Texoma Gives Artist Spotlight: Sierra Archer

As we approach the annual Day of Giving in Wichita Falls, Texoma Gives, The Alliance is highlighting local artists who have been instrumental in transforming communities in and around Wichita Falls through arts and creativity. Sierra Archer is a Teaching Artist and Muralist who has worked with The Alliance since 2019. Her journey with The…

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Wichita Falls Neighborhood Engagement Meeting

The City of Wichita Falls will hold its first Neighborhood Revitalization Program Neighborhood Engagement meeting on Saturday, September 11, at the Floral Heights United Methodist Church (2214 10th St.). The sessions will be held at three separate times starting at 9 am, 11 am and 2 pm on Sept. 11 to provide multiple opportunities for…

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Wichita Falls Pioneers Texas Women’s Hall Of Fame Honorees

August 30, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott and the Governor’s Commission for Women today announced six extraordinary Texas women, recognized for outstanding achievement in their fields and for changing the course of history, have been selected for induction into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. “The Texas Women’s Hall of Fame recognizes…

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Early Giving Underway for Texoma Gives 2021

Early giving is now underway for Texoma Gives 2021. We are excited to announce that a generous donor helping to increase your impact! When we reach 25 early donors, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture will receive an additional $500! Please help us reach this goal! Your contribution to the Wichita Falls Alliance for…

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Your Museums: Multiple Faces, Many Stories, One Passion

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture invites you to the third annual showcase of the natural history, fine art, and unique heritage of the Texoma region in one special exhibition at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU.  “Your Museums: Multiple Faces, Many Stories, One Passion” offers the opportunity to see sample…

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Harvey Dean Mural Unveiling in Vernon, TX

Join The Alliance and The City of Vernon in unveiling a mural celebrating local legend and longtime business owner Harvey Dean “The Tamale King.” The event will be Saturday, June 19th, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. The mural is located at the corner of Main and Wilbarger Streets, where Mr. Dean was an ever-present fixture for…

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WFAAC’s Summer Intern Amanda Threlkeld Appointed MSU Texas Student Regent

The Alliance wants to congratulate Amanda, our summer intern, on her recent appointment by Gov. Greg Abbott! We are so proud of the work she is doing with us and in our community. Press Release from Midwestern State University: Amanda Threlkeld was appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to serve as the Midwestern State University…

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Upcoming TCA Arts Respond Deadline

Arts Respond Project grants provide project assistance grants to nonprofit arts organizations on a short-term basis and may include administrative costs directly related to the project. Projects must address one of the following priority areas: economic development, education, health & human services, public safety & criminal justice, or natural resources & agriculture.  This program includes…

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Vernon’s Harvey Dean to be Honored with Mural

A local legend and longtime business owner is to be honored in Vernon, TX. A mural celebrating Harvey Dean “The Tamale King” and his signature, hand-painted push-cart is set to be unveiled June 19 in downtown Vernon. The mural will be installed at the corner of Main and Wilbarger Streets, where Mr. Dean was an ever-present fixture…

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