Pre-Flight Festival and Market

Help launch the Guardians of Freedom Air Show weekend with a free community-wide celebration: The “Pre-Flight Festival & Market.” 📅 Friday, April 26th, 2024⏰ 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.📍 MSU campus at the quadrangle off Council Drive Groove to the beats of a live DJ while exploring the Artist & Farmer’s Market, and enjoy dinner from local food…

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Wichita County Courthouse Rotating Exhibition

The Alliance is proud to partner with Wichita County on a rotating exhibition at the Wichita County Courthouse. The latest exhibition is titled Structural Impressions: The Evolution of the Wichita County Courthouse. From January to April 2024, explore the architectural journey of the courthouse, tracing its evolution from inception to the present day. Explore how…

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Recovering Creativity Workshops

“Recovering Creativity” is a transformative series of Artist Development Workshops hosted by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture in 2024. Designed with local creatives in mind, the workshops will provide tools to help attendees overcome the pressures, insecurities, and barriers that are blocking them from a joyful artistic practice. These workshops are FREE…

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Burkburnett Community Mural

The Burkburnett Chamber of Commerce, Burkburnett Development Corporation, and Burkburnett ISD are collaborating with the Wichita Falls Alliance of Arts & Culture for a mural painted with support from the community. Burkburnett High School student Caden Jodzco designed the mural, which features bright colors. “It’s nice to have a broad spectrum of neon colors that…

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Texas Shakespeare Festival Roadshow

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture hosted a weeklong residency of the talented Texas Shakespeare Festival in November 2023. The company provided free performances to high school students across the Region 9 Service Area. Students enjoyed an hour-long adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, set in contemporary clothing with hints of Elizabethan silhouettes, and…

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Women’s History Month Portraits

To celebrate Women’s History Month 2023, the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture commissioned local artist Aaron Soto to honor the “First Females” of Wichita Falls. A portrait unveiling ceremony took place on Tuesday, March 7th, during the regular session of the Wichita Falls City Council meeting following a proclamation recognizing Women’s History Month. The…

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“New Beginnings” Mural and Wayfinding System

Working with Vernon College, The Alliance installed a mural in the Chaparral Student Lounge at Vernon’s Century City Center location in Wichita Falls. The “New Beginnings” mural is designed and painted by Lead Artist Meagan Le Blanc. Alliance Teaching Artist Sierra Archer assisted with the mural installation. Le Blanc named the mural “New Beginnings” to…

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Cultural Asset Mapping Project

The Cultural Asset Mapping Project is an initiative from the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture to identify and map the places and resources that are important to our region’s culture and creativity. The online map will be ever-evolving as community members continue to add artwork, artists, places, and events that contribute to the life…

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Quanah Parker Mural – Quanah, TX

A mural honoring the Last Comanche Chief, Quanah Parker, was dedicated in the summer of 2022 in downtown Quanah, Texas. The project pays tribute to the role of Parker in the city’s founding.   The Quanah Economic Development Corporation commissioned the mural as part of ongoing efforts to revitalize the downtown area and attract new investment…

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Lift Station #25 Mural Project

The City of Wichita Falls has collaborated with the Wichita Falls Alliance of Arts & Culture to commission a professional visual artist or artist team to design and paint a four-sided, full-building mural on the exterior walls of a sewer lift station. A lift station is a pumping station that moves wastewater from a lower…

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Welcome to Vernon, Texas!

“Welcome to Vernon, Texas!” is a mini-documentary made in collaboration with Lincoln Center Activate. Explore the role of the arts, artists, and culture in rural America, and learn how this small community became a big-time example of the power of the arts to build bridges.

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A+ Projects

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture is helping parents and teachers connect the arts to academic requirements. The A+ Initiative provides an arts-integrated approach to reinforcing the basic knowledge and skills children need to stay on grade level and enhance their academic learning. Explore learning guides, art activities and lesson plans designed for…

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