Monthly Archives: August 2016

August 31

Contributing to Democracy

By: Mira Alpers, Oklahomans for the Arts’ Summer Intern This summer I spent one day a week in Oklahoma City, interning for Oklahomans For The Arts (OFTA). I had wanted the position because I felt that working at OFTA would combine my interest in politics with my love of art. Though I was excited to begin […]

August 22

Thanks Organizations Measuring Economic Impact

Thanks to the following 86 126 133 Oklahoma arts & cultural organizations who have completed their surveys for the Arts & Economic Prosperity report. The survey asks for organization’s direct expenditures and audience numbers. It is irreplaceable to gather the economic impact of the arts so we can report a total impact for the state’s arts and culture […]

August 18

Updated: State Candidates’ Views on Arts & Culture

Ahead of next week’s August 23rd Primary Runoff Elections, Oklahomans for the Arts surveyed State Senate and Oklahoma House candidates about their positions on a number of key arts and culture issues. Making arts and culture integral to your concerns as a constituent can influence not only the election but candidate’s long-term thinking and decision making.  August 23rd […]