Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 30

Action Alert Issued: Arts Education & Budgets in Balance

We need your action so that every Oklahoman can experience and benefit from the arts. Efforts are underway to consolidate the Oklahoma Arts Council, possibly moving our arts agency under the Department of Tourism. Lawmakers need to hear from you now. As we prepare for Oklahoma Arts Day on May 4 (hope you’re coming), legislative […]

April 29

Arts advocates to rally at State Capitol on May 4

Oklahomans for the Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Day Committee invite arts and culture supporters to join together at the State Capitol on May 4, 2016 to deliver a unified message to our Oklahoma legislators: Arts and culture benefits the entire state’s economy, education and communities.  The free event includes meeting with legislators to ask them to support […]

April 15

Beyond Financials: Helping Organizations

We know the arts and culture sector can help our state economically, educationally and in terms of community pride through challenging economic times. After meeting to talk about the health of the arts and culture sector, multiple service organizations have affirmed we must work together to make sure our community is served well. We recognize that many […]

April 12

Art of Community Building: Medicine Park

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: NA […]