City of Wichita Falls Arts and Culture Grants 2022/23

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will soon be accepting applications for the City of Wichita Falls 2022/2023 Arts & Culture Grants Program. Through a competitive grant evaluation process, support will be awarded to arts programs or projects designed to increase tourism, serve as a catalyst for economic growth, and encourage public participation…

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Share Your Opinion on Broadband Access in Texas

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is kicking off a Texas broadband listening tour to get Texans’ insights about internet access and collect input to develop the state’s first broadband plan. Texans are being asked to share input via this online survey. Feedback will be collected through May 5. Texas’ new Broadband Development Office (BDO) was established…

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Alliance, Museum of North Texas History Prepare For Family Day

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture presents FREE FAMILY DAY at The Museum of North Texas History on March 17, 2022 in celebration of The Legends Project honoring Charlye Ola Farris. Ms. Farris holds the distinction of becoming the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney, male or female, in…

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2022 National Arts Action Summit Registration Open

Join Americans for the Arts, organizational partners, state arts leaders, and hundreds of advocates from March 28-30, 2022, for the National Arts Action Summit. Over these three days, advocates will gain a depth of knowledge from policy experts from around the country and many organizational partners in an all-virtual setting. Register here. Americans for the Arts is offering free registration to the…

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The Legends Project Travels to MLK Center, Opening Reception Set

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) is relocating its traveling exhibition to the MLK Center in honor of Charlye Farris, the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney in Wichita County, and the first African-American to serve as a judge in the South since Reconstruction.…

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Art vendors needed for Sunspree Market Day

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas announces Sunspree Market Day upcoming in June. What is Sunspree Market Day? Inspired by the beloved Spring Fling arts festival that flourished from the 1970s to the early 2000s, this reinvented version showcases art for sale by MSU faculty, student, and alumni artists along with music, watercolor, face painting,…

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Wichita Falls Neighborhood City Services Session Set

Wichita Falls, Texas- The City of Wichita Falls be hosting a special Neighborhood City Services Information Session on Thursday, February 17th, at Floral Heights United Methodist Church, (2214 10th Street). The Central Wichita Falls Revitalization Area is invited to join City staff in a come-and-go event from 4 pm to 7 pm for an opportunity…

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The Alliance Announces Sculpture Project Honoring Charlye O. Farris

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture announced plans to install a permanent, life-size bronze statue of the late Charyle O. Farris at today’s Wichita County Commissioners meeting. The sculpture is part of “The Legends Project,” an effort to honor North Texas legends and trailblazers. Farris holds the distinction of becoming the first African-American…

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Local events focus on celebrating African-American history

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) is debuting a traveling exhibition at MSU Texas in honor of Charlye Farris, the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney in Wichita County, and the first African-American to serve as a judge in the South since Reconstruction. The…

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20 Books to Read During African-American History Month

As the nation celebrates African-American History Month, the Wichita Falls Public Library has provided a list of recommended readings for February. The list includes eight books for youth and 12 books for teens and adults. If you’d like more information on these titles or the Wichita Falls Public Library, click here.

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted You As An Artist?

Texans for the Arts, the state’s non-partisan arts advocacy organization, is calling on all artists, arts workers, organizations, and advocates to complete a survey to explain how the pandemic continues to impact your ability to produce, present, or sell your artistic and creative work. The organization would like to hear from artists, practitioners, creative workers,…

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