Arts & Culture

Allen Arts Alliance

As the umbrella organization for many of the arts in the Allen community, the Allen Arts Alliance promotes, nurtures, and celebrates the arts through interactive participation with schools, civic organizations, businesses and citizens. The Allen Arts Alliance encompasses member organizations such as Allen Civic Ballet, Allen Heritage Guild, Allen Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus, the Visual Arts League of Allen, Allen's Community Theatre, and more.

​Allen Heritage Center

Maintained by the Allen Heritage Guild, the Allen Heritage Center features events and preserves historic materials related to the development and history of Allen.

​Allen Heritage Village

The Allen Heritage Village was formed to further preserve Allen's rich history. The village consists of several preserved and restored historic structures along St. Mary Drive.

Allen Quilters' Guild

The Allen Quilters' Guild is a 501(c)(3) organization, promoting the knowledge of all aspects of quilting including the heritage, education, art and friendship of quilting with meetings held the 3rd Thursday of each month at Blue House Too.

City of Allen Public Art Committee

The Public Art Committee oversees the commissioning of artwork to enhance Allen’s public places and infuse culture and beauty into the everyday life of Allen’s residents and visitors. Visit the Public Art Committee page for meeting details.

Collin County Ballet Theatre

Collin County Ballet Theatre, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, brings thirty years of professional experience to Collin County and the highest level of professional standards in the art of dance.

Friends of the Allen Public Library

The Friends of the Allen Public Library is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, dedicated to supporting the Allen Public Library by providing funds and programs that would not otherwise be possible.

North Texas History Center

The North Texas History Center discovers, preserves, and shares our North Texas heritage with present and future generations through its museums and programs.