In Waco for Spring Break? 10 Activities Your Family and Friends Will Love!

March 6, 2017

By Rebecca EdwardsContributor Waco is full of great activities for kids this Spring Break!  Here are our top ten ways to enjoy quality time with your family and friends for Spring Break 2017! 10        Outdoor Play at the Silos If you’re a Waco native or visitor, the outdoor space at the Silos is a…

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Let Your Voice Be Heard: Why the Arts Matter in Texas

February 21, 2017

By Caitlin Giddens The arts are more than entertainment. They evoke powerful emotions. They connect us through shared experiences. They change us and our communities for the better and they generate $5.5 billion each year for the state’s economy. These were the key points of discussion during the Texas Arts Advocacy Day, organized by Texans…

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Arts in Education: Jubilee Theatre

September 20, 2016

#ArtsEdWeek may be over, but we’ve still got more arts organizations to tell you about! Another Waco arts group working with children and youth is Mission Waco’s Jubilee Theatre

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Arts in Education: Waco Symphony Orchestra

September 17, 2016

Our third profile for #ArtsEdWeek is The Waco Symphony Orchestra, which presents four classical and one pops concert each year, with over 80 professional musicians.  The Waco Symphony has four programs of performances for or including children and youth. 

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Arts in Education: Cultural Arts Waco

September 14, 2016

We continue our posts for National Arts in Education Week (#ArtsEdWeek) with today’s profile: Cultural Arts Waco

Cultural Arts Waco celebrates and promotes our community’s diverse artistic and cultural life; develops and enriches its cultural capacity; and champions the economic, social, and educational benefits of the arts in the Greater Waco area and beyond. 

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Arts in Education: The Art Center of Waco

September 12, 2016

This week (September 11-17) is National Arts in Education Week, so Creative Waco is taking this opportunity to highlight local organizations that are working with children and supporting their growth and development. First up: The Art Center of Waco

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Summer STEAM for Creative Kids!

May 7, 2016

“What?  Texas summers are hot and humid already!  Why in the world should I add STEAM?” It’s short for “Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math”…STEAM!  Classes and camps that focus on these areas allow for active, creative, and hands-on learning.   How fun would it be to combine art and programming skills to imagine and produce…

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Best Photo Backdrops in Downtown Waco!

March 26, 2016

Our friends at Chisholm Crossing have compiled a fabulous list of places with interesting and photogenic backdrops that you might not have thought of to take your Easter, prom or graduation pics. Of course there are far more than 10 top picks. What are yours? This iconic green door on Austin Avenue was designed and…

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Spring is the perfect time to check out art markets in Waco!

March 21, 2016

Calling all artists and art-buyers! There are many great new opportunities for visual artists to SELL work in Waco throughout April and for collectors to check out new work by some really talented artists! With over 30,000 people currently visiting Waco each week to buy stuff designed and made in Waco, NOW is a great…

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March 4, 2016

In Waco for Spring Break? You are in luck! There are some wonderful ways you can have some creative fun with your family, no matter what age they are! Rebecca Edwards gives us her top 10 ideas!

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