Art Dirt: What’s Up with Nonprofit Art Spaces?

by Glasstire September 15, 2019
Amada Miller at Sala Diaz, San Antonio

Works by Amada Miller at the San Antonio art nonprofit Sala Diaz

In this Art Dirt podcast, Brandon Zech and Christina Rees talk about how nonprofit art spaces contribute to Texas’ art ecosystem.

“My hot take on nonprofits is that nonprofit spaces across any art scene are really places where new and exciting things can present themselves.” 

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Robert Boyd September 15, 2019 - 12:23

If you want to find all the arts nonprofits in a particular town, go to And you should have made it more clear what the difference between a non-profit and a for profit organization is. For example, as you point out, non-profits have boards of directors and are required to have a certain amount of transparency. That is if they are non-profits in the legal sense. But if I were to host art shows in my apartment without offering the work for sale, that would be non-profit in de facto sense. In Houston, neither the Art Car Museum nor the Station Museum are non-profits in the legal sense, but they are obviously not for profit institutions.


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