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November 2019

Class: The Making of Gifts – Necklaces

November 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$45.00

Date: November 23 Time: 12 pm - 3 pm Cost: $45 (+$15 supply fee) Would you like to make something unique and one-of-a-kind for a special someone this Christmas? Each class in this series will focus on a different piece of jewelry including bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and rings. You'll learn different wire wrapping techniques so you can continue to create more jewelry throughout the year. We'll also have enough time to make something for you to cherish and remember as…

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Christmas At The Kemp

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Who’s coming to town?  Santa Claus!

Christmas At The Kemp is Christmas party for all the children of Wichita Falls, open free of charge to the public.

This year it’s “The Night Before Christmas” that celebrates all of the magic and excitement this night can bring to a child.  Join us to make art projects, enjoy entertainment and share delicious refreshments.

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Class: Let’s Get Knotty! – Knitting Basics

November 25, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$40

Learn the basics of knitting—how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind of.  These basic skills will allow you to knit a variety of projects.  This is a great class for anyone who's ever been interested in learning how to knit... including older teens!

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CLOSED: Thanksgiving

November 27, 2019 - November 29, 2019

The Arts Council buildings will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday to celebrate Thanksgiving.
We will be open regular business hours on Saturday and Sunday.

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Small Business Saturday at The Kemp

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

Help us celebrate local artistry by shopping local with community artists and artisans. 

Our indoor shopping fair will feature artwork for sale from a big variety of artists, so you're sure to find something to suit everyone!

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December 2019

Kaye Franklin Workshop

December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66

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

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.

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Class: Christmas Tree Necklace

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$40

Kick off the holidays right by learning beading techniques with Tamara Allison of Vanishing Pearl by making a Christmas Tree Necklace! What a fun gift to give someone for the holidays or to save for yourself so you'll always be in the Holiday Spirit!

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Class: The Making of Gifts – Necklaces, Bracelets, Earrings and Rings!

December 7, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

This class covers all the techniques in the first three workshops in a faster-paced setting!

Would you like to make something unique and one-of-a-kind for a special someone this Christmas?

Each class in this series will focus on a different piece of jewelry including bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and rings. You'll learn different wire wrapping techniques so you can continue to create more jewelry throughout the year. We'll also have enough time to make something for you to cherish and remember as well!

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Class: Holly-bana – Holiday Themed Ikebana

December 8, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66

i*ke*ba*na : noun- the art of Japanese flower arranging that emphasizes form and balance. 
This traditional art form dates back to the 7th century when floral offerings were made at altars, and has grown over time to include over 1,000 different schools in Japan and abroad. 

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Christmas Tour of Homes

December 10, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$20.00

Date: November 10, 2019 Time: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Locations: The Forum and 6 Local Homes (see list below) The Arts Council is once again proud to partner with the Senior-Junior Forum of Wichita Falls on the 40th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes.  This favorite holiday tradition provides guests the opportunity to view six beautiful homes all “decked out” for Christmas in Wichita Falls. There will also be a hot chocolate bar at The Forum sponsored by Jacksboro National…

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Class: Advanced Silk Painting

December 14, 2019 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$30

In this class you'll learn the Gutta Serti method of painting on silk. We'll also investigate using water color techniques, working with resists, and creating special effects. You'll complete a small painting by the end of class.

Supply fee of $35 should be paid directly to the teacher on the day of class.

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An Improvised Christmas – Backdoor Theatre Improv

December 16, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on December 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM

The Forum, 2120 Speedway Ave
Wichita Falls, TX 76308 United States
$5 – $12

Join us for Christmas-themed, family-friendly improv with the Backdoor Theatre Improv Troupe. It'll be two hours of holiday silliness to help kick off the season!

This event is BYOB: feel free to bring in your own beverages and food.  Or stop by the concession stand to support the Wichita Adult Literacy Council this holiday season with your purchase!

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Memories in the Making

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 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.

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Studio Saturday: All About Artists

December 21, 2019 @ 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.

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CLOSED: Christmas

December 24, 2019 - December 25, 2019

The Arts Council buildings will be closed to celebrate Christmas: Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25.

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