Painting of Quanah Parker Showcased at TCU

Texas Christian University (TCU) is now the proud owner of two paintings by the contemporary Comanche/Kiowa artist J. NiCole Hatfield (Nahmi-A-Piah). The two works –  “Based on Quanah Parker” and “Based on Mrs. Jack Treetop-Standing Rock 1908” – are displayed on the first floor of The Harrison. They were recently unveiled at a reception. “One of…

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Your Guide to Earth Day Events in Wichita Falls

River Bend Nature Center Earth Day EventsAll happening Friday 10:30 am – 11:30 am – Storytime and Nature Hike (pre-k)2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Guided Nature Trail Tour with a Master Naturalist (all ages)4:30 pm – 5:30 pm – River Bend Animal Show (all ages)All-day – Activity stations in Conservatory (This program is included…

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Backdoor Theatre to Honor World War II Veterans

Backdoor Theatre wants to share your story for its upcoming production of “The Cover of Life”, which is centered around three brides of three brothers deployed during World War II. The nonprofit will be using its lobby space to create its own story – your story, our community’s story. “Part of our job as a community…

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After Hours Art Walk Returns to Downtown Wichita Falls

If you are an artist wanting to showcase your talents or looking for something to do this week to support arts and culture, don’t miss the first After Hours Art Walk of 2022 on Thursday. A wide variety of artists and artwork will be there for you and the entire family to explore. The Art…

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Registration Open for 2022 National Arts Action Summit

Arts advocates from across the country will gather virtually March 28-30 for the National Arts Action Summit, now in its 35th consecutive year. Hosted by Americans for the Arts in collaboration with national, state, and local organizational partners, the National Arts Action Summit is the largest gathering of its kind. This year’s advocacy training will…

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Wichita Falls Artist Named State Champion at Art Battle Dallas

DALLAS – A Wichita Falls artist will be representing the state of Texas at the 2022 Art Battle US National Championship in Wichita Falls. Jesse Baggett was named Texas State Champion on March 13 at Art Battle Dallas, a regional edition of the international live painting movement. “Horse Hare” is what I painted in the…

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Museum of North Texas History to Host The Legends Project

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) will present a traveling exhibition at the Museum of North Texas History in honor of Charlye Farris, the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney in Wichita County, and the first African-American to serve as a judge in the…

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Spring Break Sprouts Family Activities in Wichita Falls-Area

If you are looking to avoid the “I’m bored” conversations with your kids or grandkids during Spring Break, here are 14 ideas of some cultural activities that will be fun for the entire family! Family Day at the Museum of North Texas History – March 17 The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture presents…

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The Alliance Partners with Lincoln Center Education for Mini-Documentary

WICHITA FALLS – The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture has joined forces with New York-based Lincoln Center Education to produce a mini-documentary exploring how Vernon, Texas became an example of the power of the arts to build bridges. The film, entitled “Welcome To Vernon, Texas” features interviews with Vernon City Manager, Martin Magnum,…

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City of Wichita Falls Arts and Culture Grants 2022/23

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will soon be accepting applications for the City of Wichita Falls 2022/2023 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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