Top Five Things on Our Calendar for 2015
With the start of a new year, here are five of the top things on our calendar at the Oklahoma Arts Council:
1. The Oklahoma Arts Council's 50th Anniversary
In 1965, with the national move to ensure all Americans have access to the arts, Oklahoma Governor Henry Bellmon and the state Legislature created and funded the Oklahoma Arts Council, enabling our state to receive funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. During 2015 we will commemorate 50 years of supporting and developing the arts in Oklahoma. Read more...
George Kaiser Family Foundation Announces Tulsa Artist Fellowship Program
Unrestricted stipends, free housing, and free work-space are available to artists selected to participate in the George Kaiser Family Foundation's new Tulsa Artist Fellowship Program.
Shakespeare in American Communities Grants Available for Performances and Educational Activities
The National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest are partnering to bring performances and educational activities to audiences nationwide through Shakespeare in American Communities. Through the program, up to 40 theaters will earn grants averaging $25,000 to perform works of Shakespeare and conduct workshops, discussions, seminars, or other approved educational activities.
Oklahoma Arts Council Partners with Edmond Questers International to Preserve State Capitol Artwork
Several historic works of art at the state Capitol have been preserved for future generations through a partnership between the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Edmond Chapter of Questers International. Read more...