Invest in the Arts. The Arts Perform Latest Press

Our Invest in the Arts campaign and the State of the Arts report continues to gain attention across the state.  Check out the latest coverage. Texas Tribune February 9, 2015 TribCast Discusses Economic Incentives Link: https://soundcloud.com/texastribune/tribcast-muslim-day-bloggers-and-economic-incentives Austin American-Statesman February 14, … 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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Invest in the Arts & the State of the Arts Report Press

Enjoy the statewide press our Invest in the Arts campaign and State of the Arts Report is receiving. CultureMap Dallas Dallas’  Art and Culture Industries Drive the Most Dollars in Texas Link: http://dallas.culturemap.com/news/arts/01-26-15-texas-cultural-trust-state-arts-report-revenue-education-impact/ Dallas Morning News Texas Cultural Trust Releases Report … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TEXAS CULTURAL TRUST

New Logo Unveiled along with 2015 Medal of Arts Honorees and a Look Back on Successful 2014 AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Cultural Trust (Trust) prepares for its 20th anniversary in 2015 by unveiling a new look in time to … 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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Florida Near Top of all States in Arts and Culture Funding in New Budget

Arts Sarasota Posted:  May 10, 2014 Written by:  Jay Handelman With a massive boost in state funding for arts and cultural programs, Florida would likely jump to near the top of all states in per-capita spending. A view of the … Continue reading

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Gov. Perry Names Ward Chair of Texas Economic Development Corp.

Office of the Governor Posted: May 13, 2014 Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Leslie Ward of Austin to the Texas Economic Development Corp., and named her chair of the corporation for a term to expire at the pleasure of the … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Art as Work

The New York Times Posted:  May 9, 2014 Written by:  A.O. Scott There are few modern relationships as fraught as the one between art and money. Are they mortal enemies, secret lovers or perfect soul mates? Is the bond between … Continue reading

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Why Corporate Philanthropy Is a Key to Employee Engagement

www.TriplePundit.com Posted:  April 22, 2014 Written by:  Adam Weinger We’ll get right to it: Studies have shown that companies with engaged employees outperform those without by more than 200 percent. Two hundred percent! Forbes recently published an article that said engaged … Continue reading

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Energy Companies Help Fuel the Arts Scene: Generosity goes a long way when it comes to underwriting operas, exhibitions and ballets

Houston Chronicle Posted:  March 20, 2014 Written by: Molly Glentzer Joni Baird, Chevron’s Houston public affairs manager, remembers how the first mariachi opera became a reality: Well before the singers stepped onstage in “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To … Continue reading

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