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Governor's Arts Awards

The Governor's Arts Awards is an annual event recognizing individuals and organizations whose efforts have impacted the arts in their communities or throughout the state. First awarded in 1975, the awards are presented by the Governor during a special ceremony at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

Nominations

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Nominations
Each year the Oklahoma Arts Council solicits nominations for the Governor's Arts Awards. Nominations are generally accepted beginning in June with a deadline for submissions in early August.

Selection Process
Award recipients are selected by members of the Governor's Arts Awards Selection Committee, which is comprised of Governor-appointed Oklahoma Arts Council board members, and may include past Governor's Award recipients. The Selection Committee reserves the right to honor a recipient in a category of its choice. 

Eligibility
Nominees must be current, full-time Oklahoma residents or organizations that work in and for the benefit of Oklahoma. Previous recipients of the Governor's Award are not eligible. To view past award winners, click here.

Categories
The Selection Committee reserves the right to honor a recipient in a category of its choice. 

Criteria
The following sections are covered in the nomination form. Only areas that are relevant to the nominee's efforts should be addressed:

 

Accessibility

The following are made available during the Governor's Arts Awards ceremony:

If you plan to attend the Governor's Arts Awards ceremony and have needs related to accessibility not listed above, please contact us at (405) 521-2931 or okarts@arts.ok.gov. It is the goal of the Oklahoma Arts Council staff to meet the needs of all our constituents who want to attend the Governor's Arts Award to help us recognize our honorees.

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