Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 28

Study Examines Oklahoma Arts Council’s Structure

The Oklahoma House or Representatives has authorized an Interim Study on the future of the Oklahoma Arts Council. Requested by Rep. Lee Denney (Cushing), the study will to confirm the viability of the Oklahoma Arts Council, scan national best practices and examine the agency’s configuration. Read a KGOU story about it here. Oklahomans  for the Arts will monitor […]

July 22

Beneficiaries as Stakeholders as Advocates

In essence, those who are beneficiaries much become stakeholders and must be stakeholders to become advocates for lasting positive advocacy.

This concept really struck a chord with me since it summarizes an agenda far beyond our individual personalities and organizations. With advocacy, we should have collaborative agency for and agreement on the goals we’re pursuing.

July 15

2014 Candidate Survey on Arts & Culture Issued

As more arts advocates have gotten engaged, Oklahomans for the Arts has heard frequently that there is an interest in learning more about candidates and elected officials and their policies on arts and culture. So, Oklahomans for the Arts just mailed the first Candidate Survey on Oklahoma Arts and Culture to 192 candidates statewide. The survey […]