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About Us

Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) is the local nonprofit arts and culture agency that enhances the city’s quality of life through advancing and investing in the arts and diverse cultural programming. The work of HAA encourages Houston’s development and shapes its global reputation by fostering tourism and supporting and promoting the city’s creative economy.

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Public Art

Creating public spaces for civic and cultural use requires artists, designers, architects and the community to collaborate. By actively fostering these partnerships, both public and private, Civic Art + Design initiates, manages and maintains civic artworks throughout Houston. It serves a vital role as catalyst for change that generates a culturally relevant and rich environment for residents and visitors alike.

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Folklife + Civic Engagement

The Folklife + Traditional Arts program focuses on promoting and presenting the lively cultural traditions of the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan area. The program works in the city’s diverse neighborhoods and communities to explore and highlight the contemporary traditions that make Houston one of the most vibrant urban landscapes in the United States.

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Grants

Houston Arts Alliance provides grants annually to over 220 arts and cultural organizations and artists through a competitive grant allocation process. As most of our funding comes from the City of Houston Hotel Occupancy Tax, grants are awarded for the encouragement, promotion, improvement and application of the arts to promote tourism and the convention and hotel industry.

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Capacity Building

Houston Arts Alliance provides voice and leadership through its support of arts organizations and individual artists with programs and services that help build and foster a vibrant and creative community—these programs and services help to ensure that the arts professionals’ creative contributions remain a vital part of community life across Houston and the region.

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Dialogues

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Research

Research to inform public policy, education, tourism and business leaders about the benefits of the arts and creative economies.

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Get Involved

Looking for a way to lend a hand? Investing in the arts and culture is an investment in the quality of life for all Houstonians. Join Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) as a donor, member, volunteer or panelist!

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Volunteer


Are you interesting in giving your time or lending your skills? There are many ways to volunteer with Houston Arts Alliance (HAA).

 


Volunteer
Our volunteers assist in the production of public events, special projects, art making, and community outreach at both art fairs and seasonal festivals. Curious to know how you can contribute to Houston’s local arts agency? Sign up for notifications on upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Ready to volunteer? Below are our current opportunities:


Questions? Catherine Gonzalez at catherine@haatx.com or 713.581.6133 for more information.

 


Business Volunteers for the Arts®
Business Volunteers for the Arts® (BVA) is a pro bono consulting program that connects skilled business professionals with nonprofit arts and culture organizations. Considering sharing your skills and abilities with nonprofits!

 


Become a Civic Art or Grants Panelist
Would you like to take part in either our civic art commissioning or grantmaking processes? Apply to become a panelist!


 

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