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TCA Events and Deadlines

  • December,2017
  • December 6
    Commission Meeting
    Quarterly Commission Meeting
    •Review of pending grants
    •Final appeal of applications not funded
    •Funding decisions made

    For Specific Agenda
    Per State law, two weeks prior to the meeting, the agenda is posted for public review with the Texas Register.
    Search for “Texas Commission on the Arts” to view the current agendas posted online.

    To Attend Meeting
    All Commission meetings are open to the public. Please contact TCA’s front desk for details about time and location of this meeting. We are happy to make accommodations for people with disabilities. Please notify us as early as possible.
    Front Desk
    Phone: (512) 463-5535
    E-Mail: front.desk@arts.texas.gov
  • December 13
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
  • January,2018
  • January 16
    Arts Respond Project - semi-annual grants deadline
    Arts Respond Project applications and attachments are due January 16, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST

    Applications are for projects that begin between April 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018 and address one of the State's five priority areas.

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/ARP.htm
  • January 30
    Cultural Districts Designation Program - Letter of Intent deadline
    Organizations interested in applying for the Cultural Districts Designation Program are required to submit a Letter of Intent via email by January 30, 2018. The Letter of Intent should include a one-page overview of the plans for the cultural district including a timeline. The full application is due June 15, 2018.

    Electronic mail deadline by midnight CST

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/CD.htm





  • January 31
    Touring Roster Inclusion deadline
    Touring Roster Inclusion applications are due January 31, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST

    Applications are for placement on the Texas Touring Roster from September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2020. This is not a grant program.

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/TRC.htm
  • February,2018
  • February 1
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due February 1, 2018

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring March 15 - June 14, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/CC6.htm
  • February 21
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
  • March,2018
  • March 1
    Arts Create Update - deadline
    Arts Create - second year update forms are due on March 1, 2018 for Established Arts Organizations with budgets under $1 million and College Arts Institutions with current Arts Create grants.

    Online deadline by midnight CST
  • March 15
    Arts Create Update - deadline
    Arts Create - second year update forms are due on March 15, 2018 for the following types of organizations with current Arts Create grants:
    •established arts organizations with a budget over $1 million
    •established Minority Arts Organizations
    •Government Local Arts Agencies and Local Arts Agencies

    Online deadline by midnight CST/CDT
  • April,2018
  • April 18
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
  • May,2018
  • May 1
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due May 1, 2018

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring June 15 -August 31, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST/CDT

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/CC6.htm
  • June,2018
  • June 15
    Cultural District Designation Program - application deadline
    Cultural Districts Designation Program applications and supporting materials are due June 15, 2018.

    NOTE: Applicants MUST have submitted a Letter of Intent to apply at the January 2018 deadline to be eligible

    Electronic or postmark deadline

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/CD.htm
  • June 20
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
  • July,2018
  • July 16
    Arts Respond Project - semi-annual deadline
    Arts Respond Project applications and attachments are due July 16, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST/CDT

    Applications are for projects that address one of the five priority areas and begin between Sept. 1, 2018 - March 31, 2019.

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/ARP.htm
  • August,2018
  • August 1
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due August 1, 2018

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring Sept 1 - December 14, 2018.

    Online deadline by midnight CST/CDT

    For details: https://www2.arts.state.tx.us/tcagrant/TXArtsPlan/CC6.htm
  • August 15
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
  • September,2018
  • September 30
    Final Report- deadline
    All final reports for fiscal year 2018 grants from TCA are due no later than Sunday, September 30, 2018. Attachments are also due.
  • October,2018
  • October 17
    Free Professional Development Webinar Series
    Join us online at 2:00 PM CST/CDT today. TCA's free professional development webinar series focuses on topics of interest to the arts and cultural industry of Texas.

    For details: www.arts.texas.gov/init.....nars/
Texas Touring Roster

Applications are now open for Texas Touring Roster Inclusion. This program is only open every other year. Open to all artistic disciplines.


Check out the FAQ to see what's new.


Deadline: January 31, 2018.


Click here to Apply Now!