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TACFA’s mission is to develop, showcase, and support the arts in our community. We strive to create rich opportunities for arts participation for everyone!
We organize a student art competition and exhibit that draws over 200 entries and offers prize money to the students, and stipends to their teachers.
TACFA provides the funding to send over 1,000 Tustin 4th graders to a symphony created just for children.
We provide funding to nine Title 1 elementary schools to enable them to have art education for their students.
TACFA’s scholarship programs help graduating seniors to continue their art education.
Our support of Access to the Arts allows students attending classes through the Orange County Department of Education ACCESS Program at Academic Center of Tustin; to earn credits while learning the basics of art and composition.
TACFA organizes and provides funding to the Smile Tustin photography contest each year at the Tustin Art Walk as well as provide the prize money for the Plein Aire Art Competition at the Art Walk.
We also assist with funding of The Voices of Tustin chorus which performs throughout Tustin.
TACFA, in conjunction with Chemers Gallery, helps to promote and fund an annual all-media juried exhibit for local artists.
Our Artscapes program seeks to provide the city with public art sculpture that will enhance the beauty of Tustin.
We also provide funding to the Tustin Art League.
Finally, our signature program, Broadway in the Park, brings together over 140 volunteers so that nearly 5,000 members of the community can enjoy a professional musical production at an affordable ticket price.