The Art of Recovery

March 9, 2022
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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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V-Day Countdown: 8 Ways to Share the Love Locally

February 10, 2021

By Katie BarburMarketing and Communications Intern IT’S THE SEASON OF LOVE! If it’s one thing we’ve taken away from the last year, is the importance of expressing to the special people in our life how much they mean to us. What better time than during the month of love! Whether it’s a Galantine’s celebration with…

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8 Local Markets to Shop This Holiday Season

November 13, 2020

By Kennedy SamDirector of Marketing and Communications     Photo by: Cultivate 7twelve   ‘Tis the season for gift giving and shopping locally! Can you believe holiday season is here?! No really, where has this year gone. The holidays might look a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate! One thing…

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From Artist to Entrepreneur: TFNB & The Greenhouse Grow Local Creative Businesses

November 12, 2020

Written by TFNB Your Bank For Life This article was originally posted on TFNB’s blog and has been reposted to Creative Waco’s platform. At 712 Austin Avenue, in the heart of Downtown Waco, you’ll find a thriving greenhouse — one that swaps plants and pots for artists and ideas. It Starts with a Seed Luann…

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CWCW: Art in the Face of Tragedy

July 24, 2020

By Fiona BondExecutive Director This post is an extension of the Conversations with Creative Waco radio program on 103.3 KWBU fm, where we take you behind the scenes of art and culture in Waco. Catch us on the air every fourth and fifth Friday of the month at 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m When Rev.…

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CWCW: Rediscovering Waco + the Art of Protest

June 26, 2020

By Kennedy SamDirector of Marketing and Communications We rounded out the month of June sitting down with Todd Bertka, the Director of the Waco Convention Center and Visitors Bureau, for an update on COVID-19’s impact on Waco’s tourism and hospitality sector. Prior to the pandemic, Waco was welcoming around 30,000 visitors to our community per…

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This One’s for the Dads: 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

June 15, 2020

By Kennedy SamDirector of Marketing and Communications We’re less than a week away… For those still recovering from the stress of finding mom the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, SURPRISE time is winding down to find THE gift for the “World’s Greatest Dad”. Father’s Day this year falls on June 21st—which also happens to be…

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