Urban Arts Collective

A nonprofit organization

Urban Arts Collective (UAC) is a Dallas based organization that uses art to engage the voice of black and brown communities. For 14 years, Urban Arts Collective has used theater, music, dance, visual and literary arts to engage local, national and international communities. UAC is committed to cultivating the talent of emerging artists, providing platforms for career artists and celebrating the work of established artists from the African American and Urban perspective. Under the Collectives’ umbrella include Urban Arts Center, Urban Arts Magazine, Urban Arts Institute, Urban Films and DFW Black Arts

Giving Activity


It is the mission of Urban Arts Collective, a not-for-profit corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, to produce and present quality artistic expressions from an Urban Perspective; provide arts education in theater, music and dance for K-12 students, as well as adult artists; promote and aid the creative skills and cultural welfare of the community; feature lectures, concerts, poetry and literary readings, theater productions and talent; and enable presentations by operating and sustaining a theatre and a quarterly arts magazine.


We are in need of:

Additional Seating for our theater patrons

Stage Lights

Digital Sound Board


Industrial Storage Shelves

Equity Statement

We believe everyone should have the ability to express, celebrate and display their deep rooted beliefs in a creative way that honors and respects their culture while opening dialogue that offers understanding and compassion. This type of authenticity is conducive to the well-being of the arts community and society as a whole.

Organization Data


Organization name

Urban Arts Collective

Tax id (EIN)




Arts, Culture & Humanities, Racial Equity, Education - K-12

Operating Budget

$100,000 - $249,999

Counties Served


BIPOC Serving

Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx

BIPOC Leadership

Both the Executive Director/CEO and Board Chair


919 Morrell
DALLAS, TX 75203



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