Reflections on SXSL: Art, Technology and Possibility

  On October 3, at the start of National Arts & Humanities Month, the White House invited thousands of people to come celebrate the intersection of science, art, politics and technology at its first ever SXSL (South by South Lawn) event. Music was everywhere, both inside and outside the White House. Between live music acts,…

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October Networking Session

The Alliance would like to thank the Kell House Museum and the Wichita County Heritage Society for graciously hosting our October Networking Session. If you have not had a chance to visit this historic site located on the corner of 9th & Bluff call or stop by today to schedule a tour for your family,…

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“Bridging the Gap: The WFSO and the Next Generation of Music Lovers,”

“Bridging the Gap: The WFSO and the Next Generation of Music Lovers,” one of Midwestern State University’s Fall 2016 EURECA undergraduate research projects, invites you to participate in a brief survey designed to help provide the Wichita Falls community with information for the betterment of the arts in Texoma. This study is open to: ·…

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Link to original article!   The technology to donate online was launched in the late 1990’s and through a process of trial and error NGOs have slowly been able to build donor’s confidence in the technology and grow their online donor database. Today online donations make up an average of 7-10% of an NGO’s annual…

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October is National Arts & Humanities Month

Since 1985, the month of October has been designated National Arts and Humanities Month to encourage all Americans to explore new facets of the arts and humanities in their lives, and to begin a lifelong habit of active participation in the arts. We hope the arts already have a strong role in your life, but…

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Open Call for TX Artists

Texas Open Call » Artpace ­ The annual Texas Open Call is our primary resource for identifying artists who are interested in and eligible for participation in Artpace’s various artist programs: the 2018 Artpace International Artist-in-Residence program, exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. All Texas resident artists who apply for any of our programs will…

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Pop-Up Art Gallery popping up in Big Blue

By Lana Sweeten-Shults of the Times Record News Krispy Kreme may have glazed fans over with its Krispy Kreme Pop-Up Party downtown last August. But another pop-up outfit will paint downtown red Saturday, and all from the belly of the landmark “Big Blue” building. It’s called the Pop-Up Art Gallery. The unconventional here-today-but-gone-tomorrow gallery is…

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Comprehensive Calendars

We would like to say a big thank you to the MPEC and Ms. Lindsay Greer, for hosting our July Networking meeting. We had a wonderful discussion and can only continue to make strives as a community if we keep working together. Be sure to check out the centers resources for partnerships, events, and promotion!…

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Leadership Arts Institute

Join the next generation of business leaders for the arts! Learn about LAI and how you can apply for the 2016-2017 class.   Each year, a limited number of business professionals are selected for LAI. The program provides training in leadership, nonprofit board best practices, and knowledge of critical issues affecting cultural institutions in North…

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Americans for the Arts Releases Best Practices for Public Art Projects

At the 2016 Annual Convention and Public Art Preconference in Boston, the Public Art Network (PAN) Council announced the release of a set of best practices for public art projects. The project, led by PAN Council Chair Sarah Conley Odenkirk, is the culmunation of five years of information gathering, listening sessions, and coordination to develop…

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