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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...

Published novelist reads at Museum of Art

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter April 5, 2019

Thirty-five students and faculty fell silent as they waited for published novelist Devin Murphy to begin reading from his latest novel, Tiny Americans. Murphy, associate professor of English at Bradley...

Sara Henning confesses family secrets through poetry

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter February 1, 2019

Some 40 people attended last night's reading of a collection of poems by Sara Henning, at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art Jan. 31. Henning, an assistant professor of English at Stephen F. Austin...

Museum of Art presents: ‘Run like the Devil’

Tommy Chhe, Reporter October 14, 2018

Twenty-eight people attended Steve Mims’ documentary screening Run Like the Devil about the upcoming Senate election between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz. Linda Veazy, associate professor of political...

Kyle Williams, director of athletics, speaks out at the Board of Regents meeting in the Hardin building at Midwestern State University to discuss campus information about the sports teams on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo by Harlie David

Monday with the Mustangs has new structure

Carli Woolsey, Reporter September 8, 2018

The Department of Athletics staff will host its second Monday with the Mustangs to raise awareness of MSU coaches, staff and athletes with the community. Monday with the Mustangs will be held at the...

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...

Sherry Giryotas, painter, and Phillip Shore, sculpturist, speaking at their exhibition on Feb. 3. Photo by Timothy Jones

Couple’s galleries incorporate nature into pieces

Lane Riggs February 8, 2017

The opening reception held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art on Feb. 3 at 6-8 p.m. featured the works of Sherry Giryotas and Phillip Shore, whose work looks to focus on the natural world. As her paintings...

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...

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