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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Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Trust’s last newsletter of 2015.  As most people are wrapping up the year, the Trust is just getting started with their biggest and busiest time. First up we have the Texas Medal of Arts Awards, the signature … Continue reading

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Texas Medal of Arts Awards

We are just two short months away from the 8th biennial Texas Medal of Arts Awards, honoring Texas legends and rising stars.  The star-studded event will kick off with our honoree announcement at AT&T Stadium on Wednesday, January 14, where … Continue reading

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Grantee Spotlight: San Antonio Symphony’s Young People’s Concert Series

In this month’s Grantee Spotlight, we are present 2013 Texas Women for the Arts grants recipient, the San Antonio Symphony and their new program, Young People’s Concert Series – Link Up: The Orchestra Moves! During the 2013-2014 season, the San … Continue reading

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Institutional Partner Spotlight: Kimbell Art Museum

We are pleased to feature the Kimbell Art Museum in this month’s Institutional Partner Spotlight. The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth is the sole venue for Faces of Impressionism: Portraits from the Musée d’Orsay, the largest-ever loan of portraits … Continue reading

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Texans for the Arts News

2015 Arts Advocacy Day 2015 and Capitol Visits Texans for the Arts’ Arts Advocacy Day on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 is a day not to be missed.  The day starts at at 11:00 am, with orientation and training followed by … Continue reading

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Texas Commission on the Arts News

Arts organizations, artists, arts administrators and board members are encouraged to register now for the State of the Arts Conference: Engaging New Audiences to be held in Austin January 29-30, 2015. Hosted by the Texas Commission on the Arts and … Continue reading

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Texas Women for the Arts Grants

The 2015 Texas Women for the Arts Grant Application is now available! The 2015 Texas Women for the Arts Grant Application is now available! Texas Women for the Arts is a giving circle, uniting the financial force of Texas women … Continue reading

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Art of the Matter Annual Report

The Texas Cultural Trust is pleased to announce the completion of our first annual report, Art of the Matter.  We wanted to share a deeper picture of the significant accomplishments of the Trust and all of our programs and initiatives … Continue reading

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