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

September 2016

Elementary Art

September 6, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2017

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

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. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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Advanced Youth Art

September 8, 2016 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

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

This class is structured for older students who are ready for more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will study a variety of subjects and materials. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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Youth Drawing

September 12, 2016 @ 4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00am on Monday, repeating until May 29, 2017

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

Each Month youth (ages 9-13) will learn the essentials of drawing in a fun, engaging class. Every class will build skill in line, value, shading and perspective. Each week's lesson will focus on a different subject matter. cost: $10/week, billed monthly (if registering month by month) discounts apply if you register for the entire school year (9 months), please see the class registration page for more details.

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March 2017

Beginners Stoneware Mosaic Tile with Carol Castro

March 4, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 11, 2017

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 18, 2017

An event every 3 weeks that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 25, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$75

Instructor Carol Castro will teach her method of mosaic tile making. Students will learn how to make an original mosaic pattern, roll and cut clay, glaze and set tiles. Students get a choice of making one of three basic patterns in a pine tray that comes in cherry early American or weathered wood finishes. This fast-paced class teaches basic techniques which can be applied later on a larger and even more creative scale. This workshop is divided into four different…

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Fused Glass Jewelry

March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$115.00

Experience the hottest new glass class! Learn to make your own designer fused glass jewelry. Explore the ancient glass techniques while using space age dichroic glass. You will learn glass cutting, layering, full fusing, tack fusing, and wire wrapping. Students will create on average about 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for Christmas gifts!  $30 supply fee payable to instructor at class. There will be a lunch break. There will be a supply fee payable to the instructor at…

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April 2017

Sculpture Garden After Dark

April 6, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us for our first Sculpture Garden After Dark featuring singer/songwriter, Sej Miles. Sculpture Garden After Dark is a relaxed evening on the Kemp grounds in which guests enjoy live music, art, ambiance, and fellowship with other guests. Grab your blanket or bag chair, your favorite bottle of drink (beer or wine only), and your buddy and meet us in the garden!

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CANCELLED: Advanced Stoneware Mosaic Tile with Carol Castro

April 8, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 22, 2017

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until May 6, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$85.00

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED: Carol Castro will instruct students how to make stoneware tile in a mosaic format from raw ceramic clay for a platform (wood, concrete, backer board) of their choosing using advanced methods. Students may make textured tile, create stamped and relief tiles, turn a photo into a mosaic, use Zentangle to make wild, wacky mosaics, or try your hand at piping clay through a pastry bag onto tile. And that’s just in just the first session!…

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Artistic Glass Fusing

April 8, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

Come experience kiln fired glass! In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous frame are piece. We will explore with different glass elements such as glass powders, frits and stringers. These tiles will be fired at the class. We will have a break to allow the glass to cool and return to finish. Each project will be framed and ready to hang. Supply fee Paid to instructor at time of class $15…

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Kaye Franklin Workshop

April 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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Studio Saturday April: Pop In For Easter!

April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

“Pop in for Easter”: A whole new way to decorate Easter Eggs–Bubble Wrap! Paint a fun design on your bubble wrap to transfer to a paper egg. This project has you working in reverse and is a fun way to encourage visual thinking to create a desired end product. 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…

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Garage Sale: Celebrate World Art Day

April 15, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

April 15th is World Art Day and to celebrate we're hosting a garage sale with only art and craft items for sale: paint, yarn, patterns, buttons, canvas... you name it, we've got it!   This is a great opportunity to try your hand at something new without having to spend a lot of money to do so AND you'll be supporting our Education Department at the same time.   All money raised will go to purchase some big ticket items for…

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All About Acrylics: April – Windmill

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Bring your pals and have a blast in this adult acrylic 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”, so bring your favorite adult beverage and prepare to have fun. All supplies are included in the registration fee.

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Painting with Prismacolors: Daisies

April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

Celebrate Earth Day this year by spending 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 from enjoying this class! Create beautiful bouquet of daisies, similar to the one pictured in just a few hours! Students need to bring their own prismacolor pencils.  There is an additional supply fee payable to the teacher on…

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May 2017

Sculpture Garden After Dark

May 4, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

This month featuring Matt Mitchell and Chelsea Toller! Sculpture Garden After Dark is a relaxed evening on the Kemp grounds in which guests enjoy live music, art, ambiance, and fellowship with other guests. Grab your blanket or bag chair, your favorite bottle of drink (beer or wine only), and your buddy and meet us in the garden!

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Sculpture Garden

May 13, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

2017 marks the thirteenth anniversary of the annual Art on the Green Outdoor Sculpture Invitational Exhibit.  This year is will be an opportunity to become reacquainted with our present gallery and to be introduced to new sculptures.   The lawn party will be held in the garden on Saturday, May 13th in the evening.  While you are enjoying the sculptures, visit with the artists, the hors d’oeuvres, live music, and sparkling beverages.   Everyone is invited and reservations are not…

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All About Acrylics: Skull with Roses

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Bring your pals and have a blast in this adult acrylic 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”, so bring your favorite adult beverage and prepare to have fun. All supplies are included in the registration fee.

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Studio Saturday: “May We Have this Dance?” and “Under The Sea”

May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

“May We Have this Dance?”:  Be the Designer! Not only will you get to design the dancer's costume, you also get to decide what the background will be as well. Are they dancing in the city? Maybe in a magical land? The possibilities are endless! "Under The Sea": Create your undersea world any way you want! Is the dolphin jumping through waves? Or the shark swimming quietly beneath the water– it’s your world, create it!  Are you looking for an opportunity…

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ArtZeum: 100 Years And Beyond!

May 26, 2017 - July 23, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

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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June 2017

Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

June 1, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

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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Camp Creativity I

June 5, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - June 9, 2017 @ 12:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80.00

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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Drawing Camp with Arianna

June 12, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - June 16, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80.00

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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Studio Saturday: “View From Our Train”

June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day 17 of the month, repeating until September 16, 2017

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

“View from Our Train”- We’ll daydream about a train trip we’d like to take and then we’ll use scraps of tissue paper to create texture and depth to pictures of what we would see from our train window. 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…

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Spy Camp

June 19, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - June 23, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$80.00

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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July 2017

Super Hero Art Camp

July 5, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - July 7, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

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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Sculpture Garden After Dark / After Hours Artwalk

July 6, 2017 @ 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
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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Anime Art Camp: Beginners

July 10, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - July 14, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$90.00

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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Anime Art Camp: Advanced (July 10 – 14)

July 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - July 14, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$90.00

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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Awesome Glass Camp

July 17, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - July 20, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$100.00

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

July 17, 2017 @ 12:30 PM - July 21, 2017 @ 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
$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, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - August 4, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$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

Studio Saturday

August 19, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

As the new school year looms near, we have many errands to run which leaves less time for reading– cue a good bookmark! These fun items will gladly hold your place until you are ready to pick up where you left off. And who better to trust with such a task then your favorite superhero or troll? Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination and creativity; we'll provide the…

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Beginner Jewelry

August 19, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2017

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

Have you been wanting to make your own jewelry to satisfy the needs of your style but need direction? This beginners jewelry class will cover how to make your own necklace chain by hand, create a pendant of your choice, a set of matching earrings and matching ring. The techniques covered include cold connections, wire wrapping, some wire weaving, the concept behind jewelry design, as well as much more! Student must attend both days of class to complete projects. $10…

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September 2017

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

September 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

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

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Elementary Art

September 5, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2018

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

Ages 5 - 9 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) This class is specially structured for younger elementary age students (5-9 years), 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. (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide with the WFISD school year calendar.  If WFISD is closed for the day, the…

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2017 Mystery Art Submission Deadline

September 6, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

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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Advanced Anime & Manga

September 6, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 23, 2018

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

Ages 9 - 14 Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) 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…

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Advanced Youth Art

September 7, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 24, 2018

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

Ages 10 - 14 Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) This class is structured for older students (10-14) who are ready for slightly more challenging art projects and concepts. Students will have a variety of subjects and materials. (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide with the WFISD school year calendar.  If WFISD is closed for the day, the class will not be held.)

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Stroll N Roll 2017

September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE
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Youth Drawing

September 11, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

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

Ages 9 - 13 Mondays, 4:00 - 5:00 cost: $10/week, billed monthly (registration is by the month) 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. *If you're a beginner in anime and manga, please sign up for this class and indicate your interest in anime when you register* (NOTE: Classes are scheduled to coincide…

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Studio Saturday: September – Can’t Resist Sunflowers!

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Tired of just using crayons to create your masterpieces? Then stop by and try a chalk pastel glue resist drawing! A fun way to add texture to any drawing, so drop on by and channel your inner Van Gogh! Join us for a fun, family oriented art project! All ages are welcome and the event is FREE! (children must be accompanied by an adult). Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide…

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All About Acrylics: Sunflower Field

September 21, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45

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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Art Glass Fusing

September 23, 2017 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

Come experience kiln fired glass. In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous framed art piece. We will explore with different glass elements such as glass powders, frits and stringers. These tiles will be fired at the class. We will have a break to allow the glass to cool and return to finish. Each project will be framed and ready to hang. There will be a 2 hour break. $15 supply fee…

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Painting With Prismacolor: Pumpkin & Sunflower

September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

Warm sun and crisp air are brought to mind with this delightful fall picture. 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 from enjoying this class. Students need to bring their own Prismacolor pencils, and there is a $5 supply fee payable to the teacher on the day of class for the…

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Mystery Art Fest

September 29, 2017 - October 27, 2017
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

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

Gallery Talk: Wichita Falls Poetry Society

October 5, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join Dr. Lynn Hoggard and the Wichita Falls Poetry Society for a lively discussion on ekphrastic poetry: poetry inspired by a piece of art. Poetry Society members have each chosen a piece from the Mystery Art exhibit and written an poem. Stop by to learn more about this fascinating form of poetry.

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Cancelled: Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

October 6, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

this class has been cancelled Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil/ acrylic or pastel art students.

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Fused Glass Jewelry

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$115.00

Experience the hottest new glass class! Learn to make your own designer fused glass jewelry. Explore the ancient glass techniques while using space age dichroic glass. You will learn glass cutting, layering, full fusing, tack fusing, and wire wrapping. Students will create on average 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for gifts! $30 supply fee payable to instructor at class There will be a lunch break

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Cancelled: Which Witch Would You Wish?

October 7, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$55

This class has been cancelled.  Check back for new class listings. Spooky, sweet or mean ol’ hag,/You better be ready with a candy bag./The mini witch hat will perfect your disguise, /Who’s under that hat? It’s a surprise! Construct and decorate your own tiny or towering witch hat with all supplies and instruction provided by Marianne Lewis, milliner and owner of Charming Lady Designs handmade millinery and handbags. Each participant will be provided with the materials and fabric needed for…

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CANCELLED: Introduction to Porcelain Art with Cynthia Pinnell

October 7, 2017 @ 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
$75.00

This class has been cancelled.  Check back to see new class listings. 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…

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AUDITIONS: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

October 8, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

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

Auditions for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! by Barbara Robinson Sunday, October 8th from 2pm-5pm and Monday, October 9th from 6pm-8:30pm The director requests you attend both days, if possible. Roles available: 2 to 4 Adult Males Ages: late 20’s to 50 6 Adult Females Ages: late 20’s to mid-60’s 8 Boys Ages: 7 to 15 9 Girls Ages: 7 to 14 Please bring a list of your conflicts to auditions. (Conflicts are dates and times of any activity or…

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Art On Tap: Exploring Anime

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us in the Mystery Art gallery for an exploration of anime drawing.

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Art On Tap: Mystery Spirits

October 19, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us for a special Art On Tap, where you can taste-test spirits and champagnes! (Must be 21+)

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All About Acrylics – Christmas Cross

October 19, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45

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

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

It’s that time of the year- when costumes and candy crowd our minds! Stop on by and add some cute sponge painted bats to your holiday décor! 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…

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Anime Lessons for Adults

October 23, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2017

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

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 from 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 you a choice of what mediums you would like to use in class, and…

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Art on Tap: Home Brew

October 26, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

Join us for Art On Tap Thursday with specialty home brew taste-tests from brewer Jim McElvain.

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Mystery Art Fest Live Auction

October 27, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

The Mystery Art Festival Live Auction on October 27, 2017 will have a gallery of artistry of all kinds of concepts, content, and creativity.  Make your plans now to attend this exciting evening of mystery and take a chance in finding a masterpiece among many that would be perfect for you.  Visit the gallery the entire month of October and support the efforts of the many artists of our community.

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November 2017

Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

November 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until January 5, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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Surface Design on Cloth

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25.00

In this class, you will learn the basis of surface on cloth design working with thick and thin fabric paints, sharpie markers, pastel dye sticks and dye infused tissue paper. We will explore techniques for using stamps, stencil and free form design working on cotton, rayon and silk. You will use the techniques you learn to create your own designer silk scarf at the end of the class. This is a three-hour workshop and all materials are provided. There's a…

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Mystery Art Fest Artist Signing Party

November 9, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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Fluid Acrylic Painting

November 11, 2017 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$65.00

Come create colorful works of art with movement and abstract designs.  Debbie Malone will walk us through several acrylic poured painting techniques that bring out organic cells of color. Class time is 3hrs There is a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor

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Studio Saturday

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

What better time of year to look back on what you’ve done and look forward to what you’ll do! Celebrate your success with a time capsule– a variety of small projects will be tucked inside and if you’d like you can bring a small memento of the year to include as well. These will go home with you to be opened 13 months from now! Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You…

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Christmas At The Kemp

November 18, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

Celebrate Christmas after our monthly Studio Saturday event. We'll have art projects, plus a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, refreshments, and a movie. All activities are free of charge.* Help us celebrate Christmas coming to downtown Wichita Falls! *Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Small Business Saturday @ The Kemp!

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

The holidays are coming very soon and the shopping time will upon us.  The Kemp will be hosting a Small Business Saturday event, featuring many local and regional artists.  Stop in to find that perfect artistic gift!

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December 2017

Cancelled: Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

December 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

This class has been cancelled.   Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint…

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

December 1, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$7.00

Synopsis (from Samuel French Co.): In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history.  You won’t believe the mayhem -and the fun- when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on. This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States.  Ticket prices $7.00 adults (16…

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Fabric Collage

December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$25.00

In this class, you will learn the basics of collage, include design and layout, methods of fusing fabrics and embellishment techniques. You will be working with hand dyed and silk fabrics to create your collage. You will then be able to further enhance your masterpiece with stamping, couching, embroidery, beading and incorporating found objects. This is a three-hour workshop and you will complete a 14” x 14” piece that can be framed or used as a pillow top. There is…

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

December 3, 2017 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$7.00

Synopsis (from Samuel French Co.): In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history.  You won’t believe the mayhem -and the fun- when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on. This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States.  Ticket prices $7.00 adults (16…

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

December 4, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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One event on December 3, 2017 at 2:30pm

One event on December 4, 2017 at 7:30pm

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$7.00

Synopsis (from Samuel French Co.): In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history.  You won’t believe the mayhem -and the fun- when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on. This delightful comedy is adapted from the best-selling Young Adult book, and has become a holiday staple for groups across the United States.  Ticket prices $7.00 adults (16…

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Cancelled: Roaring 20’s Headband

December 9, 2017 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$55.00

This class has been cancelled. Roaring 20’s style headpiece to celebrate 100 Roaring Years and the Kemp Karnevale. These are the fashions that changed American Women forever- cropped hair, short skirts, spangles, feathers and maybe the glimpse of a knee! Join us for a workshop creating your own Early 20th century style headband. Two styles will be available: party crazed flapper forehead band or the more refined over the head style- both are flattering on everyone! There will be tons…

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Studio Saturday

December 16, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

If you could put anything on your Christmas Tree that would tell the world all about you– what would you put? Star Wars items? Pictures of your pets? Favorite dollies? Books? Bicycles? Stars and Outer Space? Here’s your chance to decorate a tree just the way you want it! 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…

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CANCELLED: All About Acrylics- Snowman with Red Birds

December 21, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

We apologize, this class has been cancelled. Please check the calendar for upcoming classes with Rachel! 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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January 2018

Cancelled: Kaye Franklin Painting Workshop

January 5, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

Please note this workshop has been cancelled.  Please call the Kemp for information on other workshops and classes. Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an…

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Zentangles!

January 6, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35.00

After a crazy holiday season, it always helps to take a moment and center yourself. This class is an easy-to-learn drawing class designed to be relaxing, creative and fun. Learn the basics of structured patterns and how to create your own designs. You are able to create beautiful designs with no preconceived idea of a final result and relax as your art takes form. Students need to provide: Fine line black markers (Prismacolor, Zig or Sharpie) in sizes 08,05,03,01 (these…

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14th Annual Kemp Karnevale

January 13, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$50 – $65

Tickets are on sale now! This year celebrate “A Roaring 100 Years” with The Kemp.  We’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of building in all it’s glory.  Get out your best 1918 hat or jump forward a decade and break out that flapper dress!  Click the link to learn more about all the good things this event supports throughout the year.

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All About Acrylics! – Heart With Wings

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month's painting is "Heart With Wings". This class is BYOW, bring your own wine!  All supplies are included.

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Cancelled: Coffee Creations

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$30.00

This class has been cancelled. Create some great cards and pictures work framing with some pizaaazzz and java!!!! Classes are approx. 2-3 hours in length and students will take home two-three completed cards or paintings. All the supplies are provided.

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Studio Saturday

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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! This month celebrates the masks of Venice, Italy. Masks are a fun way to pretend to be someone else or to help tell stories! Kick off 2018 by making a mask of your own to help tell your story. Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination…

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Mixed Media Madness!

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$50.00

Learn to use different media, combine lots of embellishments and photos to create a one of a kind masterpiece. Students need to bring a 4x6 or 5x7 photo that they wish to add to their creation.  All supplies are provided. Classes are approx 3-4 hours long and students will complete the project in one class.

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February 2018

Painting with Kaye Franklin

February 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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CANCELLED: Beginner Stoneware Mosaic Tile

February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 10, 2018

An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2018

An event every 4 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 10, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$75.00

This class has been cancelled. Learn how to make your own mosaic tiles from raw clay! Instructor Carol Castro will teach her method of mosaic tile making. Students will learn how to make an original mosaic pattern, roll and cut clay, glaze and set tiles. Students get a choice of making one of three basic patterns in a pine tray that comes in cherry early American or weathered wood finishes. The fast-paced class teaches basic techniques which can be applied…

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All About Acrylics!

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month’s painting is "Spring Tree Landscape". This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included.

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Studio Saturday

February 17, 2018 @ 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 22, 2018

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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Art Glass Fusing Class

February 17, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

Come experience kiln fired glass. In this class, you will create 3 fused glass tiles that come together as one fabulous framed art piece. We will explore with different glass elements such as glass powders, frits and stringers. These tiles will be fired at the class. We will have a break to allow the glass to cool and return to finish. Each project will be framed and read to hang. 10:30am-3:30pm with a 2-hour break There is a $15 supply…

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March 2018

Cancelled: Snow Scene on Porcelain Tile

March 1, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

This class has been cancelled. The focus for the class will be on learning to mix china paint and practicing porcelain art techniques. We will each be creating a snow scene on porcelain tile.  All supplies will be provided.  This is a kiln-fired art. All firing will be done by the teacher. Meet our newest instructor: Cynthia Pinnell received her BA from West Texas State University, and her Masters of Teaching, Minor in Art from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She…

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Cancelled: Painting with Kaye Franklin

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

This class has been cancelled. Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the…

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Cancelled: Stained Glass w/ Cynthia Cummings

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$175.00

This class has been cancelled. Learn the copper Foil Method used by Louis Tiffany.  Classes run over 4 days at 4 hours per class. Students will complete a beginner piece of artwork that they will be able to take home on either the third or fourth class. Class includes all materials, tool usage, supplies and glass. No students under the age of 15 due to sharp hazards. Please note, there will be no class during Spring Break week

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Fused Glass Jewelry Class

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$115.00

Experience the hottest new glass class! Learn to make your own designer fused glass jewelry. Explore the ancient glass techniques while using space age dichroic glass. You will learn glass cutting, layering, full fusing, tack fusing, and wire wrapping. Students will create on average about 6-8 pieces depending on the size. Great for gifts! There will be a $30.00 supply fee (payable to instructor at start of class). There will be a lunch break.

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Studio Saturday – March: Cherry Blossom Festival

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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! March: Every year, there is a month long celebration in Washington D.C. called the Cherry Blossom Festival. Join us as we celebrate too by making our own cherry blossom branches– we’ll even experience writing in Japanese! Are you looking for an opportunity for your children to explore their creative side? You provide the imagination and creativity; we'll…

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April 2018

Sculpture Garden After Dark

April 5, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

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 amoungst our artwork in the Sculpture Garden! TONIGHT'S PERFORMANCE by RPS Acoustic Band (formerly Country Clash!) If it rains, we'll be inside in the Great Hall.  Stop in and enjoy some…

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Painting with Kaye Franklin

April 6, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until July 6, 2018

One event on August 10, 2018 at 10:00am

The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the morning project demonstrated by Kaye…

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Painting with Prismacolor: Chickadee

April 7, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$35

Chickadee: Who hasn't looked out their window at such a cutie and thought, “I wish I could see that cute, little fluffball every day!” Well, now you can! 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 from enjoying this class. Students need to bring their own prismacolor pencils, and there is a…

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CANCELLED: All About Acrylics: Pots of Geraniums

April 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

-CANCELLED-   Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month’s painting is "Pots of Geraniums". This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included.

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Floral Mosaic Class

April 21, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$50.00

Learn the art of Mosaics in this one-day class. In this class you will design a one of a kind floral design panel that will look like a stained glass window when completed. Project size is approximately 8 x 10 and is created using traditional stained glass on clear glass. Some class cutting or nipping used. Come have a day of fun and explore your creativeness! $15 supply fee (payable to the instructor at the beginning of class)

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May 2018

Sculpture Garden After Dark

May 3, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States

TONIGHT we'll be indoors, since the ground is still squishy from all the rain! Stop by and listen to the great music! May 3rd concert lineup: Fain Elementary Choir will start 6pm and sing for about 30 minutes Oratorio Choir from MSU will take the stage between 6:45-7:00 and sing for about an hour 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…

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Cancelled: Painting with Kaye Franklin

May 4, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$66.00

This class has been cancelled. Join noted Graham artist Kaye Franklin for her instructional class for intermediate to advanced level oil /acrylic or pastel art. 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. Class will break for lunch (on your own) then return for an afternoon of student painting under Kaye's guidance. Students may elect to paint the…

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Sculpture Garden Juried Exhibit

May 12, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
FREE

2018 marks the 14th anniversary of the annual Art on the Green Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit. This year will be the first time the exhibit is juried. The juror is acclaimed artist Isaac Duncan from Chattanooga, TN. Artists from across the country and around the world will be eligible to enter and artwork will be installed for a full year, making this a unique exhibit in the state of Texas. Our Artists' Reception lawn party will be held in the garden…

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All About Acrylics: Geraniums

May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$45.00

Rachel will teach beginning to experienced students the basics of acrylic painting.  Don't be intimidated: Rachel will do step-by-step instructions that everyone can follow and enjoy, from beginner to experienced painters. This month’s painting is "Pots of Geraniums". This class is BYOW, bring your own wine! All supplies are included.

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Studio Saturday: Ghana

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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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CANCELLED: Quick Start to Stained Glass

May 19, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
The Kemp, 1300 Lamar
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
$60.00

Come learn the basics of stained glass while creating a lovely stained glass suncatcher. Learn the art of glass cutting, grinding, copper foiling, soldering, and patina. Each student will create their own design using stained glass, glass nuggets and wire. All tools will be provided during class. Bring a snack or a lunch. Supply Fee: $15 cash-paid to class instructor at class.

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