Mayor’s Star Council Announces Its 2020-21 Class of Emerging Leaders

by | Oct 26, 2020
This year, 40 young Dallas professionals in eight areas of cultural and industry influence were picked to join the Mayor's Star Council. Here's a look at MSC's ninth class, dubbed #Redefine9.
From left: Roger Taylor, manager of probation services for the Dallas County Juvenile Services Department; Byron Sanders, Big Thought President and CEO; U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, (D)-Dallas; and Ty Bledsoe, assistant vice president for external affairs at AT&T; Erin Offord, senior director of programs at Big Thought. [Photo: Rachel Walters]
AT&T’s $100K Grant Bolsters Big Thought’s Creative Solutions Program
by | Jul 3, 2019
Creative Solutions works with young people who come to the nonprofit through the Dallas County juvenile system with the aim of bettering their lives and the community. The nonprofit has posted a new position—Opportunity Advisor—someone who will be a part of the young people’s future so they can “live their best, truest, most authentic life.”
The Intersection of Corporate, Arts, and Entrepreneurship: Meet Johnathan Brownlee
by | Apr 15, 2019
As CEO & President of the Dallas Film Society and Executive Director of the Dallas International Film Festival, Johnathan Brownlee is bringing the community together and instilling a passion for the arts and film.
Eisemann Edge Endowment Fund Promotes Exploration of Technology and Art
by | Mar 7, 2019
The first installation under the new initiative between the city of Richardson, the Eisemann Center, and UT Dallas is planned for March 2020.

ARTSonepass: Getting North Texas Arts and Culture in an App

by | Sep 17, 2018
Launching in North Texas, ARTSonepass is an web app and AI-driven recommendation engine with a calendar of events across a number of categories—performing and visual arts, history, and science and nature.
Art, Heart, and Smarts:
Our Creative Tech Future in DFW
by | Apr 6, 2018
Art meets tech to inspire innovation in the community.
Thin Line Fest
Thin Line Fest Submission Deadlines Are Coming Up Soon
by | Dec 19, 2017
The Denton festival, now in its 11th year, is a melding of the arts including film, music, and photography. 
Dallas Architecture Forum Series Opens With Focus on North Texas’ Growing Arts Scene
by | Sep 19, 2017
The Oct. 10 lecture will look back at the growth and how the region can continue to heighten arts opportunities for its residents in the next 20 years. 

The MAC Event Highlights Student-Made Video Art

by | Jun 6, 2017
During Saturday’s MediaGala, The MAC’s outdoor green space will be filled with work by student filmmakers from Booker T. Washington High School.
TACA Expanding Funding to
Visual, Social Impact Arts
by | Apr 12, 2017
The new initiatives are aimed to broaden the types of arts organizations funded through The Arts Community Alliance.
Dallas Arts Week Grows into Dallas Arts Month
by | Mar 27, 2017
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said local artists and businesses need support from their community, touting the diverse array of works being shown.
Living Learning
UTD to Pilot Living Learning Community for Women in STEAM
by | Mar 15, 2017
The program will accommodate 28 students entering their sophomore through senior years in computer science, engineering, arts and technology, and emerging media and communication.

Dallas Arts Community is Strong, But There’s Room for Growth

by | Jan 6, 2017
The Arts Community Alliance's executive director talks about how technology is helping artists reach new audiences, the year ahead, and more.
UTD’s ATEC School Adds Game Studies Expert
by | Oct 26, 2016
Josef Nguyen's research intersects technology, literature, and digital media.
Texas Instruments Gives Funding to Local Arts Groups
by | Oct 13, 2016
Texas Instruments and the TI Foundation are investing further in the North Texas arts community.
arts week
City Will Kick Off Dallas Arts Week Events
by | Apr 1, 2016
The event will run April 9-17, and is designed to bring arts organizations together to promote and celebrate Dallas artists and showcase the city’s robust arts scene.