The mission of the Arts Council is to nurture and strengthen the artistic, cultural, and educational quality of the community and surrounding areas.

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The Kemp

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1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
(940) 767-2787

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May 2017

ArtZeum: 100 Years And Beyond!

May 26 - July 23
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Kemp building, our ArtZeum Interactive Kids' Exhibit will bring to life the history of the railroad in Wichita Falls! Join us for a fun-filled hands-on experience. Learn about art, poetry, music, and the amazing history of trains in North Texas. The NorthLight is on the first floor of The Kemp Center building located at 1300 Lamar, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Call for further information: 940-767-2787 or email galleries@kempcenter.org

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July 2017

Drama Camp (July 17-21 & 24-28)

July 24 @ 12:30 PM - July 28 @ 3:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Monday, repeating until July 28, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$120.00

Campers will learn all aspects of Theatre Arts, from audition to production, culminating in a performance for friends and family on the last day of camp. Campers must attend both weeks of camp to participate. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and…

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Painting Camp

July 31 @ 10:00 AM - August 4 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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$80.00

Paint like the Great Masters!  Study with local artist Kim Ward as we take a close look at the different styles of some of our favorite Master Artists. Campers will receive an "I Art The Arts Council" t-shirt with their registration. The Arts Council strives to be inclusive and as such, we welcome special needs children.  Please be sure to contact our education coordinator regarding any special needs your child might have and we will make every effort to provide…

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August 2017

Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

August 3 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 5, 2017

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

Sculpture Garden After Dark is a family-friendly, pet-friendly stop as part of the After Hours Artwalk of Downtown. Hop a trolley, take a stroll, or drive down to experience this art and ambiance for yourself. Bring your own blanket, bag chair, and buddy and come listen to live music amongst our artwork in the Sculpture Garden! BYOB (beer and wine only)—picnics welcomed!

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September 2017

2017 Mystery Art Submission Deadline

September 6
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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This is the last chance to submit artwork for the 2017 Mystery Art Fest!   Artwork must be dry and stretched canvases must be painted on the sides.  Artwork may be dropped at The Kemp up to 5:00 pm. Guidelines can be found here.

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Mystery Art Fest

September 29 - October 27
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Mystery Art is an annual exhibit by local and regional artist of all levels. The artwork is donated by the artist and their name and the title of the work is hidden and becomes a mystery. Artwork is displayed in the NorthLight Gallery. Throughout the course of the exhibit, interested patrons may bid for artwork in silent auction.  If a piece meets the highest silent auction bid possible it goes to live auction on the night of Mystery Art Fest.  During the…

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October 2017

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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