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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Statement on Proposal to Eliminate National Endowment for the Arts Funding

Read the Oklahoma Arts Council's statement about the president's proposal to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Arts Education Presentation Highlights Path to 21st Century Workforce

Oklahomans with an interest in using arts education to prepare students for college and beyond attended a special presentation on February 28 in Oklahoma City. Communities statewide were represented at the Oklahoma Arts Education Research Presentation, where the results of work performed by the Oklahoma SP3 Task Force were highlighted.


Oklahoma Arts Council Program Featured in National Military Guide

A new national guide produced by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) on community arts and military programming features the Oklahoma Arts and the Military Initiative.


OFTA Announces 2017 Arts Day

On April 12, arts organizations, artists, and others from across the state will gather for Oklahoma Arts Day at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Hosted by Oklahomans for the Arts (OFTA), the state's nonprofit arts advocacy organization, Arts Day is a celebration of the role that the arts play in benefiting our state.


Challenge America Grants Can Support 'Smaller' Projects

Grants of $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts can assist organizations with extending the reach of the arts to populations that have limited access to them.