The mission of the Arts Council is to nurture and strengthen the artistic, cultural, and educational quality of the community and surrounding areas.

Adult Classes & Workshops

Adult Classes and Workshops

We offer adult art classes throughout the year, usually in single-session format.  Most classes are multi-level, suitable for beginners through intermediate / advanced.  We partner with a number of local art teachers who each provide a unique perspective on the process of creating art.

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March 2017
$160.00

CANCELLED: AC/TC: Arts Council Tai Chi

March 28 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on April 4, 2017
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
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Continuing at The Forum: Arts Council Tai Chi! Have you tried all the new workouts and just feel burnt out? Are you wanting to work out but are dealing with arthritis, or are worried about your balance, flexibility and strength? Then join Gary Kingcade for Tai-Chi: an excellent way to exercise without over-taxing your body.  Harvard Medical School says "This gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance, and could be the perfect activity for the rest…

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$45.00

Exploring The World Of Art Bus Trip

March 29 @ 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled art tour!  Start your day with a light continental breakfast at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art and relax on the bus as we head to Oklahoma City. Please arrive at WFMA (2 Eureka Circle, Wichita Falls TX) no later than 7:20 am. 7:00 A.M. WFMA at MSU opens for a continental breakfast. 7:30 A.M. MSU bus leaves from the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. 10:00 A.M. Arrive Oklahoma City Museum of Art for docent…

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April 2017
$85.00

Advanced Stoneware Mosaic Tile with Carol Castro

April 8 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-04-08 10:00 AM and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-04-08 2:00,
and An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Carol Castro will instruct students how to make stoneware tile in a mosaic format from raw ceramic clay for a platform (wood, concrete, backer board) of their choosing using advanced methods. Students may make textured tile, create stamped and relief tiles, turn a photo into a mosaic, use Zentangle to make wild, wacky mosaics, or try your hand at piping clay through a pastry bag onto tile. And that’s just in just the first session! Students will receive tile at…

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$60.00

Artistic Glass Fusing

April 8 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Come experience kiln fired glass! In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous frame are piece. We will explore with different glass elements such as glass powders, frits and stringers. These tiles will be fired at the class. We will have a break to allow the glass to cool and return to finish. Each project will be framed and ready to hang. Supply fee Paid to instructor at time of class $15…

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$66.00

Kaye Franklin Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. Kaye chooses a different subject matter for each of her workshops: landscape, still life, etc.  The class will begin with a two-hour instruction-intensive demonstration of the selected work for the class. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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$45.00

All About Acrylics: April – Windmill

April 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Bring your pals and have a blast in this adult acrylic class. Rachel will teach Beginning to Experienced students the basics of acrylic painting. Don’t be intimidated! Rachel will do step-by-step instructions. This class is BYOW: “bring your own wine”, so bring your favorite adult beverage and prepare to have fun. All supplies are included in the registration fee.

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$35.00

Painting with Prismacolors: Daisies

April 22 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day this year by spending a Saturday with veteran Prismacolor artist Pat Wearth as she leads you through the “pencil painting” process. This is a wonderful class for the artist and non-artist alike, so don’t let the “I-can’t-draw-a-straight-line-syndrome” keep you from enjoying this class! Create beautiful bouquet of daisies, similar to the one pictured in just a few hours! Students need to bring their own prismacolor pencils.  There is an additional supply fee payable to the teacher on…

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May 2017
$66.00

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

May 12 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. Kaye chooses a different subject matter for each of her workshops: landscape, still life, etc.  The class will begin with a two-hour instruction-intensive demonstration of the selected work for the class. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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