Local artist chosen to complete Weeks Park lift station mural 

WICHITA FALLS – An unassuming building in Weeks Park will soon be transformed by a colorful mural inspired by native plants and animals. The City of Wichita Falls Public Works Department has partnered with the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) to commission local artist Aaron Soto to design and paint a…

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Spook-Tacular Art and Culture Events This Halloween

It’s that time of year for ghosts and goblins to wander the streets searching for tricks and treats. Several arts and cultural organizations have events planned that are family-friendly or bring the fright! Haunted Tours at the Kell House Museum After dark tours of Historic Kell House Museum are not your typical haunted house. Stop…

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ACE Award Winners Announced at Inaugural Ceremony

WICHITA FALLS – The arts took flight on Wednesday afternoon during the Inaugural Arts and Cultural Empowerment Awards at the Wichita Falls Regional Airport as artists, art leaders, businesses, organizations, and individuals were recognized for their dedication to the arts and culture in Wichita County. Hosted by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture,…

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The Alliance Announces 2022 ACE Award Finalists

WICHITA FALLS —Eight Wichita County arts individuals and organizations will be honored at the inaugural Arts and Cultural Empowerment (ACE) Awards luncheon presented by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture.  The awards recognize and honor artists, art leaders, businesses, organizations, and individuals who have displayed consistent and exemplary support of the arts and…

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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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