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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What A Success!!

Sepia has officially opened to be viewed at downtown’s historic Wichita Theater, in its new “balcony gallery”.  Thank you so graciously to the African American Museum of Dallas at Fair Park for allowing Wichita Falls to showcase this exhibition. We would of course like to Thank Wichita Theater for hosting the exhibit and agreeing to…

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2017-2018 Grant Schedule Available

Calling all Wichita Falls non-profits! Let’s start COLLABORATING! It is Grant Season & time to partner with a local arts non-profit.   The 2017-18 Grant Schedule is up. Please share with your colleagues, friends, fellow artists, etc.   On the schedule, you’ll find the application release and due dates as well as the dates and times…

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Call for Artists – Art & Soul 2017

The 2017 Art & Soul Festival is now accepting artist applications!! JUNE 24, 2017 Where community meets creativity! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!!!  There are limited booths available near the stage this year at Farmers Market, so the sooner you submit your application the better!!  Can’t wait to see you in June! Art and Soul…

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Event speaker champions literacy on two levels

Judith McGinnis , Times Record NewsPublished 11:05 a.m. CT Jan. 13, 2017 | Updated 5:38 a.m. CT Jan. 17, 2017 (Photo: Contributed photo) 109CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Focus on the power for reading will be Forth Annual Education Banquet theme. Margie Johnson Reese, executive director for the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will be guest speaker…

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End of the Year Thanks!

As the Alliance wraps up our first year we would like to say Thank You! Thank you for supporting us! Thank you for believing in our mission! Thank you for being a part of the change! Thank you for sharing with us all Wichita Falls has to offer! What a place to Live! What a…

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School arts = higher scores

School arts = higher scores Students at the Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts perform a theatrical lesson to demonstrate how theater techniques are used to teach literacy. Students at the Vista Academy of Visual and Performing Arts perform a theatrical lesson to demonstrate how theater techniques are used to teach literacy. Students at…

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