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Texas Commission on the Arts Celebrates Three New Cultural Districts

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On September 5, the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) approved three new Texas cultural districts, bringing the total number of cultural districts in Texas to 43. Envisioned as special zones designated to harness the power of cultural resources for economic development and community revitalization, Cultural Districts can become focal points for generating business, attracting […]

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Beaumont Cultural Designation promises grant funding, downtown development: Beaumont Enterprise

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Beaumont officially has joined 42 other cultural districts in cities across Texas, which could enhance property values, thereby increasing property tax revenues and growth to the city. With about two dozen museums and exhibition spaces, historic buildings and venues, Downtown Beaumont Cultural Arts District representatives hope the designation and resulting improvements will increase the city’s […]

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DBCAD Secures TCA Designation

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TEXAS COMMISSION ON THE ARTS DESIGNATES DBCAD-DOWNTOWN BEAUMONT CULTURAL ARTS DISTRICT AS A NEW CULTURAL DISTRICT! & TO COMMEMORATE THIS DESIGNATION, DBCAD IS PROMOTING “ARTOBER!” A SERIES OF ARTS EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN BEAUMONT DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER AND WILL BE HOSTING A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DESIGNATION DURING THE ART MUSEUM OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS’ […]