Mural Unveiling Postponed

The Eastside Mural Unveiling of “Imaginative Minds” has been postponed due to rain. Once a new date has been selected, we will update you through email and social media. Thank you for your support! Questions? Call our offices at (940) 500-4453.

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2019 Legislative Update from Texans for the Arts

Sine Die! The Arts Matter! A message from Texans for the Arts: As a capstone to the 86th Texas Legislative Session, Texans for the Arts, the statewide arts advocacy organization, was present at both the Texas Senate and the Texas House on May 26th as each chamber voted to approve HB 1 – the Texas…

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Second Mural Unveiling Set for Eastside Mural Project

Children in Wichita Falls will be honored at the unveiling of the second of 4 murals commissioned by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture. The unveiling ceremony will take place at noon on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 802 Harding Street; a site known to many as Fly’s Gas Station. The mural reveal…

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Margie Reese to be Honored with Americans for the Arts’ Leadership Award

Americans for the Arts today announced that Margie Reese, Executive Director of the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, will be honored with the Selina Roberts Ottum Award at Americans for the Arts upcoming Annual Convention in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. This award recognizes an individual working in arts management who has made a…

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Kell House Independence Day Celebration

The Kell House is getting ready to celebrate Independence Day in its own old-fashioned way! In order to share the fun this summer, the Museum is inviting non-profit organizations and local businesses to come and join in the festivities. Not only would we like to see you participate in this year’s parade, we are opening…

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Robertson Appointed to Lead Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas

May 20, 2019 Wichita Falls, TX – The Wichita Falls Museum of Art (WFMA) at Midwestern State University (MSU Texas) is pleased to announce the selection of Tracee Robertson as the new director. Chosen after a nationwide search, Robertson will assume the duties of Director on July 1, 2019. Robertson currently serves as the director…

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Legislative Update 5.15.19

The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Interior Appropriations chaired by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) officially proposed FY’20 funding increases to every federal cultural agency within their portfolio, including the National Endowment for the Arts. Additionally last week the U.S. House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Education Chairman Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) also proposed FY’20…

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Acclaimed Arts Educator Eric Booth Returns to Wichita Falls

Date: Thursday, May 30 Time: 4:00 PM Location: Sikes Lake Center at Midwestern State University Cost: $15 for Educators, $35 for General Public The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Lincoln Center Education and Midwestern State University’s Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, an interactive workshop that explores the importance of…

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The Arts Matter to Local Tourism

It’s National Travel & Tourism week. The Arts matter to local tourism!! According to Americans for the Arts, “Cultural tourism can mean increased audiences for local events, more visitors to local galleries and museums, and greater support for local arts practitioners. Cultural tourism can also bring broader economic benefits – for small businesses such as…

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Mural kicks off project in city’s east side

A new mural on the east side of Wichita Falls is shining light into the history of music and entertainment, which is important to that side of town. This mural is part of a new initiative by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts. “Just to bring some beauty and some life to some walls,” said…

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