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Upcoming Events

  • March,2024
  • March 1
    Arts Create Update - deadline
    Arts Create - second year update forms are due on March 1, 2024 for Established Arts Organizations with budgets under $1 million and College Arts Institutions with current Arts Create grants.
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information
  • March 7
    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
  • March 15
    Arts Create Update - deadline
    Arts Create - second year update forms are due on March 15, 2024 for the following types of organizations with current Arts Create grants:
    •established arts organizations with a budget over $1 million
    •established  Arts Organizations of Color
    •Government Local Arts Agencies and Local Arts Agencies
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information
  • May,2024
  • May 1
    Performance Support - Quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due May 1, 2024.
     

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring June 15 - August 31, 2024.
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details:
    Program Information
  • May 27
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • June,2024
  • June 11
    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
  • June 17
    TCA Cultural Districts - annual report deadline
    TCA designated cultural districts are required to submit an annual report of activities.
    Report form and supporting materials are due June 17, 2024.

    Electronic mail deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information



  • June 17
    Cultural District Designation Program - application deadline
    Cultural Districts Designation Program applications and supporting materials are due June 17, 2024.

    NOTE: Applicants MUST have submitted a Letter of Intent to apply at the January 2024 deadline to be eligible
     
    Electronic mail deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information
  • June 17
    Cultural District Project - deadline
    Cultural District Project applications are due June 17, 2024.
     
    Applications are for projects that use the arts to diversify local economies, generate revenue, and attract visitors and investment and occur between Sept. 1, 2024 - August 31, 2025. Open to arts organizations verified to be located within a TCA Designated Cultural District.
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information
  • July,2024
  • July 4
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • July 15
    Arts Respond Project - semi-annual grants deadline
    Arts Respond Project applications and attachments are due July 15, 2024.

    Applications are for projects that begin between September 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025 and address one of the State's five priority areas.

    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details: Program Information
  • August,2024
  • August 1
    Performance Support - Quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due August 1, 2024.
     

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring September 1 - December 14, 2024.
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details:
    Program Information
  • September,2024
  • September 2
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • September 5
    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
  • September 30
    All FY24 Closeout Grant Reports due
    All final reports for fiscal year 2024 grants are due no later than 11:59 PM CDT Monday, September 30, 2024. 
     
    TCA is not able to give extensions for these reports.
  • October,2024
  • October 15
    Texas State Artist - nominations deadline
    The deadline for nominations for 2025 & 2026 Texas State Musician, Texas State Classical Musician, State Poet Laureate, and State Visual Artists 2-D & 3-D is October 15, 2024 by 11:59 PM Central Time.

    Texans are invited to nominate qualified artists. 
     
    For details: Program Information
  • November,2024
  • November 1
    Performance Support - Quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due November 1, 2024.
     

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring December 15, 204 - March 14, 2025.
     
    Online deadline by midnight (11:59 PM Central Time)

    For details:
    Program Information
  • November 11
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • November 28 to November 29
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • December,2024
  • December 5
    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 24 to December 26
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
  • January,2025
  • January 1
    Agency closed
    Agency closed
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