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January 2019

Basic Dye Techniques

January 5, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25

Learn basic fabric dying including ice dying, sun dying and shibori. Supply fee: $15 all supplies included in kit, students may also bring an all-cotton tee shirt if they want to dye one.

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Decorative Soldering Class

January 12, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60

Take your soldering to the next level. Learn to perfect your soldering skills and also learn to create decorative designs elements to adorn your stained-glass projects. Bring your own 60/40 solder or purchase at class. Bring a snack or sack lunch and drink. Supply Fee: $10 Paid to instructor at beginning of class (no credit cards).

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Story By Story Workshop: Quanah Session

January 12, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
3Rivers Ballroom, 210 South Main Street
Quanah, Texas
FREE

Whether you call it “History” or “Herstory” make sure Texas knows YOUR story! This session will be held at The 3Rivers Ballroom in Quanah (210 S. Main, Quanah Texas). Join the Arts Council in collecting stories to submit to the Bullock Museum– Texas Story Project in Austin. Master storyteller Mike Cox will give a presentation on crafting an attention-grabbing story and work with participants and their real-life examples to help polish and refine individual stories. We’ll also walk you through all the…

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Story by Story Workshop: Wichita Falls session

January 13, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
FREE

Whether you call it “History” or “Herstory” make sure Texas knows YOUR story! This session will be held at The Kemp in Wichita Falls. Join the Arts Council in collecting stories to submit to the Bullock Museum– Texas Story Project in Austin. Master storyteller Mike Cox will give a presentation on crafting an attention-grabbing story and work with participants and their real-life examples to help polish and refine individual stories. We’ll also walk you through all the steps needed to prepare…

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Opening Reception: Thorpe Griner in the NorthLight

January 17, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us for the opening of "The Invisible Light: An Exhibition of Infrared Photographs" by Thorpe Griner. Currently living in Denton, Texas, Thorpe is a graduate of Midwestern State University.  His passion for photography began during college and has expanded from there.  His latest work includes "Project IR", infrared landscapes showing what is hidden just beyond our vision. As always, Arts Council exhibits are open free to the public during all building business hours.

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All About Acrylics

January 17, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on December 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on January 17, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45

Join Rachel Liles, owner of “How Great Thou Art” painting studio, for this fun-filled all-levels 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! All supplies are included.

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Studio Saturday

January 19, 2019 @ 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, happening 12 times

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

NEW this year, we are creating an Art Passport, each Studio Saturday you attend will bring a new stamp in your passport book! 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.…

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Painting with Prismacolor: Blue Butterfly

January 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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February 2019

Arts Alive Home & Garden Festival

February 23, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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May 2019

Sculpture Garden Opening Reception

May 11, 2019
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

View the 15th Annual Sculpture Garden juried artwork!  Details on this event will be posted soon.

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