We are committed to putting artists to work – and to engaging partners in those efforts. Artists work every day to engage residents in creative projects that celebrate our region’s heritage. They push us to think about our communities in new ways.
Explore our latest projects and partnerships!
“Better Together Mural” – Downtown Wichita Falls
A panda, flamingo, donkey, and even a 13-foot-tall elephant breathe new life into Downtown Wichita Falls. The “Better Together Mural” is located at the 7th Street and Indiana Avenue intersections. The four-story artwork depicts larger-than-life creatures working together to hang the moon. Wichita Falls artists Steve Hilton and Jesse Baggett designed and installed the mosaic tile mural…Read More
Cultural Asset Mapping Project
The Cultural Asset Mapping Project is an initiative from the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture to identify and map the places and resources that are important to our region’s culture and creativity. The Alliance will host conversations to discuss the final maps and directories. The resulting online maps will be ever-evolving as community members…Read More
The Legends Project: Charlye O. Farris
The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture plans to install a permanent bronze sculpture of the late Charlye O. Farris as part of “The Legends Project,” an effort to honor North Texas legends and trailblazers. Farris holds the distinction of becoming the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American…Read More
Vernon College Student Lounge Mural
Working in partnership with Vernon College, The Alliance is facilitating the installation of a mural in the Chaparral Student Lounge at Vernon’s Century City Center location in Wichita Falls. Lead Artist Meagan Le Blanc will design and paint an interior mural highlighting the Vernon College student experience from the classroom to the community and to…Read More