERSAND .04 – What is ‘Cultural Tourism’?

Monday, June 7, 2021

What is ‘Cultural Tourism’? – Analyzing the Role of the Arts in Texas’ Population Surge  If you haven’t looked at I-75 in a while you may not have noticed that Dallas is suddenly bursting at the seams. CultureMap noted that in 2019 alone, over 525,000 people flocked to Texas. Add to that the statistic from US News that our humble city is #24 on the list … 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

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

2019 TACA Lexus Party on the Green – Meet Chef John Gilbert

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Chef John Gilbert and the Artisan Craft Kitchen In anticipation of the 2019 TACA Lexus Party on the Green on October, 4, 2019, we’re highlighting some of the celebrated culinary talent that you don’t want to miss at the event. Next in our lineup is Chef John Gilbert! Chef Gilbert is the founder and president … Read More

2019 TACA Lexus Party on the Green – Meet Chef Eric Dreyer

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Chef Eric Dreyer and Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge In anticipation of the 2019 TACA Lexus Party on the Green on October, 4, 2019, we’re highlighting some of the celebrated culinary talent that you don’t want to miss at the event. First up, please say “hello” to Chef Eric Dreyer! Chef Dreyer is the Executive Chef … Read More

Head of the Class – J. Davis Hamlin & Margot Perot

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Celebrated annually, the TACA Silver Cup Award recognizes two individuals for their outstanding volunteer leadership and contributions to the arts in North Texas. The TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon serves as a unique opportunity to honor these individuals and gather the region’s civic and cultural leaders, patrons, and volunteers in support of distinguished leadership and volunteerism in … Read More

Turtle Creek Chorale performing at the TACA Appreciation Dinner

2018: TACA’s Year in Review and a Look Forward

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

As we reflect back on 2018, we are grateful for many things including the generous support we received for TACA this year. Because our work is made possible because of the extraordinary generosity of our community, we want to take this opportunity to share the successes we celebrate and the challenges we faced in 2018. … Read More

Voices of Change Flyer April 29

Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

For #TACATuesday, Sue Latham, Executive Director of Voices of Change, talks about the programming in their upcoming concert titled “Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust.” Here at Voices of Change, we’re really excited about our upcoming concert, Silent Music: Music of the Holocaust. On Sunday, April 29, we will be performing works by five Jewish … Read More