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.

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June 2017
FREE

Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

June 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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This Month: music by Brodey West and Reed Donaldson. 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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$80.00

Camp Creativity I

June 5 @ 9:30 AM - June 9 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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3 Camps in 1 – Art, Music & Drama! Our theme this year is transportation. Camp concludes with an art show and play for parents. 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 appropriate instruction that…

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$80.00

Drawing Camp with Arianna

June 12 @ 10:00 AM - June 16 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Campers will learn a variety of drawing techniques and tools. Camp will begin with technique instruction and end with several wonderful art pieces created by your child. 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 appropriate…

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FREE

Studio Saturday!

June 17 @ 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 September 16, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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.  All ages are welcome and the event is FREE! (children must be accompanied by an adult)

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$80.00

Spy Camp

June 19 @ 1:00 PM - June 23 @ 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Art can be full of mysteries! For instance, it is believed that there is music written within Da Vinci's "Last Supper".   Learn how secret messages were hidden in pieces of art and then create your own! 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…

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$80.00

Camp Creativity 2

June 26 @ 9:30 AM - June 30 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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3 Camps in 1 – Art, Music & Drama! Our theme this year is transportation. Camp concludes with an art show and play for parents. 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 appropriate instruction that…

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July 2017
$60.00

Super Hero Art Camp

July 5 @ 1:00 PM - July 7 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Kids will participate in Super Hero Training: not only will they hone their creative super powers, they'll make some fantastic art projects! 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 appropriate instruction that enhances the experiences…

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FREE

Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

July 6 @ 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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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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$90.00

Anime Art Camp: Beginners

July 10 @ 10:00 AM - July 14 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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July 10 - July 14 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Explore the history of anime while learning the basics of drawing faces, expressions, and more! 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 appropriate instruction that…

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$90.00

Anime Art Camp: Advanced (July 10 – 14)

July 10 @ 1:00 PM - July 14 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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For students who have experience drawing anime: Explore the history of anime while learning more advanced drawing techniques in shading, alternate perspective, and more! 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 appropriate instruction that enhances the…

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$100.00

Awesome Glass Camp

July 17 @ 9:30 AM - July 20 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Learn glass etching, fusing and grouting. Campers will work on several different projects each day! Supply fee of $25 payable to the instructor is due on the first day of camp. 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…

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$120.00

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

July 17 @ 12:30 PM - July 21 @ 3:30 PM
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The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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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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$80.00

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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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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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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