Artist Development Program provides business, creative skills training

Ann Arnold-Ogden joined KAUZ’s Brian Shrull to talk about the Artist Development Program. The program continues The Alliance’s tradition of giving artists the tools they need to improve their artistic practice; they also learn to use their creative skills as a way to increase their earned income. In 2016, The Alliance set up its Teaching Artists…

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Women’s History Month 2021

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Since 1995, presidents have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” These proclamations celebrate the contributions women have…

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Now Accepting Applications for Artist Development Program

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is now accepting applications for a new program to support artists in North Texas. The Artist Development Program will provide artists living in Archer, Baylor, Clay, Montague, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Young Counties with the tools and resources they need to improve their artistic practice and grow their…

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Wichita Falls Symphony Concert Reimagined

The Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra’s in-person concert originally scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Memorial Auditorium has been reimagined. Modern String Landscapes, featuring Dr. Corey Robinson performing Séjourné’s Concerto for Marimba and Strings, will be recorded and produced for on-demand distribution, similar to the first virtual concert, Bringing Music to Life. The concert video…

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April Virtual Town Hall with Ann Graham

Join the Alliance for our next Virtual Arts Town Hall. Our guest speaker for April will be Ann Graham, Executive Director of Texans for the Arts. Ms. Graham has been a longtime advocate in the civic arena and has a deep passion for the arts and the role they play in building and strengthening our…

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RESCHEDULED: Arts Town Hall with Ann Graham

The Alliance has rescheduled the guest speaker originally slated for our February Arts Town Hall. The Advocacy Session with Ann Graham, Executive Director of Texans for the Arts, will now take place on April 15 at 10:30 a.m. Join us via Zoom! This gathering can be accessed via Zoom by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ArtsTownHall Meeting ID: 951…

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RESCHEDULED: February Arts Town Hall

Due to the widespread power outages, The Alliance is rescheduling the February Arts Town Hall. The Advocacy Session with Ann Graham will take place April 15 at 10:30 a.m. We encourage everyone to check the City of Wichita Falls social media sites for winter weather resources.    

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2021/2022 City of Wichita Falls Arts Grant Program Dates

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will soon be accepting applications for the City of Wichita Falls 2021/2022 Arts & Culture Grants Program. Through a competitive grant evaluation process, support will be awarded to arts programs or projects designed to increase tourism, serve as a catalyst for economic growth, and encourage public participation…

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Understanding the Save Our Stages Act

Resources for the Texas Music Industry  Understanding the Save Our Stages Act: How Music Venues Apply For SBA Pandemic Assistance When: Thursday, January 21, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM Central Time Where: Online Webinar About: The Governor’s Office of Small Business Assistance is partnering with the Texas Music Office to connect Texas small businesses…

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Margie Reese Interviewed for “All Things Considered”

Arts and culture make up a huge, $877 billion industry that generates more than five million jobs across the country. But the amount of federal funding for the arts is tiny when compared with smaller industries like agriculture — so what are arts organizations hoping for under the Biden administration? The National Endowment for the…

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Top Fundraising Trends for 2021

Scot Chisholm of Candid. outlines the top trends for fundraising in 2021. The entire social sector learned a valuable lesson in 2020: even the most rigorous planning can’t insulate us from the need to be flexible and adapt to the changing world around us. At the same time, our industry has shown remarkable resilience in…

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Arts Virtual Town Halls to Continue in January

Virtual Arts Town Hall Meetings return in 2021! Join us as we welcome Pam Gosline, Mayor of Vernon, and Amanda Lehman, Director of Tourism. They’ll be discussing the role of art in their city, and why an arts initiative is important for their community. We’ll connect via zoom on Thursday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m.…

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