With a vision of access to the arts for all, our mission is to
provide artistic, cultural, and educational opportunities to
improve the quality of life in our communities.
We believe the arts make life better.
The perpetual question:
What can we do
today to make
the arts more
vital in our
Dallas Black Dance Theater
• Bring the arts to all those interested
• Support local artists and arts organizations
• Raise awareness of the arts
• Get people involved
• Get communities involved
• Impact local economic development
Arts Council Northeast programs
Free MasterWorks Concert Series
• 81 concerts scheduled for 2013
• Visual and performing arts
concerts, free and open to the
public, featuring local, national,
and international artists, as well
as new, emerging artists.
• Held at 16 different venues,
making the events easily
accessible to all communities.
• Family-friendly performances
from Classical to Children’s
from Stomp to Swing
Les Elgart Orchestra
and from Russian to West African
Summer Art Camps
• Since 1995, over 4622
students have attended
Summer Arts College with
1238 scholarships provided.
• No child who wants to attend
is turned away.
• Children ages 6-16 enjoy
being part of an imaginative,
fun, week-long cultural
K.E.Y.S. to Arts (Knowledge, Education, Youth, Success)
Arts in Education after-school programs . . .
2012 Spring semester:
• 19 elementary schools included
• 1448 children enrolled
• 43 teachers employed
• $35,000 awarded for 2013
• 14 grant recipients
• Individual artists & arts-related programs
• Matching funds provided by Texas Commission for the Arts
• Since 1997, Arts Council Northeast has granted over
$665,000, with a match totaling over 1.4 million dollars, for
the arts in North Tarrant and Southern Denton Counties.
2013 Grant Recipients
Grants Award Luncheon – March 1, 2013
Art for Veterans program
offers free art supplies to
Serving those who served ―
• Painting and drawing
Classes in the arts offered locally: