This year, Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs is creating the city’s first cultural plan since 2002. A yearlong schedule of public events such as town halls, online surveys and meetings allows city leaders to hear from the people who mean the most: us. Here’s why each of us should take the responsibility of letting the…

Community Conversations is a series of neighborhood-centric events, that began on Tuesday, October 10th at the South Dallas Cultural Center. Since then, these events have been held in Oak Cliff,  at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, and North Dallas, at the Fretz Park Recreation Center.  There are several more opportunities to participate, as there are…

The City’s cultural plan will provide a roadmap for increasing equity and access to art and culture for city residents. Dallas (September 12, 2017) – This month, the City of Dallas, through its Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA), is launching a year-long process to create a cultural plan. The Dallas Cultural Plan—our first since 2002—will…

The City of Dallas is drafting a new cultural plan. But what should it focus on? Cultural equity? Arts education? Financial support for artists? Everything’s on the table. Art&Seek attended the first two public meetings that were hosted by the Office of Cultural Affairs and it appears that there are a lot of parties whose…