Programs

Work of Art

Work of Art

Did someone tell you it's impossible to make money as an artist? Prove them wrong! This fall, attend the nationally recognized program Work of Art: Business Skills for Artists, a professional preparation and development course for artists and creatives.

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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

A new initiative for Summer 2018 that brings real-world concept-to-completion mentored work experience for aspiring young creatives and gives Waco a new artistic masterpiece.

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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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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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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 exhibited at Cultivate 712 in Waco in the rotunda of the Texas State Capitol in Austin.

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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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