Wichita Falls Arts Reopening Information

May 12, 2020

The Texas stay-at-home order expires April 30. Check back to find the status of Wichita Falls Area Arts Nonprofits. We will be updating the Arts and Culture calendar as appropriate. If you’d like to post your organization’s status, email info@wichitafallsarts.org

The Arts Council

The grounds at The Kemp Center for the Arts will be open to the public Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Kemp and The Forum buildings will be open to the public Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The doors are locked and guests must call to be admitted into the building.

The Kemp and The Forum buildings are also available for small group meetings/events Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by appointment. Guests must maintain a 6-foot social distance protocol.

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River Bend Nature Center

RBNC will be offering private tours starting May 11th. Members must call 940-767-0843 to schedule a tour.

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Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU Texas will reopen with limited hours starting Friday, May 8. The museum can welcome up to 12 visitors at one time. Should there be greater than 12 people in the museum, visitors will be asked to wait in an appropriate area.

To continue caution against the spread of COVID-19, museum officials ask you to sanitize hands, cover coughs, and maintain six feet distance from others, and if you prefer, please wear a mask. Museum staff will do the same and will be on hand to guide you and to clean guest surfaces after every visit.

Temporary Hours:

Tues & Wed 10am-1pm

Thurs 10am-1pm, 5pm-7pm

Fri 9am Senior Hour (65 and older)

Fri 10am-1pm

Sat 1-5pm

Though the museum is unable to resume Weekend Workshops or other public events at this time, they will continue to provide educational and enrichment opportunities online to enhance your visit and give you greater access to the museum.

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Wichita Falls Public Library

Hours for curbside pickup to 9:30-12:00 and 2:00 to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday. Starting May 11, the library will use a phased reopening approach which will allow limited customer access to the lobby and Service Desk. During the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., a maximum of 30 people will be allowed inside the building for reference services, limited computer use, and item request pickup while practicing social distancing and following safety protocols. Please call us at 940-767-0868 for more information.

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9th Street Studios

9th Street Studios is open by appointment only.

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