The Epicenter of Arts & Entertainment in Southern Dallas County

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We’re proud to bring an incredible opportunity for local artists to receive grant funding.

DeSoto’s Cultural Arts Master Plan calls for the creation of the DeSoto Artists Lab.  Applications to participate in this program must be submitted by September 17, 2021.  Follow this link for information on the program and to download the application.

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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.  

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


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