Welcome to WVACA

Wimberley Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF AUSTIN AND NORTH OF SAN ANTONIO

Wimberley has long been a muse to an array of artists. This vibrant community with its breath-taking natural beauty inspires creativity and is a magnet for arts and culture throughout the region. The arts –visual, performing, literary and culinary –are widely represented in the Wimberley Valley and have been for many generations.

The Wimberley Valley Arts and Cultural Alliance (WVACA) was formed in 2013 by nearly two dozen local businesses and organizations in the region, in the belief that arts and culture enhance economic viability and quality of life.

WVACA was granted 501(3)c status in 2014 and has achieved important designations on behalf of Wimberley,including:

  • Cultural District Designation from the Texas Commission for the Arts in 2015.
  • Texas Film-Friendly CommunityDesignation by the Texas Film Commission in 2019.

Our Mission


The Wimberley Valley Arts and Cultural Alliance (WVACA) promotes a vibrant cultural arts community through appreciation, collaboration and education.

Our Mixers


Our member mixers are held on the first Wednesday evening of each month at different member venues around town. We’d love to have you join us!

Activities, Initiatives, & Events


WVACA hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

WVACA brings together individual artists of all kinds, arts and culture organizations as well as people and businesses who support Wimberley as a vibrant arts community.

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What You Should Know about WVACA

Recognizing that art and culture enrich our community, WVACA brings awareness and supports the Wimberley Valley as a place that honors and nurtures creativityof all kinds.

Select Achievements and Activities:

  • Annually renew Wimberley’s designation as one of 48 Texas Cultural Districts by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
  • Achieved Wimberley’s Texas Film Friendly Designation from Texas Film Commission.
  • Promote member news and events on the WVACA website and Facebook page.
  • Host community-wide arts events such as the annual Wings Over Wimberley festival.
  • Launched the Hill Country’s first Story telling Festin 2019.
  • New in 2021, host Wimberley Arts Expo(sed) member arts event.
  • Launch new initiatives such as Wimberley Area Writers.
  • Launched and manage public art project, “Bootiful Wimberley,” consisting of fifty 6’ tall fiberglass cowboy boots, embellished by local artists and sponsored by various organizations, businesses and individuals. See the Initiatives tab for a map.
  • Hosted Wimberley Alive, Music and Arts Festival in 2015 and 2016. The 2016 festival’s “Empty Bowl” fundraiser for Wimberley’s Crisis Bread Basket sold over 900 soup bowls largely decorated by local student and adult artisans.
  • Participate in the annual Wimberley ISD’s STEAM Fair to raise awareness of the various arts groups and to encourage students of all ages to participate in the arts.
  • Participate in the Annual Independence Day Parade with a decorated float.
  • Promote the “Second Saturday Gallery Trail.”

Join the Community

We’d love to have you join the Wimberley Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance. Get started today.

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