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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...

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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 24, 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...

Alumni Amber Reed and Dana Viavattene at the empty bowls charity event on Oct. 11. Photo by Izziel Latour

Empty Bowls are full of hope

Jeromy Stacy October 12, 2016

The fifth annual Empty Bowls event, held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, does more than just raise money for the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank.Bob Barrow, artist and volunteer at the event, said, "It's...

ShaDera Williams, athletic training freshman, talks to a Workforce Solutions representative at the Part-Time Networking Job Fair on Sept. 7, 2016. Photo by Izziel Latour.

26 businesses attend part-time job fair

Kara McIntyre September 7, 2016

More than 300 students filtered in and out of the Career Management Center's Part-Time Networking Job Fair on Sept. 7. Booths lined the inside of Comanche Suites, where 26 businesses and 21 volunteer...

Art exhibit captures wildlife

Brianna Sheen February 18, 2015

The opening reception for "An Abundance of Riches: Woodcuts of Andrea Rich" will be held Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU. The exhibition features woodcuts of wildlife...

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