Monthly Archives: March 2016

March 22

Art of Community Building: Duncan

This case study is part of a series investigating the variety of ways that Oklahoma communities invest municipal resources and funding in the arts. These stories illustrate how these investments, big or small, can have a positive impact on citizens, civic pride, tourism, and the general well being of a place. Community Profile City Budget […]

March 16

6 Weeks into Oklahoma’s Legislative Session: Update

  What do we know halfway through the Oklahoma Legislature’s session?   Oklahomans for the Arts has been tracking and weighing in on bills related to arts education, public art, cultural districts, nonprofit contributions and more. If you’ve been watching the news, you likely are aware of the significant budget crisis our Legislature seeks to […]

March 08

Art of Community Building: Jenks

This case study is part of a series investigating the variety of ways that Oklahoma communities invest municipal resources and funding in the arts. These stories illustrate how these investments, big or small, can have a positive impact on citizens, civic pride, tourism, and the general well being of a place. Community Profile City Budget […]

March 02

50 Stories 50 Years: Les Gilliam

Les Gilliam  |  Oklahoma Arts Council’s Performing Artist Roster  |  www.lesgilliam.com       The music of Les Gilliam, member of the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Performing Artist Roster and official “Oklahoma Balladeer,” has crisscrossed the state for many years thanks to the work of the Oklahoma Arts Council. Now that another round of budget cuts is […]