Winnsboro Center for the Arts


Terri Hendrix with Lloyd Maines

Recognized by Acoustic Guitar magazine as one of Texas’s 20 essential contemporary songwriters, San Antonio native Terri Hendrix has independently released eighteen albums, and co-written a GRAMMY Award-winning instrumental for the Dixie Chicks. On vocals, harmonica, and guitar, she tours with legendary pedal steel, guitar, and dobro player Lloyd Maines, a GRAMMY Award-winning producer and musician, the Lubbock-born Maines has been featured at the Bob Bullock Museum and has been inducted into both the Buddy Holly and Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. They also teach songwriting and music business workshops. 

Sunday, April 28th @ 1:00pm Workshop

Bloom/Total Eclipse

April 5th-8th 2024

Join us for the 2nd Annual Bloom Tournament of Windows on Main Street and The Bowery.  Our exciting welcome to Spring will culminate with the Total Eclipse of the Sun on Monday, April 8.

WCA will be hosting a paid event with three exhibits showing in our gallery.  This admission ticket will also be your vote to choose the winners in the Tournament of Windows.

On our plaza, during the days, we will have music, concessions, official Bloom T-shirts, face painting and a kid’s activity .  

Saturday night we will have a Benefit Concert supporting the Arts, and the weekend will end with James Pickering guiding us through the magic of the Total Eclipse of the sun from our plaza stage.

"Art in the Gallery"

Art High School Competition and Exhibit

April 6th - 27th

Winnsboro Center for the Arts is hosting the 10th Annual Art in the Gallery High School Art Competition formerly hosted by the Friends of the Rains Public Library.        

             Come and support our local students!!!                                 Reception April 21st at 2:00 pm.

Art Classes for High Schoolers

With Jerry Boyd, Tuesdays, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (VASE & Art Portfolio)

2024 Summer Camps

Our Summer Camps are for all school-aged kids, exploring music, visual arts, and theater.  For more information check the links below. 

Festival of Books

Winnsboro Center for the Arts is excited to announce the 6th annual Festival of Books.

We invite you to come and take advantage of this opportunity to meet participating authors and enjoy the full array of literacy events we have planned for the day. 

For full details of the day’s events, click on the More Information button below. 

Authors click on the link below to reserve your table today!  The deadline has been extended until April 30, 2024. 

Art Exhibitions

Chris Brown’s Artistry In Bloom and    Mosaics An Art Explosion

March 26 -May 18

Artist Reception:
Wenesday, April 184:00PM – 6:00PM

Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering

Art and Wine Festival

Mark your calendars now

Friday and Saturday, Nov 1st-2nd

Our Story

Winnsboro Center for the Arts is a vibrant cultural center which anchors the Cultural Arts District and hosts a variety of activities from concerts, theater productions, and art exhibits to classes, workshops, and festivals. Activities geared especially for children include music, art lessons, and summer camps.

We invite you to view our video, Winnsboro Center for the Arts – Twenty Years in the Making, to gain a better understanding of our history and our vision for the future.


The Heart
of the Arts District

Our current open hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

Your Support
Goes a Long Way

Here at Winnsboro Center for the Arts, we think the transformative experience of participating in the arts is for everyone, and your support makes that a reality.

You can support WCA by becoming a member, by volunteering or by donating to the organization.

Funding assistance provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Thanks to County Line Magazine for their support of live music on The Bowery Stage and in all of East Texas.

Some Bowery Stage performances are presented with the assistance of the Texas Touring Artists program of the Texas Commission on the Arts.

As a National Guild member, Winnsboro Center for the Arts is committed to ensuring all people have opportunities to maxize their creative potential.