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Governor’s Arts Awards Nominations Accepted through September 12. 2017 Oklahoma Arts Conference: Ture North, Enid Oct 25-26 Governor Fallin announces Jeanetta Calhoun Mish as 2017-18 Oklahoma State Poet Laureate State Policy Pilot Program (SP3): Strengthening Arts Education Policy in Oklahoma Video commemorates 50 years of National Endowment for the Arts support in Oklahoma. 5 Ways Oklahoma Arts Council Funding Impacts Oklahoma

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Report Shows $872.8 Million Impact of Oklahoma Nonprofit Arts Industry

After nearly eight years, updated data on the economic impact of Oklahoma's nonprofit arts and cultural industry has been released. More than $872.8 million in economic activity is generated by the industry, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 report for Oklahoma.

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2017 Oklahoma Arts Conference Theme Announced

"True North" is the theme of the 2017 Oklahoma Arts Conference, set to take place in Enid, October 25-26 with preconference activities scheduled October 24. The theme highlights how the conference will help artists, organizations, and communities discover where the arts are headed in meeting important needs across society in the 21st century.

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NEA Announces $934,500 in Funding for Oklahoma

Durant, Spencer and Weatherford are among the Oklahoma communities that will directly benefit from the second round of fiscal year 2017 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant, announced June 14.

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Oklahomans Earn Innovation Grants from M-AAA

Three Oklahoma projects have earned funding through the Artist Innovations grant program of the Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA). The program provides support to individual artists and arts organizations in the region for the creation of new artworks that result in public engagement. 

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