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Linda Wilson, Chair of the WFMA advisory board, looks at the drawings, Jan. 19.

WFMA closes steamroller exhibit

Madisyn Butler January 26, 2024

The Wichita Falls Museum of Arts closed its community exhibit “Making the Cut” on Friday, Jan. 19. The closing reception featured pieces created by multiple middle and high school students from...

A visitor to the Boom to Bust exhibit watches a showing of Manhatta, a film by Charles Sheeler and Paul Strand, Oct. 20.

From boom to bust: interdisciplinary education through art and literature

A. DeFore, Reporter October 21, 2022

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art presented its latest art exhibit Thursday night. The museum brought 25 different artworks into conversation with one another ranging from the 1920s through the 1940s. Each...

Theatre and english major Rachel Shipley is the Women’s Stand Council Coordinator for MOSAIC.

A woman of many organizations: Rachel Shipley

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor January 28, 2022

Rachel Shipley from Rowlett, Texas said she had a few options when deciding which college she would attend. Wanting to study theatre, Shipley was able to perform her caracal in front of over 200 college...

Author, Carl Hoffman speaks at WFMA

Jaime Alemán, Reporter October 17, 2021

As part of the Fall 2021 Speakers & Issues Series, the author and journalist, Carl Hoffman, spoke to faculty and students at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art about his book, "Savage Harvest: The Mysterious...

The entrance to Dwellings, May 24.

Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter

Stephanie Robledo, News editor May 24, 2021

During the beginning of the pandemic, a shelter in place was set and many stayed at home for weeks. The “Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter” exhibit, which will be displayed at the Wichita Falls Museum...


Quilt Journeys: Pattern Exhibit

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor March 28, 2021

Quilts tell a story, and the Wichita Falls Museum of Art is sharing its own stories through the Quilt Journeys: Pattern exhibit.  “This exhibit appeals to people familiar with quilting but also introduces...

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Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor January 31, 2021

Color is in anything and everything; it is a visual element that creates different meanings, which is what the "Color in Art, Color in Life: Prisms, Pigments and Purpose" exhibit highlights. At the Wichita...

Wrens Larder by Jonathan Sainsbury, charcoal and watercolor

Birds in Art exhibition to open May 4

Natasha Chipangura May 4, 2017

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will present Birds in Art, a touring exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wasau, Wisconsin. The exhibition will be on view from May 4 through...

Rais Bhuiyan, victim of a Dallas shooting, makes appearance at Wichita Falls Museum of Art to speak on his survival and progress to forgiveness on April 18. Photo by Arianna Davis

9/11 hate crime survivor gives strong message to college students: ‘You can end hate’

Lane Riggs April 18, 2017

"How would you react if you were shot in the face?" Rais Bhuiyan, a 9/11 hate crime survivor, gave a talk on compassion, connection and community to a crowded room on April 18. As pictures of his...

Mary Helen Maskill, public programs director at Wichita Falls Museum of Art, exchanges jokes over her mallet with Audra Lambert, local artist while she helps paint the background for the mural. Feb. 23. Photo by Arianna Davis

Artists aim to bring life to downtown

Arianna Davis February 28, 2017

When asked to describe the city, “artistic” is not a word that first comes to mind. Local artists, residents and Wichita Falls Museum of Art staff plan to change this way of thinking. The Arts...

350 create mural to unify community

350 create mural to unify community

Mercy Yermo February 21, 2017

About 10 people showed up to Anne Farley Gaines' workshop on Feb. 21- part of an 18-month endeavour. But overall, some 350 people contributed to the collaborative mural project which Gaines said was...

Students, museum staff spring ideas

Leah Bryce January 25, 2017

Bringing together students and the community, the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art met with students concerning the creation of more student involvement with the museum. Previous to the student...

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