Central Texas’ largest Dia de los Muertos celebration returns for its third annual parade & festival Oct. 28, 2023

October 2, 2023

WACO, TX September 13, 2023 – Join in the celebration of life at Waco’s largest Dia de los Muertos Parade and Festival in Indian Spring Park on Oct. 28, 2023 from 4-10 p.m. on Oct 28, 2023.  Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, is a Mexican and Latin American holiday…

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PUBLIC ART UPDATE: I-35 Illuminate Globe Project

October 2, 2023

WACO, TX | September 20 – Local artists, Creative Waco, the City of Waco and Texas DOT celebrate the installation of the new I-35 underpass public art globe sculptures. Waco-based artists Morgan Eyring and Andrea La Valleur-Purvis were commissioned to design and develop a series of six 4-foot illuminated globes sculptures that each tell a…

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Cheers to 5 years – ARTPrenticeship 2023 Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

October 2, 2023

WACO, TX – Creative Waco’s ARTPrenticeship program was tapped by Lucky Find Hospitality, RAD Lab and local business Milo Provisions to incorporate murals into the mixed-use development previously known as the Containery. July 11, 2023 – ARTPrenticeship is celebrating its fifth year of community activating murals and is delighted to partner with Baylor University and…

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Creative Waco invites Waco and its surrounding communities to participate in the Public Art Strategic Plan Survey

June 22, 2022

WACO, TX | June 22, 2022 – Creative Waco, with The City of Waco, has engaged national arts consulting organization Forecast Public Art to lead the process of developing the first Public Art Strategic Plan for the City of Waco, Texas. The Strategic Plan provides direction on the planning and processes necessary to further develop,…

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Creative Waco invita a Waco y sus comunidades circundantes a participar en la Encuesta del plan estratégico de arte.

June 22, 2022

Waco, TX | Junio 22 de 2022: Creative Waco, con la ciudad de Waco, ha contratado a la organización nacional de consultoría de artes Forecast Public Art para liderar el proceso de desarrollo del primer Plan Estratégico de Arte Público para la ciudad de Waco, Texas. El Plan estratégico proporciona orientación sobre la planificación y…

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Creative Waco launches American Rescue Plan grant program for artists and arts organizations.

June 17, 2022

June 15, 2022 – Creative Waco will regrant $250,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts American Rescue Plan over the next two years to support the arts and cultural sector’s pandemic recovery. In Fall 2021, the National Endowment for the Arts announced its $20,200,000 American Rescue Plan grant program that would provide selected Local…

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Artist Call for Three New Airport Artworks

January 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WACO, TX – The City of Waco and Creative Waco are seeking artists and community members to help create artwork that will welcome people from all over the World to a refurbished Waco Regional Airport. January 21, 2022 – Creative Waco has posted an artist call for three new airport artworks plus…

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Creative Waco x AIR Institute Launch Partnership

December 14, 2021

FOR DECEMBER 15, 2021 RELEASE WACO, TX – Waco becomes the first community in Texas to launch “AIR Institute” art, cultural and economic development program. December 14, 2021 – Creative Waco and AIR Institute are selecting and training local facilitators to support Waco, midsize and rural communities across Texas interested in building their local creative…

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Local COVID Support Funding

December 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WACO, TX – Creative Waco to receive $250,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to support local arts initiatives in pandemic recovery. December 6, 2021– Creative Waco is one of only four Texas cities selected to receive a grant from National Endowment for the Arts to be regranted locally. Creative Waco is…

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