Wichita Falls Artist Wins Art Battle Texas State Championship

Photo Courtesy: The HUB of NTX Local artist Jesse Baggett clenched another Art Battle title, winning both rounds of the Texas State Championship held March 4 in Wichita Falls. During the art battles, each artist has 20 minutes to create a live painting, which the audience votes on before being auctioned off. The Wichita Falls…

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Registration Open for Spring Break Arts Camps

Spring Break 2023 is right around the corner, and although some families will be traveling for vacation, many are staying in town and searching for something for their kiddos during the workday. Registration is open at several Spring Break camps hosted by artists, nonprofits, the public library, and studios. Art Detective Spring Break Camp for…

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Better Together Mural Shines in Downtown Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS – The resiliency of Wichita Falls shined through rainy weather as the community gathered to celebrate the completion of the Better Together Mural at the intersection of 7th and Indiana in Downtown Wichita Falls. The Alliance commissioned the iconic mural in February 2020. Former executive director Margie J. Reese envisioned an outdoor public…

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Dedication planned for mural highlighting Wichita Falls’ resiliency

A panda, flamingo, donkey, and even a 13-foot-tall elephant are breathing new life into Downtown Wichita Falls. The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture invites the public to celebrate the completion of “Better Together,” a mural located at the intersection of 7th Street and Indiana Avenue. A public dedication ceremony for the long-awaited project will be held on Wednesday, February 8, at 4:30 p.m.

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A Year in Review at The Alliance

There are only a few days left in 2022, and it has been a year! Since the inception of this organization in 2016, The Alliance has installed 11 public art pieces, including murals and temporary sculptures, across Texoma. By the end of the year, we will add three new murals to that list! We have…

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A New Mural Celebrating Nature Dedicated in Wichita Falls

“This is one of the coolest dedications I’ve ever done, both literally and figuratively,” said Daniel Nix, Utilities Operations Manager for the City of Wichita Falls, at a very chilly mural dedication Tuesday afternoon in Wichita Falls. Lift Station #25 Mural is located on Midwestern Parkway, within Weeks Park, across from the intersection of Midwestern…

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11 Ideas for Ways To Donate This Holiday Season

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library at the Arts Council Wichita Falls Area, Inc. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is dedicated to inspiring a love of reading by gifting books to children from birth to age five through funding shared by Dolly Parton and local community partners in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the…

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A New Mural in Wichita Falls Ready For Debut

WHEN: Tuesday, December 20 at 2 pm WHERE: Lift Station #25, located on Midwestern Parkway near the intersection of Irving Place. WHAT: The City of Wichita Falls Public Works Department and the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will hold a mural dedication ceremony. Local artist Aaron Soto designed and painted the four-sided mural,…

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Backdoor Theatre Looking for Operations & Production Assistant

Backdoor Theatre is looking to add an Operations & Production Assistant to its team. The non-profit community theatre will begin the interview process soon and looking to hire before the end of January. The Operations & Production Assistant pays $16/hour part-time. Duties include assisting with all technical aspects of mounting a theatrical production, assisting in…

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Don’t Miss Upcoming TCA Grant Deadlines

Texas Commission on the Arts has several upcoming application deadlines for area nonprofits. According to TCA officials, nonprofit leaders can ask that a TCA staff member look over an application and give any feedback, however, these requests should be made two weeks before the application deadline. Grant Program: Arts Respond Project  Arts Respond Project grants…

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