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Upcoming Events

  • December,2021
  • December 24
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • January,2022
  • January 17
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • January 18
    Arts Respond Project - semi-annual grants deadline
    Arts Respond Project applications and attachments are due January 18, 2022. (published deadline of Jan 15th shifts to Jan 18th because of weekend and holiday)


    Online deadline by 11:59 PM CST

    Applications are for projects that begin between April 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022 and address one of the State's five priority areas.

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....P.htm
  • January 31
    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 31, 2022. 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, 2022.

    Electronic mail deadline by midnight CST

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....D.htm
  • February,2022
  • February 1
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due February 1, 2022

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring March 15 - June 14, 2022.

    Online deadline by 11:59 PM CST

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....6.htm
  • February 21
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • March,2022
  • March 1
    Arts Create Update - deadline
    Arts Create - update forms are due on March 1, 2022 for Established Arts Organizations with budgets under $1 million and College Arts Institutions with current Arts Create grants.

    Online deadline by 11:59 PM CST
  • March 3
    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 - update forms are due on March 15, 2022 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 11:59 PM CST/CDT
  • May,2022
  • May 2
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due May 2, 2022

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring June 15 -August 31, 2022.

    Online deadline by midnight CST/CDT

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....6.htm
  • May 30
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • June,2022
  • June 9
    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 15
    Cultural District Project - deadline
    Cultural District Project applications are due June 15, 2022.

    Online deadline by 11:59 PM CDT

    Applications are for projects that use the arts to diversify local economies, generate revenue, and attract visitors and investment and occur between Sept. 1, 2022 - August 31, 2023. Open to arts organizations verified to be located within a TCA Designated Cultural District.

    For details:  www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....P.htm
  • June 15
    Cultural District Designation Program - application deadline
    Cultural Districts Designation Program applications and supporting materials are due June 15, 2022.

    NOTE: Applicants MUST have submitted a Letter of Intent to apply at the January 2022 deadline to be eligible

    Electronic or postmark deadline

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....D.htm
  • June 15
    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 15, 2022.

    Electronic or postmark deadline by 11:59 PM Central Time


    For details:
    www.arts.texas.gov/init.....icts/

  • July,2022
  • July 4
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • July 15
    Arts Respond Project - semi-annual deadline
    Arts Respond Project applications and attachments are due July 15, 2022.
    Online deadline by 11:59 PM CDT

    Applications are for projects that address one of the five priority areas and begin between Sept. 1, 2022 - March 31, 2023.

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....P.htm
  • August,2022
  • August 1
    Performance Support- quarterly grants deadline
    Arts Respond Performance Support applications and attachments are due August 1, 2022.

    Applications are for performances and activities by artists from the Texas Touring Roster occurring Sept 1 - December 14, 2022.

    Online deadline by 11:59 PM Central Time

    For details: www2.arts.state.tx.us/.....6.htm
  • September,2022
  • September 5
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • September 8
    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
    Final Report- deadline
    All final reports for fiscal year 2022 grants from TCA are due no later than Friday, September 30, 2022. Attachments are also due.
  • October,2022
  • October 17
    Texas State Artist - nominations deadline
    The deadline for nominations for 2023 & 2024 Texas State Musician, State Poet Laureate, and State Visual Artists 2-D & 3-D is October 17, 2022 by 11:59 PM Central Time.

    Texans are invited to nominate qualified artists. Complete details and the nomination form are available online at www.arts.texas.gov/nominate
  • November,2022
  • November 11
    Agency closed
    State holiday
  • November 24 to November 25
    Agency closed
    State holiday