2024 Spring Break Activities in Wichita Falls

Crashworks is hosting half-day and full-day camps for kids 6 and up. Click here for more. Kemp Center for the Arts For artists ages 5 through 9. Join us for 5 days of art during spring break!  Campers will learn about many different types of art, including painting, sculpture, printmaking and more.  We recommend wearing…

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2024/2025 City of Wichita Falls Arts & Culture Grants

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is the designated arts grant-making agency for the City of Wichita Falls. Beginning March 3, The Alliance will solicit applications from eligible organizations, review requests, and distribute funding for arts and cultural activities. The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture accepts applications from 501(c)3 organizations with arts and cultural…

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“Recovering Creativity” 2024 Workshops

“Recovering Creativity” is a transformative series of Artist Development Workshops hosted by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture in 2024. Designed with local creatives in mind, the workshops will provide tools to help attendees overcome the pressures, insecurities, and barriers that are blocking them from a joyful artistic practice.

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Little Free Libraries Restocked

Thank you to everyone who brought a children’s book to our Holiday Open House! This week, we stocked up several Little Free Libraries near our offices. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, share a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a…

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Remembering Nadine McKown

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture remembers the life of Nadine McKown, our colleague and friend. Nadine, who served as the executive director of the Museum of North Texas History, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023. She had previously served as the site director for the Kell House Heritage Center. Her passion…

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Upcoming Deadlines: Texas Commission on the Arts

Grant Program: Arts Respond Project Arts Respond Project grants provide project assistance grants to nonprofit arts organizations on a short-term basis and may include administrative costs directly related to the project. Projects must address one of the following priority areas: economic development, education, health & human services, public safety & criminal justice, or natural resources…

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NEA Grant Opportunities Now Available

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is proud to support the nation’s arts sector with grant opportunities so that together we can help everyone live more artful lives. Grant guidelines and application materials are now available for two of the NEA’s grant opportunities for organizations: Challenge America and Grants for Arts Projects (GAP). These grants support specific…

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The Alliance’s Annual Holiday Open House

Step into a time warp and experience the holiday season like never before at the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture’s Retro-Themed annual Holiday Open House! This year, we’re turning back the clock to the Atomic era, infusing our event with midcentury modern charm and a dash of nostalgia. Join us on Thursday, December…

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Texas Bar Foundation to support program honoring Charlye Farris

Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture to receive $15,000 Grant to Honor Local Legend The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) has received a $15,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to support its Legends Project honoring Charlye Farris, the first African American woman licensed to practice law in Texas. The…

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Texas Commission on the Arts Upcoming Deadlines

TCA has several upcoming application deadlines. The TCA staff is happy to discuss your goals and eligibility to determine which programs are right for you. You may also request that a TCA staff member review your application and provide feedback. Ideally, these requests would be made at least two weeks before the application deadline. Grant…

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