Innovation Spotlight: Falls Town Players

The Falls Town Players have been exploring innovative ways bring the performing arts to Wichita Falls all year. The volunteers will be hosting drive-in theatre experiences this month in parking lots at MSU and at Backdoor Theatre! The cast has been rehearsing via Zoom. Spots for the upcoming performances are limited so reserve your spots soon!…

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Arts and Culture Assessment Now Online

The 2020 Arts and Culture Assessment is now online! In 2011, the Wichita Falls community engaged in a process to develop its first community cultural plan, culminating in the Arts and Cultural Plan for Wichita Falls (the Cultural Plan), which was released in 2012. The goal was to develop a comprehensive framework to guide development…

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TCA 2021 Deadlines

Mark your calendar! The Texas Commission on the Arts has several deadlines coming up for its 2021 grants cycle. The mission of the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) is to advance our state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas. TCA supports a diverse and innovative arts community in Texas, throughout the…

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Final 2020 Arts and Culture Town Hall Now Online

We had an amazing turnout for our final Virtual Arts Town Hall of 2020. More than 40 people attended live! If you happened to miss it, you’re in luck! You can catch the all the highlights from the “State of the Arts” address from Alliance Executive Director Margie Reese. You can watch below, or head…

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2020 Holiday Business Hours

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture office will be closed November 25-27. We will reopen on November 30. The office will also be closed December 17 to January 4. Appointments for meetings may be made during this time through email. We will reopen the office at 9 a.m. on January 5. If you have…

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Innovation Spotlight: The Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre

The Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre has been finding innovative ways to “Dance through the Dark” this year and continue bringing dance to our community. The organization will continue its decades-long tradition of bringing The Nutcracker to Wichita Falls in an innovative way. Company members will be dancing excerpts from Act 1 and Act 2 at…

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Margie Reese to be Honored by North Texas Business Council for the Arts

Margie J. Reese, Executive Director of the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, will be honored by the North Texas Business Council for the Arts for her tireless work and dedication to arts and culture in North Texas. Reese will accept the 2020 award for Visionary Nonprofit Arts Leader at the 32nd annual Obelisk Awards.…

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November Arts Town Hall with Margie Reese

Join The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture on Thursday, November 19th for our final Arts Town Hall of 2020. Margie Reese, Executive Director of The Alliance, will be discussing the State of the Arts in Wichita Falls. This is a celebration! In addition to a belated birthday celebration for Margie, we’ll be taking…

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Recruiting, Retaining, and Building a Diverse Board of Directors 

Recruiting, Retaining, and Building a Diverse Board of Directors TCA Professional Development Webinar Classic – Remastered TCA is excited to offer a remastered professional development webinar from one of our most respected and requested presenters. This webinar still feels as important and fresh as the day it was presented. In 2017, Margie Johnson Reese presented…

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Virtual Tour and Interviews for Museum Day

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture hosted a virtual preview of Museum Day: Origin Stories from the Regional Musem Network. This is a showcase of the natural history, fine art, and the unique heritage of the Texoma region in one special exhibition. The exhibition is on view at the Wichita Falls Museum of…

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