The Arts Council manages the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, provides leadership and funding to local arts organizations through our competitive Grants Program and administers the Fort Worth Public Art Program.

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Do you have a background in art, education, or nonprofit administration? Consider lending us your talents as grants panelist! The Arts Council distributes approximately $1 million to local arts nonprofits each year, and review panels play an important role in the process. We offer $100 stipends to each panelist. Learn more about becoming a panelist or submit a nomination form through our volunteer page!

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In Fort Worth's celebrated Cultural District, visitors can explore museums and historical buildings that are acclaimed for their architecture nestled in an easily walkable in a relaxing, park-like setting.


The Arts Council of Fort Worth cares deeply about our arts community and has compiled an on-going list of resources. Artists, musicians, writers, actors, and creatives who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will find financial, mental health, and immediate response resources. 


The Arts Council of Fort Worth continues to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and against systemic racism and police brutality. We are committed to listen, learn, and be a part of the transformation of our society through the power of art.