Eastside Mural Project Unveiling

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will showcase a new community mural inspired by the history of music and entertainment once so prominent on the east side of the city. The location of the mural and unveiling on Friday, April 5th at 11:00 AM, is the Felix Lister Elks Lodge #1217 at 811…

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Join the Arts Alliance for Mural Networking Session

Join the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture for an artist networking session and portfolio share with Dallas-based muralist Bone1. All artists are invited. These sessions will be geared toward muralists, graffiti artists, and teaching artists in Wichita Falls. Two sessions will be held: Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 6,…

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New Arts Six in the News

Our Women’s History Month concert by New Arts Six is in the news. Click the links below to read more about the event. New Arts Six to visit Wichita Falls for Women’s History Month Celebration   New Arts Six holds pop-up preview before Friday evening performance in Wichita Falls

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Progress: Arts Alliance details busy, exciting 2019

Recently, The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture announced three major milestones in its short history. It celebrated its three-year anniversary; the board and staff have expanded, adding an associate director position; and the organization has been recommended to receive its second programming grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Not a bad…

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Black History Month: Alfonso Holmes engages young men to serve their community

Alfonso Holmes is a complex young leader with a seemingly unlimited amount of energy. He is involved in a list of projects and initiatives that are endless. Alfonso is the Fatherhood Engagement Coordinator at the North Texas United Way, a position that supports stronger dads and families across a spectrum of services. Alfonso Holmes is…

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Regional Museum Network in the News

The Regional Museum Network has been in the news! The Wichita Falls Alliance received a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Read on to find out more about the program! Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture receives largest grant to date Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture Receives $20,000 grant

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Alliance to Receive $20,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $20,000 to support the growth and development of small and rural museums in…

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performance in the News

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, in collaboration with The Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre, presented Dallas Black Dance Theatre in celebration of African American Heritage Month. Thank you to our local media for featuring the performances. Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performance to be Transformative, Healing Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre Signature Series a collaboration…

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Black History Month: Coach Markelle Martin pays it forward

In celebration of Black History Month, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture showcases some significant individuals within our community. The features will appear in the Times Record News each Sunday in February. Margie J. Reese, For the Times Record News Markelle Martin is a gentle giant. He enters the room with a calm spirit…

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Dallas Black Dance Theatre Performances

Arts Alliance Executive Director Margie Reese and WFBT Artistic Director Mishic Liberatore have been spreading the news about Dallas Black Dance Theatre performing with Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre this Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available at the MPEC box office, online, or at the door.   PERFORMANCES: Feb 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00…

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African American Heritage Month Proclamation

Members of the Community Organizations of Wichita Falls Committee were presented with a proclamation declaring the month of February as African American Heritage Month in Wichita Falls. Dr. Syreeta Greene, Director of Midwestern State University’s Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs, and Desi Hale, Director of Kids Go Pro, accepted the proclamation from Mayor Stephen…

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