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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Survey Deadline: Help Shape the Next 5 Years

This Thursday, March 5, is the deadline to share your ideas for the next five years of the arts in Oklahoma. A 10-minute survey is currently open for any Oklahoman wishing to give their feedback to the Oklahoma Arts Council on ways the arts can be part of moving our state forward. Click here to take the survey.

Deadline Nears for OKPOP Public Art RFQ

Artists have until March 16 to submit qualifications to be considered for a new public art project planned for the forthcoming Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture (OKPOP) in the Tulsa Arts District. Total artwork budget for the project is $250,000. The call is open to all artists in all locations.


Cultural District Bill Advances in Oklahoma Legislature

Senate Bill 106, a state legislative bill that would formalize the Oklahoma Arts Council Cultural District Initiative, has been passed by the Oklahoma State Senate with bipartisan support with a vote of 41-2. Authored by Senator Julia Kirt of Oklahoma City and co-authored by Representative Judd Strom of Bartlesville, the legislation now heads to the Oklahoma House of Representatives for consideration.