Regional Museum Network in the News

The Regional Museum Network has been in the news! The Wichita Falls Alliance received a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Read on to find out more about the program! Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture receives largest grant to date Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture Receives $20,000 grant

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Alliance to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $20,000 to support the growth and development of small and rural museums in…

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performance in the News

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with The Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre, presented Dallas Black Dance Theatre in celebration of African American Heritage Month. Thank you to our local media for featuring the performances. Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performance to be Transformative, Healing Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre Signature Series a collaboration…

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Black History Month: Coach Markelle Martin pays it forward

In celebration of Black History Month, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture showcases some significant individuals within our community. The features will appear in the Times Record News each Sunday in February. Margie J. Reese, For the Times Record News Markelle Martin is a gentle giant. He enters the room with a calm spirit…

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performances

Arts Alliance Executive Director Margie Reese and WFBT Artistic Director Mishic Liberatore have been spreading the news about Dallas Black Dance Theatre performing with Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre this Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available at the MPEC box office, online, or at the door.   PERFORMANCES: Feb 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00…

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African American Heritage Month Proclamation

Members of the Community Organizations of Wichita Falls Committee were presented with a proclamation declaring the month of February as African American Heritage Month in Wichita Falls. Dr. Syreeta Greene, Director of Midwestern State University’s Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs, and Desi Hale, Director of Kids Go Pro, accepted the proclamation from Mayor Stephen…

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Texoma Museums are Joining Forces

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) -The Wichita Falls Alliance for Art and Culture is building a network to connect Texoma museums. “It is important to know that we have so much history, and we have so much rich cultural insight to this area, and to this region. It’s vitally important that these non-profits and these sometimes…

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Lincoln Center Education Summer Program Returning

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is partnering for a second year with New York-based Lincoln Center Education (LCE) to provide advanced learning for teaching artists and educators in Texas and the mid-America region. The weeklong forum, which takes place May 26-June 1, 2018 at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, will…

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Arts Alliance Establishes Regional Museum Network

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture has invited area museums and heritage preservation organizations to participate in a new initiative, designed to foster a cooperative relationship between museums in Archer, Baylor, Clay, Wichita, and Wilbarger counties. Museums participating in the Regional Museums Network include:    The Whiteside Museum of Natural History, Baylor County…

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Arts Alliance Hosts First Field Trip to Wichita Dome

January 25, 2019 – The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture hosted the first school field trip to “The Wichita Dome.” More than 50 students from Olney Elementary School visited the dome as part of a full day of cultural activities in Wichita Falls. In November, Native American Heritage Month, the Arts Alliance created educational newspapers…

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