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John Spriggins

John Spriggins Appointed Manager of South Dallas Cultural Center

Jennifer Scripps, Director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Spriggins as the...

CAC Meeting 2017-08-17

Commission Meeting – August 17, 2017

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Moody Performance Hall

Moody Performance Hall Name Now Official

The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs announced today that effective immediately the Dallas City Performance Hall in the...

Dallas’ Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Generates $891,170,549 in Economic Activity and Supports 33,554 Jobs Annually According to Americans for the Arts

Arts Industry Returns $97,232,000 in Revenue to Local and State Coffers The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $891,170,549 in...

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OCA's Mission

The Office of Cultural Affairs works to enhance the vitality of the City and the quality of life for all Dallas citizens by creating an environment wherein arts and cultural organizations thrive and people of all ages enjoy opportunities for creative expression and the celebration of our community’s multicultural heritage.

Our mission is to establish a cultural system that ensures all Dallas citizens and visitors have an opportunity to experience the finest in arts and culture.