The Epicenter of Arts & Entertainment in Southern Dallas County

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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.  


Grant Funding

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. 

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2021 Arts Commission

From Left: Marchello Eans, Barron Coleman,  LaSonya Flowers Ivory, Kathy Jones, Roslyn Young, Janice Garrett and James Adams


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