Spring Break Activities in Wichita Falls

Spring Break 2024 is here for WFISD! There’s a celebration of arts and cultural camps and events ahead in Wichita Falls. These activities are perfect for sparking creativity and fun. For a full list of events, check our calendar. EVENTS Check back in 2025 for a full list of events and camps! YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES Lucy…

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Little Free Libraries Restocked

Thank you to everyone who brought a children’s book to our Holiday Open House! This week, we stocked up several Little Free Libraries near our offices. A Little Free Library is a “take a book, share a book” free book exchange. They come in many shapes and sizes, but the most common version is a…

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The Alliance’s Annual Holiday Open House

Step into a time warp and experience the holiday season like never before at the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture’s Retro-Themed annual Holiday Open House! This year, we’re turning back the clock to the Atomic era, infusing our event with midcentury modern charm and a dash of nostalgia. Join us on Thursday, December…

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School Holiday? Explore Arts & Culture!

Staying home with the kids for the upcoming school holiday? We’ve got you covered with ways to explore the Arts, History, and the environment in Wichita Falls! Lucy Park Sound Garden Make some noise!! The Wichita Falls Symphony and the Wichita Falls Arts Council have installed a music playground, or sound garden, in Lucy Park…

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Registration Open for 2022 National Arts Action Summit

Arts advocates from across the country will gather virtually March 28-30 for the National Arts Action Summit, now in its 35th consecutive year. Hosted by Americans for the Arts in collaboration with national, state, and local organizational partners, the National Arts Action Summit is the largest gathering of its kind. This year’s advocacy training will…

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Wichita Falls Artist Named State Champion at Art Battle Dallas

DALLAS – A Wichita Falls artist will be representing the state of Texas at the 2022 Art Battle US National Championship in Wichita Falls. Jesse Baggett was named Texas State Champion on March 13 at Art Battle Dallas, a regional edition of the international live painting movement. “Horse Hare” is what I painted in the…

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Museum of North Texas History to Host The Legends Project

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) will present a traveling exhibition at the Museum of North Texas History in honor of Charlye Farris, the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney in Wichita County, and the first African-American to serve as a judge in the…

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Alliance, Museum of North Texas History Prepare For Family Day

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture presents FREE FAMILY DAY at The Museum of North Texas History on March 17, 2022 in celebration of The Legends Project honoring Charlye Ola Farris. Ms. Farris holds the distinction of becoming the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney, male or female, in…

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2022 National Arts Action Summit Registration Open

Join Americans for the Arts, organizational partners, state arts leaders, and hundreds of advocates from March 28-30, 2022, for the National Arts Action Summit. Over these three days, advocates will gain a depth of knowledge from policy experts from around the country and many organizational partners in an all-virtual setting. Register here. Americans for the Arts is offering free registration to the…

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Art vendors needed for Sunspree Market Day

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas announces Sunspree Market Day upcoming in June. What is Sunspree Market Day? Inspired by the beloved Spring Fling arts festival that flourished from the 1970s to the early 2000s, this reinvented version showcases art for sale by MSU faculty, student, and alumni artists along with music, watercolor, face painting,…

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Local events focus on celebrating African-American history

The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture (The Alliance) is debuting a traveling exhibition at MSU Texas in honor of Charlye Farris, the first African-American woman licensed to practice law in Texas, the first African-American attorney in Wichita County, and the first African-American to serve as a judge in the South since Reconstruction. The…

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20 Books to Read During African-American History Month

As the nation celebrates African-American History Month, the Wichita Falls Public Library has provided a list of recommended readings for February. The list includes eight books for youth and 12 books for teens and adults. If you’d like more information on these titles or the Wichita Falls Public Library, click here.

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