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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Conference Earlybird Rate Ends September 28

The deadline to get the $109 earlybird rate for the 2018 Oklahoma Arts Conference is September 28. Sessions by our five nationally-recognized featured presenters will be complemented by dozens of local  panelists and presenters whose work is impacting their Oklahoma communities.


Extended Deadline for Governor's Arts Award Nominations

The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2019 Governor's Arts Awards has been extended through Monday, September 17, 2018.


Candidates for Governor to Participate in Arts and Culture Forum

Candidates campaigning to be the next governor of Oklahoma are scheduled to participate in a special forum on arts and culture on Tuesday, October 23, at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City. Staff and board members of cultural organizations, artists, arts educators, and others involved in the arts across the state are invited to attend.


Walmart Foundation Offers Grants for Arts Access and More

Seeking to support the needs of local communities, the Walmart Foundation offers its Community Grant Program. Through the program, the foundation awards grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to eligible organizations for a variety of purposes such as improving access to the arts, providing afterschool enrichment programs, fostering relationships among diverse groups, and more.