Tune in to our new show on NPR

April 28, 2017

By Rae JeffersonDirector of Marketing and Communications We’ve got some exciting news! Starting today, Creative Waco is partnering with KWBU, our local NPR affiliate station, to bring you a new radio program called “Conversations with Creative Waco”. The show will take you behind the scenes of the Waco’s creative and cultural events and into the…

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Sharing special stories at pop-up museums

April 21, 2017

By Matthew DoyenContributor This article is courtesy of Act Locally Waco, a local organization that aims to “build channels of communication that facilitate community participation, collaboration and the free flow of information and ideas with the end result of making Waco a great place to live for every person of every level of income.” Like…

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10 places to purchase local art in Waco

April 14, 2017

By Rae JeffersonDirector of Marketing and Communications As a nonprofit focused on growing and supporting the arts in Waco, we receive many questions related to the cultural and creative climate of the city. We are, of course, more than happy to provide answers and often find ourselves talking about practical things like funding opportunities for…

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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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