TEXAS MEDAL OF ARTS AWARDS ANNOUNCES FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Texas Cultural Trust has released the full schedule of events for the biennial 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards happening on Tuesday, February 24 and Wednesday, February 25 in Austin. The star-studded Texas Medal of Arts Awards show, presented … Continue reading

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Matthews: The Arts Benefit State’s Economy, Change Lives

By Charles Matthews, Board Chair of the Texas Cultural Trust Special to the Austin American-Statesman Published:  February 14, 2015 “Invest in the arts. The arts perform.” It’s not just a slogan, it’s a fact. The Texas Cultural Trust recently issued … Continue reading

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2015 Texas Medal of Arts Press

The  eighth biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards continues to make news across the state. Check out the most recent press below. Austin Social Planner February 2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards Featured on The List, Austin Social Planner’s 2015 Spring … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT SHOWS ARTS & CULTURE INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTES $5.1 BILLION TO TEXAS ECONOMY; SHOWS ARTS EDUCATION HELPS IMPROVE STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 26, 2015      MEDIA CONTACT: Jenifer Sarver 512-577-9099 Jenifer@SarverStrategies.com AUSTIN – The Texas Cultural Trust (TCT) today released the 2015 State of the Arts 10report that details the economic and educational impact of the arts … Continue reading

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TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST ANNOUNCES 2015 TEXAS MEDAL OF ARTS HONOREES

Biennial Statewide Awards to Celebrate Texas Legends and Rising Stars Across the Arts AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 14, 2015) – At a special luncheon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington today, the Texas Cultural Trust unveiled the honorees for the 2015 Texas … Continue reading

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Texas Cultural Trust Named Official Charity Partner of the Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

TICKETS TO THE DALLAS INTERNATIONAL ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW ARE SELLING QUICKLY SO RESERVE YOURS TODAY! While the Texas Tea is close to sold out, tickets to the Opening Night Preview Party & VIP Reception for the Dallas International Art Antique & … Continue reading

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A Musical Fix for American Schools

The Wall Street Journal Written by:  Joanne Lipman Published:  October 10, 2014 American education is in perpetual crisis. Our students are falling ever farther behind their peers in the rest of the world. Learning disabilities have reached epidemic proportions, affecting … Continue reading

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Texas Cultural Trust Named Official Charity Partner of the Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

We are excited to announce that the Texas Cultural Trust is the official Charity Partnership of the 2014 Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show on November 6–10, 2014, at the Dallas Market Hall!  Tickets are on sale now for … Continue reading

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House of Representatives Passes Bill Permanently Reinstating IRA Charitable Rollover

American Alliance of Museums Posted:  July 18, 2014 Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4719, legislation that would permanently reinstate three charitable giving tax incentives, among them the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. This strong, bipartisan vote came on the … Continue reading

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NEA Cut Restored in House Committee Action

Americans for the Arts Posted:  July 15, 2014 As you might recall, last week the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved a bill that cut $8 million each from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Humanities Endowment. Following that … Continue reading

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