Where To Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month in Wichita Falls

Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing, and The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is taking a closer look at area celebrations. September 15 to October 15 is celebrated nationwide as National Hispanic Heritage Month. It traditionally honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans as we celebrate heritage rooted…

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Museum Talk: The Last Jewel in the Crown

Join us for a free community lecture at the Museum of North Texas History with Mark Finn, owner/operator of the Vernon Plaza Theater. The event will be Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 PM. The Last Jewel in the Crown: The Vernon Plaza and the Interstate Theater Company One of the most memorable events in Vernon,…

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(Hi)stories of the Soil: Texas Land Heritage Speaker Series

Under One Fence: The Land and Legacy of the Waggoner Ranch  The Waggoner Ranch is the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. The story of this land spans multiple generations and even more North Texas counties. What started as a small family endeavor in Hopkins County grew into a true Texas legacy spreading over…

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Museum Network Shines Spotlight on Region’s Cinematic History

WICHITA FALLS – The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) will roll out the red carpet in September for its annual Regional Museum Network Exhibition. Real to Reel: North Texas in the Limelight will showcase curated collections from 12 area museums highlighting cinematic history in the region and its impact on area…

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Quanah Parker Mural Complete Following Heat Delays

WICHITA FALLS – Less than two months after a dedication ceremony, renowned Comanche artist Quanah Parker Burgess has announced the completion of a mural depicting his great-great-grandfather, Quanah Parker, the last Chief of the Commanches. The project, administered by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, was commissioned by The Quanah Economic Development Corporation…

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Wichita Falls Library Hosting Special Exhibit

WICHITA FALLS – During August, the Wichita Falls Public Library will present “Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas,” an exhibition by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. In the 1840s, German immigrants began settling at New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Sisterdale, and other locations, imparting a distinctive character to…

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The Alliance Featured in Texans for the Arts Newsletter

By: Teddy Hoffman, Texans for the Arts InternArts and culture make our communities unique and showcase our distinctive values and interests. They help attract new residents and new businesses that make our communities flourish. Without art and culture, our communities would lack essential value, education, and connection to one another. Noted for its strong community engagement…

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Upcoming Workshop: Artists at Work

Are you looking to transform your workplace? The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture invites your team to “Artists at Work.” This session is ideal for nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses! Led by James Adams, Chairman of the Arts Commission for the City of DeSoto, participants will learn how the arts and artists can shape solutions to common…

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