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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September 2017

Exploring The World Of Art Bus Tour

September 20 @ 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
WFMA, 2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, TX United States
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$45

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 Dallas. Please arrive at WFMA (2 Eureka Circle, Wichita Falls TX) no later than 7:20 am. 7:45 A.M. WFMA at MSU opens for a continental breakfast. 8:15 A.M. MSU bus leaves from the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. 10:45 A.M. Docent tour at Nasher Sculpture Center, 2D/3D, explains how…

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All About Acrylics: Sunflower Field

September 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$45

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! All supplies are included.

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Art Glass Fusing

September 23 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$60.00

Come experience kiln fired glass. In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous framed art 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. There will be a 2 hour break. $15 supply fee…

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Painting With Prismacolor: Pumpkin & Sunflower

September 23 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$35.00

Warm sun and crisp air are brought to mind with this delightful fall picture. Spend 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. Students need to bring their own Prismacolor pencils, and there is a $5 supply fee payable to the teacher on the day of class for the…

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Candy Champagne Bar & Shimmer Painting Party

September 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
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$45.00

Join us for a one of a kind Sweet Event! We will be painting the fading shimmer dots on glass- YOU choose the glass style and the color! Glass Options: Champagne Flute, Wine Glass, or Stemless Wine Glass Color Options: Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow We provide all the materials needed to paint your amazing glass- you will also have the option to add Swarovski Crystals for a small additional fee. THERE WILL BE A COMPLIMENTARY CANDY CHAMPAGNE & MIMOSA…

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October 2017

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

October 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil/ acrylic or pastel art students.

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Fused Glass Jewelry

October 7 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$115.00

Experience the hottest new glass class! Learn to make your own designer fused glass jewelry. Explore the ancient glass techniques while using space age dichroic glass. You will learn glass cutting, layering, full fusing, tack fusing, and wire wrapping. Students will create on average 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for gifts! $30 supply fee payable to instructor at class There will be a lunch break

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Which Witch Would You Wish?

October 7 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$55

Spooky, sweet or mean ol’ hag,/You better be ready with a candy bag./The mini witch hat will perfect your disguise, /Who’s under that hat? It’s a surprise! Construct and decorate your own tiny or towering witch hat with all supplies and instruction provided by Marianne Lewis, milliner and owner of Charming Lady Designs handmade millinery and handbags. Each participant will be provided with the materials and fabric needed for the hat construction plus a bountiful array of spooky, sweet, creepy,…

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Introduction to Porcelain Art with Cynthia Pinnell

October 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$75.00

Join our newest instructor Cynthia Pinnell as she leads you through Porcelain Art.  When you are finished you’ll have completed three projects: A 4x4 inch tile A small covered box A hand mirror Class takes place over four days: Saturday, October 7, 14, 21 & 28 The focus for the class will be on learning to mix china paint and practicing porcelain art techniques.  The main subject will be wildflowers.  This is a kiln-fired art.  All firing will be done…

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AC/TC: Arts Council Tai Chi

October 16 @ 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
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$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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All About Acrylics

October 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$45

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! All supplies are included.

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