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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Texas Medal of Arts Press

The reviews are in!  Our 2015 Texas Medal of Arts awards were a huge success.  Check out all of the great press and exciting photos  below. The Rivard Report February 20, 2015 Honoring Don Emilio, San Antonio’s Spanish Language TV … Continue reading

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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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TEXAS CELEBRITY CHEFS TO COOK FOR THE ARTS

Regional Chefs from Austin, Dallas, and Houston to Participate in Texas Medal of Arts Awards Event The Texas Cultural Trust is excited to announce that renowned chefs Paul Qui of Austin, John Tesar of Dallas, and Ja’Nel Witt of Houston … 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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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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2015 Texas Medal of Arts Awards Press

Our 2015  Texas Medal of Arts Awards and Honoree Announcement is receiving a lot of great press from around the state.  Click the links below to see more. WFAA – TV/ABC Video feature and interview with Jennifer Ransom Rice on … 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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Arts and Culture Sector Adds Nearly $700B to U.S. Economy

Associated Press Written by:  Brett Zongker Posted:  January 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Creative industries including Hollywood and broadcasting contribute more to the U.S. economy than previously thought, the government said Monday in its first official analysis of the arts and … Continue reading

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