TALL Artist Training

  We have kicked off our 2017 TALL camps! This year, we had three artists come in from out of town to host workshops for our Teaching Artists during their training week. As a part of our SWARM training, we welcomed Ashley Renee Watkins from New York and Evan Cleveland, Erin Offord, and James Adams…

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Keep out? Not with the ‘Don’t Fence Me In’ project

via the Times Record News Mom. Apple pie. White-picket fences. They’re all symbols of the idyllic American life. But the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture isn’t settling for a mere white picket fence. It’s adding some color to that American idealism and celebrating creative identity, creative freedom and individuality with its latest public art…

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All aboard for Kemp’s ArtZeum

  Model trains are chugging through the NorthLight Gallery as part of the Kemp Center’s ArtZeum. The interactive, hands-on exhibit has a bit of a throwback feel and features not only trains but a sounds station, poetry station and postcard writing station.(Photo: Contributed) 26 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Say ArtZeum and you might get a cockeyed look back in…

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May Networking- Don’t Fence Me In Kick Off

We would like to thank our May Networking host; First Bank – Downtown Branch, & Manager/Board Member Paul Rodriguez. What a wonderful setting for our networking attendees to hear about “Animating Public Spaces”. The intimate atmosphere gave our group a chance to brainstorm and feed off each others exciting energy for our new summer project…

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, NEA Big Read style

  May 5, 2017 By NEA Literature Staff jezael-melgoza-128525.jpg “Chichen Itza” by Jezael Melgoza via unsplash.com Happy Cinco de Mayo! Whether you’ll be celebrating the holiday by heading to a parade or festival, dancing to Mexican folk music, or whipping up some fresh guacamole, we also think it’s the perfect occasion to put up your…

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85th Texas Legislative Session – Updates!

  *   Texas Commission on the Arts – Saved with Your Help – But More Help Needed Ahead! Thank you all for letting our Texas legislators know that you, their constituents, value the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) and support the full appropriation to enable the TCA to continue to provide public resources for the arts…

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Artist Coffee Hour Success!

We could not be more excited and inspired by the Artists who came to our “Artist Coffee Hour” in preparation for this summers TALL program. We would like to Thank each & every one of them for sharing with us their passion for the arts as well as their commitment to the youth in Wichita…

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Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments

Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, for example, helped the Dallas Museum of Art buy this Chris Burden work, “All the Submarines of the United States of America” (1987), seen in 2013 at the New Museum in New York. Credit Philip Greenberg for The New York Times A deep fear came to pass…

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Sepia!!

Sepia has concluded and we could not be more ecstatic of its triumph! A large thank you goes out to YOU Wichita Falls! Thank you for supporting this exhibit, thank you for participating in our first gallery experience. You were remarkable. So many of you not only experienced this piece of Americana but was vocal…

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Americans for the Arts Statements: The Arts Put America to Work

  As Congress and the Trump Administration prepare the federal budget for Fiscal Year 2018, Americans for the Arts is working to remind our elected officials about the economic importance of federal funding for the arts, specifically through the National Endowment for the Arts. This morning, ads appeared in the New York Post and The…

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