The Epicenter of Arts & Entertainment in Southern Dallas County
Mayor Curtistine McCowan, with oversight from the Arts Commission, has determined that DeSoto's city government is ready to expand its role in making arts and cultural resources more visible and accessible.
About DeSoto Arts Commission
What is the DeSoto Arts Commission
The DeSoto Arts Commission provides the citizens of DeSoto with opportunities for cultural enrichment through the arts.
The vision of the Arts Commission is for DeSoto to become the epicenter for arts and cultural entertainment in the Best Southwest Region.
The primary function of the DeSoto Arts Commission is to manage the City of DeSoto Arts Grants Program. The Arts Grant Program’s role is to provide financial assistance to non-profit arts organizations in the encouragement, promotion, improvement, and application of the arts.
We're proud to bring incredible artists from around the country
The Cultural Arts Grant Program sponsored by the DeSoto Arts Commission is currently suspended and is in the process of being revamped. It is anticipated that a new grant cycle will be announced in June, 2021. If you have any questions about the DeSoto Arts Commission's Cultural Arts Grant program, please call 972-230-9648.