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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Stabilized Budget for the Arts in FY19 Budget

Signed by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin on April 30, the state's fiscal year 2019 budget is the first in several years that maintains stable funding for most state agencies, including the Oklahoma Arts Council.


Oklahoma Arts Council Seeks Next State Poet Laureate

The Oklahoma Arts Council is now accepting nominations for the state's next poet laureate. Submissions will be accepted through June 30 from poetry societies, writers' groups, colleges and universities, local arts and humanities councils, and libraries.


Disaster Response Resources for Artists, Arts Organizations

With recent wildfires affecting thousands of Oklahomans and tornado season quickly approaching, spring is a good time for artists and organizations to review their plans for protecting their work.


Deadlines Approaching for Two NEA Grant Programs

Two grant programs of the National Endowment for the Arts have upcoming deadlines. Oklahoma organizations presenting arts and cultural programs or planning creative place-based design projects are encouraged to apply.