What To Read This National Arts and Humanities Month

The Wichita Falls Public Library is celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month by providing a reading list for young and adult readers. Check out the library’s recommendations! YOUTH BOOKS Modern Art Mayhem by Susie HodgeIt uses the format of a plot-your-own story about a boy trying to set up an art exhibit to provide information…

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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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