The Arts and Cultural Empowerment (ACE) Awards, presented by the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture, will take place Wednesday, October 18. The awards ceremony and luncheon will be held at Delta Hotels by Marriott Wichita Falls Convention Center near the MPEC.
The ACE Awards recognize the achievement of individuals and organizations whose contributions to the cultural landscape of Wichita County have made this a more vibrant place to live.
All types of work that support the making, creation, or support of the arts are considered. This includes visual, performing, and culinary artists; arts educators, arts patrons, arts professionals, and volunteers; as well as organizations, institutions, corporations, and businesses who work in or support the arts in Wichita County.
Nominations open Friday, May 26, and will close Saturday, August 26. Tickets will be on sale in September.
Wichita Falls Public Library
Are you ready for our Summer Reading Program? This year our theme is "Reading is No Trivial Pursuit"! Here is our tentative timeline for this summer. We hope to see you on Saturday, June 3rd, for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party at 1:00 pm!
Lots-A-Fun - Jefferson Elementary Gym, 4628 Mistletoe Drive
Summer Fun - Scotland Park Elementary Gym, 1415 N. 5th Street
Ages: 6-12 years
Deadline: One week prior to the session
When: Monday - Friday
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Breakfast and Lunch Provided
The Kemp Center for the Arts
Students will learn to make and use their own pinhole camera to create silver gelatin photographs using found materials and natural light.
This class walks students through the construction of a camera, how to expose film, how to print film, and finally how to translate film images to digital devices for further manipulation.