Growing the arts and cultural life of Waco...
and telling the world!

Creative Waco exists to grow and support a thriving cultural and creative community in Waco and McLennan County, Texas.

Chalk Waco 2022

New name, same awesome event…but bigger and better!

Waco's Chalk Art Festival and Vendor Market spotlighting talented muralists and local vendors in our community May 14-15, 2022 in the heart of Downtown Waco on Austin Avenue.

AIR Collaborative

Helping creative people expand their business skills, and business people become more creative!

Waco is the first community in Texas to launch AIR Collaborative’s creative economic development program.

Creative Directory

Find people, places, and businesses that do creative things in Waco & McLennan County.


Opportunities for Young Artists. Beauty for Our City.

ARTPrenticeship 2022 is in progress! Meet our  team of awesome apprentices and artist mentors.