Longview in the News
Celebrating our New District
- Published: Tuesday, 15 October 2019 17:23
On October 10th, Arts!Longview recieved its Cultural District designation by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
“Our mission is simple,” Arts!Longview Board President Nancy Murray stated, “We are here to spark a love of the arts, history and culture to enhance our community. That’s our goal.” Take a peak at the event in KLTV's video that aired October 10th.
The Longview News-Journal writes: The celebration came 20 months after Murray and other leaders of the city’s arts, history and cultural groups began the task of seeking a cultural arts district designation from the state. After untold volunteer hours, letters of support and an application that scored 968 points
— the highest of any of this year’s 11 applicants — Arts!Longview became one of only 43 cultural arts districts in the state on its first try. Click here to read the rest of the article.