(Hi)stories of the Soil: Texas Land Heritage Speaker Series

Under One Fence: The Land and Legacy of the Waggoner Ranch  The Waggoner Ranch is the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. The story of this land spans multiple generations and even more North Texas counties. What started as a small family endeavor in Hopkins County grew into a true Texas legacy spreading over…

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Quanah Parker Mural Complete Following Heat Delays

WICHITA FALLS – Less than two months after a dedication ceremony, renowned Comanche artist Quanah Parker Burgess has announced the completion of a mural depicting his great-great-grandfather, Quanah Parker, the last Chief of the Commanches. The project, administered by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, was commissioned by The Quanah Economic Development Corporation…

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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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Spring Break Sprouts Family Activities in Wichita Falls-Area

If you are looking to avoid the “I’m bored” conversations with your kids or grandkids during Spring Break, here are 14 ideas of some cultural activities that will be fun for the entire family! Family Day at the Museum of North Texas History – March 17 The Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture presents…

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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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Wichita Falls Neighborhood City Services Session Set

Wichita Falls, Texas- The City of Wichita Falls be hosting a special Neighborhood City Services Information Session on Thursday, February 17th, at Floral Heights United Methodist Church, (2214 10th Street). The Central Wichita Falls Revitalization Area is invited to join City staff in a come-and-go event from 4 pm to 7 pm for an opportunity…

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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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How Has COVID-19 Impacted You As An Artist?

Texans for the Arts, the state’s non-partisan arts advocacy organization, is calling on all artists, arts workers, organizations, and advocates to complete a survey to explain how the pandemic continues to impact your ability to produce, present, or sell your artistic and creative work. The organization would like to hear from artists, practitioners, creative workers,…

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MSU Students Showcase Talent in New Short Film

WICHITA FALLS – For the second time, the Departments of Mass Communication and Music at MSU Texas have collaborated on a special project showcasing the musical and visual talents of their students. The new short film, The Red River Valley, was produced by faculty and students from across Fain College of Fine Arts and represents…

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