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Summer 2019 Business Hours

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture office will be closed to the public on Fridays starting June 14.  Our regular hours will resume


10 Ways to Enjoy the Eastside Murals

Our community is fortunate to have talented local artists who inspire us through their art.  There are already more than a dozen murals across Wichita

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Arts Calendar

Liz Yarosz-Ash: May 17 – July 27, 2019 @ The Galleria at the Forum
May 17 – Jul 27 all-day

Call for further information: 940-766-3347 or email
ArtZeum – Small Wonders: Insects and Art @ The Kemp
Jun 21 – Aug 11 all-day

This year’s ArtZeum Interactive Children’s Exhibit is all about insects!  Check back for details on this fun, free kids’ activity.

Art Bikes at Sikes Senter Mall @ Sikes Senter Mall
Jul 14 – Aug 21 all-day


The 4th Annual Art Bike Exhibition creates temporary public art installations celebrating the Hotter’N Hell Hundred.

There will be two exhibitions in 2019. Head to Sikes Senter Mall from July 14th to August 21st to see Art Bikes designed by local artists Ferdine LeBlanc, Meagan Russell, Glory Hartsfield, Ernestina Toral, Audra Lambert, Simon Welch, Jesse Baggett, and the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation.

Stop by Sikes Senter Mall from 10AM-9PM Monday-Saturday or 12-6PM on Sundays to get inspiration for your own art bike!

Camp River Bend (Junior Engineer) @ River Bend Nature Center
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

It’s time to register for Summer Camps at River Bend Nature Center. Join in on all the cool activities and make new friends as you explore nature and science! Camps are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 pm.

Mad Science Lab: July 8th-12th
Ready to step inside the mad science lab? Campers will explore the world of science from biology to geology, construct a science tool kit, extract DNA from strawberries, make a multitude of slime concoctions, build a battery, and make their own rock collections!

Junior Engineer: July 22nd-26th
Like to design, create, and build? Build a renewable energy gizmo, construct a bridge, build and launch a paper rocket, construct an earth shelter, and create a bristle bot!

All of our summer camps involve exploration of the Nature Trail, Nature and Butterfly Conservatory, Children’s Garden, and Learning Center. Registration fills up fast, so hurry and sign up today! All forms must be received by 5 pm the Wednesday before each camp. Camp is for ages 4-12. The cost is $90 for RBNC members, $100 for non-members. Registration forms are also available in our Nature Gift Shop. See you at Camp River Bend!


Summer Theatre Academy @ Backdoor Theatre
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


Grades 2nd-6th
July 15th – 26th
(8:30 am –  12:30 pm) 

Two Friends & Family Performances
July 27th 10:00 & 11:30 A.M.

​Cost: $180.00 per student

YSO Summer Strings Camp @ The Forum
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm

A week-long program of strings instruction for violin, viola, cello, and bass students ending with a camp concert. Faculty from the Lawton and DFW area will be on hand for personalized support – and fun activities will build memories and a lifelong love of music. For students K-12 with tracks for beginner, intermediate and advanced.

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