Programs

1000 Hopes for Waco

1000 Hopes for Waco

The cranes flocking at 315 S University Parks Drive are symbols of hope and positive change. “1000 Hopes for Waco” is more than a mural; it provides young creatives with real-world experience, and engages the community through a social media campaign at #1000HopesForWaco.

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ArtPrenticeship

ArtPrenticeship

Opportunities for young artists: Beauty for our city. ArtPrenticeship brings real-world concept-to-completion mentored work experience for aspiring young creatives, and puts new artistic masterpieces on Waco walls.

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Arts Match Program

Arts Match Program

Providing matching grants for high impact and/or innovative arts projects that will help grow our community as a vibrant cultural hub. Projects are evaluated based on their abilities to further the Waco Cultural Plan.

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Cultural District

Cultural District

Learn how we developed a strategy for growing Waco's cultural and creative sector in a thoughtful, coherent, sustainable way by building on the things our community already does best.

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Sculpture Zoo

Sculpture Zoo

A riverside sculpture project running through the heart of Waco, incorporating natural and cultural resources that include Cameron Park and the recently designated Downtown Cultural District.

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The Work of Artists

The Work of Artists

Did someone tell you it's impossible to make money as an artist? Prove them wrong! Attend The Work of Artists: Business Skills for Artists and Creatives, a toolkit of training, workshops, and networking for creative professionals that draws from the best practices out there that really work.

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Waco 52

Waco 52

An exhibition in the palm of your hand: 52 artworks from Waco & McLennan County made into a set of playing cards. The original artworks were selected by international judges, exhibited in the rotunda of the Texas State Capitol in Austin, and then at Cultivate 712 in Waco.

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