Celebrating Twenty Years of Sculpture Garden

Congratulations to the Arts Council on 20 successful years of bringing art to our community through the Sculpture Garden! The garden has been a highlight in Wichita Falls for showcasing talent from local, regional, and national artists. Join the Celebration: The evening features a chance to meet the artists and the juror, Houston sculptor Sharon…

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Mural Dedication Ceremony in Burkburnett

A mural dedication ceremony will be held in May in downtown Burkburnett. The artwork was commissioned as part of ongoing efforts to revitalize the downtown area. The Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce partnered with Burkburnett ISD and the Wichita Falls Alliance of Arts & Culture (WFAAC) to design and install the mural. The artwork was designed…

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Artists Needed for “Monsters Reimagined”

Stacey Barton, art teacher at Southern Hills Elementary School in Wichita Falls, is spearheading an innovative project and needs local artists to make it happen. “Monsters Reimagined” invites artists from the community to adopt drawings of monsters created by second-grade students and transform them into unique pieces of art using their preferred medium and artistic…

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Meet the Artist behind the Charlye Farris Sculpture

Thank you to KFDX and journalist Markeshia Jackson for spotlighting our work with Lubbock-based master sculptor Eddie Dixon. Eddie has been commissioned to create the bronze sculpture honoring the life of Charlye Ola Farris. If you’d like to help support this project, click the button below to donate!

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New $25,000 Regional Artist Grants Available

Artists are problem solvers and community builders. They possess the skills, training, and vision to collaborate across sectors, stimulate dialogue, activate neighborhoods, and creatively respond to civic challenges. The Interchange program is designed to strengthen individual artists in the M-AAA region (Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas) who have a history of impactful work with…

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6 Ways to Support Arts & Culture this Holiday Season

When you give the gift of an arts and culture experience, you’ll create memories that can last a lifetime. Your purchase impacts our local economy and community quality of life. This holiday season, consider the arts in your holiday gift-giving. Below are 6 ways you can support arts & culture in our area! 1. Buy…

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MSU Texas Tops List of Beautiful College Campuses in Texas

In a recent article by The Travel, Midwestern State University landed the number one spot for the most beautiful college campus in the Lone Star State. This recognition highlights the stunning surroundings that make MSU Texas a remarkable place to learn and grow. From performances at the Fain Fine Arts Center to the dozens of…

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“Better Together” Mural wins State Award

The “Better Together” created by Jesse Baggett and Steve Hilton has won the People’s Choice Award from the Texas Downtown Association in the Best Public Improvement in the Population over 50,000 category. The mural is located on a parking garage in one of the most heavily populated areas of the Downtown District. The four-story artwork…

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Music Series at Akin returns for 13th season

Nakamatsu Trio guests for classical music event Midwestern State University’s Music Series at Akin will open its 13th season with the Nakamatsu Trio. The trio includes returning guest Jon Nakamatsu on piano, violinist Jennifer Frautschi, and cellist Bion Tsang. They will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in Akin Auditorium at MSU Texas. The…

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Texas Shakespeare Festival Tickets on Sale Now!

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is pleased to announce a weeklong residency of the talented Texas Shakespeare Festival. The Kilgore College-based professional theatre company will tour across North Texas in November. The company will offer a public workshop on November 9th in partnership with Backdoor Theatre, followed by a one-night-only public performance…

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Upcoming Board Development Workshop

The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission is pleased to offer a 3-day “Together in the Sandbox” workshop that will focus on the critical and often overlooked aspect of nonprofit administration—board development. The workshop will address the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards and will explore: Dates and Times September 26 – 28, 2023, 2:00 -3:30 p.m.…

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TCA Speaker Series: (Re)building Audiences

Texas Commission on the Arts invites you to a free, optional convening titled (Re)building Audiences with your Community. Join us and our speakers to discover how engaging with your community can drive deeper, long-term involvement with your organization! Our speakers will discuss their specific strategies for acting in partnership with their communities and its impact…

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