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May 24, 2024

Nominations are now open for the third annual Arts and Cultural Empowerment (ACE) Awards hosted by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture. The awards ceremony and luncheon will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2024. The ACE Awards honor the important work of individuals and organizations that improve the cultural life of Wichita County.

Nominations for the 2024 ACE Awards are invited in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Arts Educator
  • Business Champion
  • Artist of the Year
  • Distinguished Cultural Organization
  • Nadine McKown Service Award
  • Margie J. Reese Innovation Award

The Mayor’s Award, selected and presented by the Mayor of Wichita Falls, will also be presented at the luncheon.

“We want to recognize those providing unique experiences, telling our story, and shaping arts and culture in Wichita County.” Ann Arnold-Ogden, executive director of The Alliance said. “Help us by nominating those making a lasting impact to our region through the arts.”

Nominations will close on Friday, August 23, 2024. For details on how to nominate and for additional information about the ACE Awards, click here.