Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President…

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WF Symphony Announces “The Continuo Circle”

The Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra is introducing a new membership for young professionals called “The Continuo Circle.” The mission of this group is to bring young professionals up to the age of 45 to the concert hall and give them the opportunity to meet fellow music lovers and members of the community. Membership includes access…

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Take a Ride on the Creative Side!

As cyclists and tourists prepare to take on the grueling 2023 Hotter ‘N Hell Hundred, we’ve created a list of the artistic treasures to explore in Wichita Falls beyond Finish Line Village! From art galleries and museums to entertaining live performances, vivid murals, and exciting sculptures, the City of Wichita Falls has a vibrant arts and culture…

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Texans for the Arts Welcomes Alliance Director to Board

Austin, TX – Texans for the Arts (TFA), the highly effective, non-partisan statewide arts advocacy organization, proudly announces the addition of Ann Arnold-Ogden to its esteemed board. With a mission to champion an unwavering public commitment to the arts, TFA remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting policies and developing resources for the arts and…

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Wichita Falls Ballet’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration

The Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre will celebrate its 60th Season Diamond Jubilee Celebration. The season will celebrate everything that was past, present, and future. The WFBT Presents performance will celebrate founding Artistic Directors, Irina and Frank Pal in October. The organization will bring to the stage ballets that the Pal’s loved, and have alumni Erin…

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WFMA goes live with online collection database 

After years of hard work, the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas Collection Database is now LIVE on its website.  The WFMA’s extensive Online Collection Database is an indispensable tool in enhancing teaching, learning, and research activities. The Online Collection Database increases accessibility and collaboration, and it is free, convenient, and available anywhere…

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MSU Texas Professor Takes Honors at Regional Art Show

Artist Jason Bly of Wichita Falls, Texas, has been honored at a regional juried art show. The Midwestern State University associate professor of art took second place at the 2023 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, with his oil on-panel piece “Norepinephrine.”  Juror Dr. Rachel Trusty, artist and visiting assistant professor at…

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Arts Council Celebrates Christmas in July

Visit the Kemp Center for the Arts and Billy Keen’s Visions of Santa exhibit, where viewers will discover a one-of-a-kind presentation containing 49 unique images of Santa Claus. Mr. Keen has painted one image per year since 1974! What began as an explanation about an art method evolved into an annual tradition. Billy Keen was demonstrating to…

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Wichita Falls Symphony Announces 76th Season

The Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra will welcome audiences back to Memorial Auditorium this fall! The 76th season will begin on November 4, 2023, with a Texas Swing concert featuring Western Swing “Entertainer of the Year” Dave Alexander and The Quebe Sisters.  Season tickets are now available and single-admission ticket sales begin September 1, 2023.   2023-2024 SEASON DATES: Western Swing at…

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Call For Artists: United Way Ornament Project

The North Texas Area United Way (NTAUW) is offering a unique opportunity for artists to showcase their talent and support the local community. The United Way Ornament Project seeks to commission a visual artist, illustrator, or graphic designer to create a new work of art that will be printed on a holiday ornament. The limited…

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Wichita Falls Mural Highlighted in Tile Industry Website

Whytile.com is an online platform that provides comprehensive information and resources about ceramic and porcelain tiles, serving as a valuable source for homeowners, designers, architects, and anyone interested in learning about and utilizing these types of tiles in various projects. On June 27, the website highlighted the work of the “Better Together” mural in downtown…

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