Grants, Information, and Technical Assistance for the Arts
The Texas Commission on the Arts was established by the Texas Legislature in 1965 to advance the state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas. By providing resources to enhance economic development, arts education, cultural tourism and artist sustainability initiatives, the Texas Commission on the Arts supports a diverse and innovative arts community statewide.
Political Advocacy for the Arts
Texans for the Arts is a nonpartisan advocacy organization that serves to provide information about legislative activity concerning the arts and advocate for the public funding of arts at the local, state, and national levels. To achieve these goals, Texans for the Arts works to develop and implement public policy that supports a strong and vibrant arts and cultural industry statewide.