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January 2019

Studio Saturday: All About Artists

January 19 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination and creativity; we’ll provide the art supplies! Our monthly Studio Saturday event is free of charge. Drop in for a few minutes or the full two hours, we have a fun and artful project to work on each month. This year our theme is "All About Artists".  Each month we'll be investigating a different artist and their world-famous artwork.  We’ll get to know…

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Painting with Prismacolor: Blue Butterfly

January 19 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35

Who can resist the symbolism of a butterfly? During the cold month of January, when you just can't wait for butterflies to reappear, you can beat Mother Nature and start drawing your own. These make a lovely card or is suitable for framing. 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…

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2019 Karnevale | USO: Honoring Our Military – A 1940’s Dance Event

January 19 @ 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$50 – $65

Join us for the 15th Annual Karnevale: Journey Back to the 1940s & Party Like a GI Tickets are $50 through January 9, $65 from January 10 through January 15. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS Live USO Entertainment! Experience an Authentic USO Musical Re-enactment! Directed by: Chris Estes & Luke Draper Enjoy Live Dance Performances by Dance Etc. “Swing & Jive” to Music by: Laura & Jason Mayfield Spirits Enjoy Beer & Wine from our USO bar or bring your…

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Memories in the Making

January 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

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

Memories in the Making: Where Art Meets Alzheimer’s Learn how to bring the joy of creative self-expression to someone with memory loss. Memories in the Making, the Alzheimer’s Association art program for people with dementia, is a weekly one-hour art session where caregiver and loved one can take a moment to enjoy the creative release of watercolor painting. While loved ones work on their paintings, caregivers are there to capture any stories the art brings forward. All are welcome.   No…

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Elementary Art

January 22 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10

TUESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 5-9 This class is specially structured for younger elementary age students, with fun and educational activities that will develop skills, interest in and awareness of a wide range of art. Students have the opportunity to explore drawing, painting, sculpting, and glass art. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH. DISCOUNT: $30/month if you register for the whole year and register by September 3rd

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Beginning Anime

January 22 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 21, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10

TUESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-14 This class focuses on Original Character Development. You will learn to draw them from multiple angles, then properly color & ink. Different mediums will be used as you progress toward learning how to storyboard and panel your very own manga! Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH. ***PORTFOLIO REVIEW: IF POSSIBLE, the instructor would like each NEW STUDENT to bring in a few samples of their artwork.  This is so she can get an…

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Advanced Anime & Manga

January 23 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 22, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10.00

WEDNESDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-18 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 in 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 the students a choice of what mediums they would like…

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Advanced Youth Art

January 24 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 16, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$10.00

THURSDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 10-14 This class is structured for older students who are ready for slightly more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will have a variety of subjects and materials. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH. ***PORTFOLIO REVIEW: IF POSSIBLE, the instructor would like each NEW STUDENT to bring in a few samples of their artwork.  This is so she can get an immediate feel for where they're at in their learning and can custom-tailor the…

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Youth Drawing

January 28 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 20, 2019

$10.00

MONDAYS, 4-5pm AGES 9-13 Each Month kids will learn the essentials of drawing in a fun, engaging class. Every class will build skill in line, value, shading and perspective. Each week will focus on a different subject matter. Please note that class is registered BY THE MONTH. ***PORTFOLIO REVIEW: IF POSSIBLE, the instructor would like each NEW STUDENT to bring in a few samples of their artwork.  This is so she can get an immediate feel for where they're at…

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A Taste for Music: Classical Music Appreciation for Kids (K – Grade 2)

January 29 @ 3:40 PM - 4:15 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:40pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 2019

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$80

Sponsored by the Christian Classics Society Taught by Barbara Kavanaugh Tuesdays, 3:40 pm to 4:15 pm This class is for children ages Kindergarten through Grade 2.  For older children please see our class for ages Grade 3 through Grade 5. SPRING SESSION 1 (7 weeks) Composer: Mozart Instruments: Piano / Stringed Theory: Solfège, Rhythm, Movement World Music: Songs from Western Europe LEARNING OBJECTIVES & SKILLS Inspire a love for beauty and fine arts Expose children to master composers and culture…

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A Taste for Music: Classical Music Appreciation for Kids (Grade 3 – Grade 5)

January 29 @ 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 12, 2019

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$80.00

Sponsored by the Christian Classics Society Taught by Barbara Kavanaugh Tuesdays, 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm This class is for children ages Grade 3 through Grade 5.  For younger children please see our class for ages Kindergarten through Grade 2. SPRING SESSION 1 (7 weeks) Composer: Mozart Instruments: Piano / Stringed Theory: Solfège, Rhythm, Movement World Music: Songs from Western Europe LEARNING OBJECTIVES & SKILLS Inspire a love for beauty and fine arts Expose children to master composers and culture…

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February 2019

Palette To Palate: Danielle Janecek

February 4 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$50.00

Join us for our next Palette to Palate featuring the mixed media paintings of Danielle Janecek.  Hosted in the Galleria At The Forum, Palette to Palate allows you to enjoy a relaxed meal, check out the latest exhibit and meet the artist, all in the beautiful setting of the gallery. This month we’re please to pair our gallery exhibit with the gourmet artistry of Julie Spence from Gidget's.  Julie's meals provide a unique and charming combination of flavors that is…

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Studio Saturday: All About Artists

February 16 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

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

Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination and creativity; we’ll provide the art supplies! Our monthly Studio Saturday event is free of charge. Drop in for a few minutes or the full two hours, we have a fun and artful project to work on each month. This year our theme is "All About Artists".  Each month we'll be investigating a different artist and their world-famous artwork.  We’ll get to know…

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Arts Alive Home & Garden Festival

February 23 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 11:00am

MPEC – Ray Clymer Exhibition Hall, 000 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$6 – $8

See our full Home & Garden event page for details!

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Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival

February 23 @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 11:00am

MPEC – Ray Clymer Exhibition Hall, 000 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$6 – $8

FEBRUARY 23 & 24, 2019 What is Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival? Arts Alive! Home & Garden Festival is a gathering of businesses from our regional community, Member Organizations of the Arts Council, and local artists. They all come together under one very large roof to provide education on creating a better home, a beautiful garden… and enriching our lives through art. Vendors come to this event from Wichita Falls and the surrounding region to present their products and services.…

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