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Governor's Arts Awards Nominations Due August 2

The deadline to nominate individuals or organizations for a 2016 Governor's Arts Award is Tuesday, August 2. Governor Fallin will present the awards during a special ceremony at the state Capitol in the fall. Learn more about the Governor's Arts Awards.

Governor Appoints Arts Council Board Members

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has appointed five new members and reappointed another to the board that oversees the Oklahoma Arts Council. Joining the 15-member council are attorney Adrienne Barnett, architect James Loftis, bank vice president Ann Neal, marketing consultant Darlene Parman, and community volunteer Kim Rainbolt. Cassandra Gaines, director of the Muskogee Civic Center, has been reappointed.

2016 Oklahoma Arts Conference Registration Begins August 1

Registration for the 2016 Oklahoma Arts Conference opens August 1. Be sure to register by September 16 to take advantage of the earlybird rate of $85. Learn more about the Oklahoma Arts Conference.

Oklahoma Districts are Finalists for ArtPlace America Funding

Two Oklahoma districts are among 80 projects nationwide selected as finalists for ArtPlace America's 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund. If selected, funding could assist projects envisioned for Oklahoma City's Classen Ten Penn area and Tahlequah's downtown core. Read more...