Texas Women for the Arts

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Mission: Awaken and nurture the artist in every Texas child.

Texas Women for the Arts (TWA) is a statewide giving circle and membership program, with more than 200 members from across Texas. Since its inception in 2005, this philanthropic force and champion for the arts in education has awarded 282 grants totaling more than $3.1 million to arts organizations across the state, impacting the lives of more than two million Texas children.


Join or renew as Texas Women for the Arts member today! See the TWA member benefits, Executive Committee, and current members.


Each year, Texas Women for the Arts have the opportunity to choose which arts and arts education programs their dollars will support.

Annual Meeting

The 15th Annual Meeting was held in Dallas on May 17th and 18th, 2021. Thank you to our sponsors, host committee, and chair, Muffin Lemak, for a successful event.

The 16th Annual Meeting is tentatively set for early May 2022, city to be announced.

See more about the 2021 Annual Meeting


One of the many benefits of being a TWA member is having the opportunity to partake in yearly cultural excursions to different arts destinations across America. The Texas Cultural Trust organizes trips that cater specifically to the interests of our TWA members and include exciting VIP experiences such as: behind-the-scenes museum tours, rooftop soirees, private homes and collections, arts festivals, exclusive dining and shopping experiences, and much more. Legacy members have the additional benefit of taking multiple trips per year.

See Past Trips

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TWA Members will receive the password with welcome packet. If you need the password sent again, please email Carrie Williams at cwilliams@txculturaltrust.org

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