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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November 2017

Anime Lessons for Adults

November 20 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

Do you have a love for anime and manga and a drive to become a better artist? This class focuses on Original Character development of your characters, where you will learn to draw them from multiple angles and properly color and ink your art in order to lead you in the direction of writing your own manga!  Several mediums will be taught in order to give you a choice of what mediums you would like to use in class, and…

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AC/TC: Arts Council Tai Chi

November 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until November 22, 2017

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$150.00

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 of your life." -12/4/2015 Harvard Health Publications. Come…

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Exploring The World Of Art Bus Tour

November 29 @ 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
$45.00

8:00   Museum opens for a continental breakfast. 8:30   MSU bus leaves from the Wichita Falls Museum of Art 10:45   Docent tour at Amon Carter Museum, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art, a major exhibition exploring the multifaceted meanings of outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early 19th century to World War II. 12:15   Lunch on your own at Kimbell or Modern Museum in time for 2:00   Docent tour at Kimbell Art Museum, Casanova:…

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December 2017

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

December 1 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until January 5, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

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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Fabric Collage

December 2 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25.00

In this class, you will learn the basics of collage, include design and layout, methods of fusing fabrics and embellishment techniques. You will be working with hand dyed and silk fabrics to create your collage. You will then be able to further enhance your masterpiece with stamping, couching, embroidery, beading and incorporating found objects. This is a three-hour workshop and you will complete a 14” x 14” piece that can be framed or used as a pillow top. There is…

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Roaring 20’s Headband

December 9 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$55.00

Roaring 20’s style headpiece to celebrate 100 Roaring Years and the Kemp Karnevale. These are the fashions that changed American Women forever- cropped hair, short skirts, spangles, feathers and maybe the glimpse of a knee! Join us for a workshop creating your own Early 20th century style headband. Two styles will be available: party crazed flapper forehead band or the more refined over the head style- both are flattering on everyone! There will be tons of feathers, sparkles, appliques, beads…

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January 2018

Zentangles!

January 6, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

After a crazy holiday season, it always helps to take a moment and center yourself. This class is an easy-to-learn drawing class designed to be relaxing, creative and fun. Learn the basics of structured patterns and how to create your own designs. You are able to create beautiful designs with no preconceived idea of a final result and relax as your art takes form. Students need to provide: Fine line black markers (Prismacolor, Zig or Sharpie) in sizes 08,05,03,01 (these…

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