The Wichitan

Published novelist reads at Museum of Art

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 5, 2019


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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 University in Peoria, spoke self truths about family at 7p.m. April 4 at the Wichita Falls Museum of ...

Sara Henning confesses family secrets through poetry

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 1, 2019


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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 State University, gave the audience a strong and passionate reading of her collection of poems. ...

Museum of Art presents: ‘Run like the Devil’

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

October 14, 2018


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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 science said the Oct. 8 screening at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art took months in the making to be a formal event. “We’ve...

Monday with the Mustangs has new structure

Monday with the Mustangs has new structure

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

September 8, 2018


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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 Courtyard by Marriott on Sept. 10 from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. Kyle Williams, director of athletics, said the idea is to use venues as a p...

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

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

Lane Riggs

April 18, 2017


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"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 survival after he was shot in the face point-blank were shown, the crowd collectively held their brea...

Artists aim to bring life to downtown

Artists aim to bring life to downtown

Arianna Davis

February 28, 2017


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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 for All reception on Feb. 23 at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art allowed inhabitants of the cit...

350 create mural to unify community

350 create mural to unify community

Mercy Yermo

February 21, 2017


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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 designed to unify the community. According to Gaines, the 18-month-long project will unify the community of ...

Couple’s galleries incorporate nature into pieces

Couple’s galleries incorporate nature into pieces

Lane Riggs

February 8, 2017


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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 looked at observations of the environment, his sculptures tried to describe the relationship be...

26 businesses attend part-time job fair

26 businesses attend part-time job fair

Kara McIntyre

September 7, 2016


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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 opportunities had representatives waiting for students to come up and ask questions."A number of ...

Empty Bowls fundraiser Oct. 13

Empty Bowls fundraiser Oct. 13

Emma Labedis

October 9, 2015


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The Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art on Oct. 13 to raise money to go toward feeding the community. “It’s kind of grown into something much bigger than that,” said Steve Hilton, associate professor of art. “Here at Wichita Falls, just like in a lot...

Rogers: Pavilion a success for Priddy, the arts

Rogers: Pavilion a success for Priddy, the arts

Serah Welborn

May 6, 2015


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The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will host "Arts at the Pavilion" on May 15-16, a grand opening event for the new pavilion at Sikes Lake. Many community productions will be featured, from the Zavala Youth Ballet Folkloricao to the MSU Caribbean Pan Ensemble. Jesse Rogers, university president, ...

Texas A&M curator to discuss MSU collection

Matt Jobe

November 11, 2014


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Todd Samuelson, curator of rare books and manuscripts at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University, will visit the Wichita Falls Museum of Arts on Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. He will be analyzing selections from Moffet Library's Nolan A. Moore III Heritage of Print Collection and d...

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