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TACA Celebrates 50th Anniversary Gala With World Premiere of Commissioned “Celebration” Dance and Luxury Live Auction

On September 8, TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) celebrated its 50th anniversary at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. The celebratory evening began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a luxuriously decorated, outdoor, air-conditioned tent.
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TACA Announces Michelle Thomas as 2018 Board Chair

TACA has named Michelle Thomas as its 2018 board chair. Thomas will serve a two-year term through 2019, succeeding Donna Wilhelm who will continue to chair the board until December 31, 2017.
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Chefs Fed More than 700 at the TACA Lexus Party on the Green at AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Sammons Park

This year’s TACA Lexus Party on the Green Presented by Highland Park Village broke from tradition with a bold move to the Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park at AT&T Performing Arts Center on May 12.
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TACA Launches Initiatives to Transform Lives Through the Arts

Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, TACA has announced three new initiatives as part of its five-year strategic plan (2017-2021), including funding the visual arts for the first time ever.
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TACA Announces New Initiatives

The new initiatives will fuel TACA’s vision to transform the lives of North Texas citizens through impactful arts experiences.
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TACA Distributes $1.5 Million to Local Performing Arts Community at 2017 Grant Awards and 50th Anniversary Launch Party Event

On Monday, January 9, TACA kicked off its 50th anniversary year by providing a total $1.5 million in grants, matching the largest amount ever in a single year at its annual Grant Awards Celebration.
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TACA Names Nancy Nasher and Walter Elcock 2017 Silver Cup Award Recipients

On October 13, TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Nancy Nasher and Walter Elcock as the 2017 TACA Silver Cup Award honorees.
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TACA Distributes $1.3 Million to Local Performing Arts Community at 2016 Grant Awards

On Monday, January 25, 2016, TACA distributed grants ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 to forty-eight local performing arts organizations and programs at the annual TACA Grant Awards Presentation.
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TACA ANNOUNCES THE DONNA WILHELM FAMILY NEW WORKS FUND FOURTH ROUND AWARD RECIPIENTS

TACA has announced the grantees of the 2015 TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund to support the advancement of new work in performing arts. The 2015 recipients of $100,000 in award money are Dallas Theater Center and Kitchen Dog Theater. Each organization will receive $50,000.
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TACA DISTRIBUTES $1.3 MILLION TO DALLAS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS AND PERFORMERS THROUGH 2015 GRANTS

North Texas’ premier arts fundraising organization, TACA, distributed $1.3 million to 47 North Texas arts organizations on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.
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TACA Announces Catherine Rose and Don Glendenning as the 2015 Silver Cup Award Recipients
37th Annual Luncheon to Honor These Outstanding Volunteers

TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered yesterday to celebrate the announcement of Catherine Rose and Don M. Glendenning as the 2015 Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at a reception on October 16 at the home of Jennifer and John Eagle.
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TACA’S CUSTOM AUCTION GALA RAISES RECORD LIVE AUCTION FUNDS TO SUPPORT NORTH TEXAS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

On September 26, a record breaking 330 guests gathered at the TACA RBC Wealth Management Custom Auction Gala hosted by Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. This year, the black tie gala sold out in record time and the live auction topped last year’s record breaking revenue by raising a total of $215,000 to support North Texas Arts Organizations. The total amount raised for the event was $615,000.
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TACA ANNOUNCES THE DONNA WILHELM FAMILY NEW WORKS FUND THIRD ROUND AWARD RECIPIENTS

TACA has announced the grantees of the 2014 TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund to support the advancement of new works in the area of performing arts.
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GUESTS WINED AND DINED AT TACA LEXUS PARTY ON THE GREEN
TO SUPPORT THE PERFORMING ARTS

Chaired by Anne and Jeremy Besser and Kristen and Ladd Sanger, TACA Lexus Party on the Green was held on Friday, May 9 at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek.
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TACA ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS CLASS OF 2016

TACA, the premier fundraising organization for the performing arts in North Texas, has appointed eight new members and re-appointed four members to its Board of Directors to serve three-year terms (2014–2016).
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TACA 2014 Silver Cups Awarded to Holly Mayer and Lucilo Peña

The TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon honored two Dallas legends at its 36th annual event on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Hilton Anatole. Holly Mayer and Lucilo Peña each received the Silver Cup Award which recognizes outstanding contributions to the arts in Dallas.
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TACA's 2014 Grant Awards Marks Largest Distribution in TACA History at $1.3 Million

Dallas' premier umbrella arts organization TACA distributed $1.3 million in grants to 46 diverse North Texas performing arts organizations. This is the largest grants distribution in TACA history. The grants were distributed on February 3 at the annual TACA Grant Awards Presentation, held at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.
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TACA Announces Holly Mayer and Lucilo Peña as the 2014 Silver Cup Award Recipients

TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Holly Mayer and Lucilo Peña as the 2014 Silver Cup Award honorees.
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TACA TO HOLD 48th ANNUAL GALA AND AUCTION BENEFITING DALLAS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

TACA will celebrate its 48th annual gala on Friday, September 20. read more »

TACA ANNOUNCES THE DONNA WILHELM FAMILY NEW WORKS FUND SECOND ROUND AWARD RECIPIENTS

TACA has announced the grantees of the 2013 TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund to support the development of new works in the area of performing arts. The 2013 recipients of $100,000 in award money are Second Thought Theatre, Undermain Theatre and Voices of Change.
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TACA Gives Out Record $1.3 Million in Grants to North Texas Performing Arts Organizations in 2013

Dallas' premier umbrella arts organization TACA had a banner year fundraising in 2012, allowing the organization to distribute $1.3 million to diverse and deserving North Texas performing arts organizations. Of that amount, $1.2 million was distributed on January 28 at the TACA Grant Awards Presentation, presented by Bank of Texas, at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.
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TACA Perforum: A Conversation to Advance the Performing Arts in North Texas Provides Perspectives on Collaboration

Collaboration among arts organizations, identifying partnership opportunities, fostering a receptive environment, and much more was discussed at the fourth annual TACA Perforum symposium held at the Nasher Sculpture Center on October 22.
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TACA AND COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION OF TEXAS: A MILESTONE IN COLLABORATION

Dallas' premier umbrella arts organization TACA has received a $100,000 gift from Communities Foundation of Texas in support of its 2013-2014 general operating and project grants, which will be awarded in January.
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TACA Announces Peggy Sewell and Roger Nanney as the Recipients of the 2013 Silver Cup Awards

On Thursday, October 4, TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Peggy Sewell and Roger Nanney as the 2013 Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at the home of Jennifer and John Eagle. (John is a 2011 recipient of the Silver Cup Award).
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TACA'S 47TH ANNUAL CUSTOM AUCTION GALA HITS NEW HIGH IN SUPPORT OF NORTH TEXAS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

On September 21, guests wined and dined at the TACA RBC Wealth Management Custom Auction Gala, a part of Proscenium, presented by ALON USA and hosted by Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. This year, the 47th anniversary of TACA's black tie gala sold out, and the auction exceeded all expectations.
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TACA Announces Inaugural Recipients of The Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund Grants

TACA is pleased to announce that three inaugural grants totaling $100,000 will be awarded from the first round of applications to the TACA Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund.
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GUESTS WINED AND DINED AT TACA LEXUS PARTY ON THE GREEN TO
SUPPORT THE PERFORMING ARTS

Chaired by Kristi and Ron Hoyl and Lisa and Bill Ogle, TACA Lexus Party on the Green was held on Friday, May 4th. Twenty acclaimed chefs from Dallas and around the world prepared gourmet dishes for nearly 700 people who turned out for a glorious evening in the spring breeze, under the stars and a few sparkles of lightning—to sample delicacies including Duck Carnitas Tacos, Pork with Purslane and Cantaloupe, and Seven-Spice-Crusted Tuna Sashimi.
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TACA 2012 Silver Cup Awarded to Caroline Rose Hunt and Frank Risch

The TACA Silver Cup Award Luncheon honored two Dallas legends at their 34th annual event on Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Hilton Anatole. Caroline Rose Hunt and Frank Risch each received the Silver Cup Award which recognizes outstanding contributions to the arts in Dallas.
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TACA Announces The Donna Wilhelm Family New Works Fund to Support the Development of New Work in the Area of Performing Arts

At its annual Grant Awards presentation at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre on January 30, TACA made an announcement that will be music to the ears of the Dallas performing arts community.
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TACA’s Grant Awards Presentation Marks Fifth Year for TACA to Distribute $1 Million to North Texas Performing Arts Organizations

Dallas’ premier umbrella arts organization TACA distributed a fifth consecutive $1 million in grants to 41 diverse and deserving North Texas performing arts organizations. The grants were distributed on January 30 at the annual TACA Grant Awards Presentation, held at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre.
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TACA ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBERS AND BOARD OFFICERS

TACA, the premier umbrella arts organization in North Texas, has appointed eleven new members to its Board of Directors to serve three-year terms. In addition, the organization has appointed four current board members to second three-year terms and named its 2012 board officers.
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TACA Partners with the Dallas International Art, Antique and Jewelry Show for Preview Party

On November 2nd, TACA hosted a preview party for its board, friends and guests at this prestigious gathering of internationally known galleries and jewelers, at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas.
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TACA Presents 2011 State of the Arts Conversation about Advancing Performing Arts

Co-hosted by the Crow Collection of Asian Art and the Nasher Sculpture Center, and made possible by Communities Foundation of Texas and the Embrey Family Foundation, TACA brought in esteemed arts leaders from both coasts for a panel discussion, moderated by Zannie Giraud Voss of SMU. A program and recap of the session are here:
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TACA Announces Caroline Rose Hunt and Frank Risch as the 2012 Silver Cup Award Recipients 34th Annual Luncheon to Honor These Outstanding Volunteers

On October 5, TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Caroline Rose Hunt and Frank Risch as the 2012 Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at the home of Jennifer and John Eagle.
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TACA'S 46th Annual Custom Auction Gala Raises More Than $400,000 for North Texas Arts Organizations

Sold! Those words were music to the ears of TACA supporters at the 46th annual TACA RBC Wealth Management Custom Auction Gala, a part of Proscenium, presented by ALON USA and hosted by Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. About 300 guests enjoyed the cocktail chic gala, chaired by Kit and Kemp Sawers on September 23rd.
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TACA's 2011 Grant Awards Presentation Marks Fourth Year for TACA to Distribute $1 Million to North Texas Performing Arts Organizations

Dallas' premier umbrella arts organization TACA distributed a fourth consecutive $1 million in grants to 37 diverse and deserving North Texas performing arts organizations.
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TACA Announces New Board of Directors Members and Board Officers

TACA, the premier umbrella arts organization in North Texas, has appointed four new members to its Board of Directors to serve three-year terms. In addition, the organization has appointed six current board members to second three-year terms and named its 2011 board officers.
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TACA Names Sarah Perot and John Eagle
2011 Silver Cup Award Recipients

On October 6, TACA Board of Governors, TACA Corporate Council, friends and guests gathered to celebrate the announcement of Sarah Perot and John Eagle as the 2011 Silver Cup Award honorees. The announcement was made at the home of Jennifer and John Eagle.
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TACA'S 45TH ANNUAL CUSTOM AUCTION GALA BENEFITS NORTH TEXAS ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

On September 24, guests wined and dined at the TACA RBC Wealth Management Custom Auction Gala, a part of Proscenium, presented by ALON USA and hosted by Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. This year marked the 45th anniversary of TACA's black tie gala and custom live auction.
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GUESTS WINED AND DINED AT TACA LEXUS PARTY ON THE GREEN
TO SUPPORT THE PERFORMING ARTS

Chaired by Ashley Tripplehorn, TACA Lexus Party on the Green was held on Friday, May 21.
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