Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 30

Inviting You to Oklahoma Arts Day 2015

Oklahomans for the Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Day Committee invite arts and cultural heritage supporters from across the state to join together in the Capitol on May 5, 2015 to deliver a unified message to our Oklahoma legislators: Arts and culture is a public good that benefits the entire state. The arts and culture […]

March 25

Advocating Nationally for the Arts

A delegation of Oklahomans participated in National Arts Advocacy Day yesterday, meeting with legislative¬†staff people¬†in offices for Senator Jim Inhofe, Senator Lankford, Congressman Steve Russell and Congressman Tom Cole. Federal arts policy impacts our state through funding, resources, educational standards and more. Brian Parsons, the new Associate Dean of Theatre at Oklahoma City University, and […]

March 23

Changing Landscape of Arts Education Policy

Arts education leaders and arts advocates have converged on Washington DC for a series of strategic events, including the Arts Education Partnership State Policy Symposium, Americans for the Arts Arts Education State Pilot Project, State Art Action Network and the Arts Advocacy Day. I am here with Amber Sharples, Executive Director of Oklahoma Arts Council, […]