Category Archives: Membership

arts advocacy October 11

New, First-Time Member: Join OFTA for $10

New, first-time members are invited to join Oklahomans for the Arts for just $10 between now and November 10. Click here for more details! Click here to join now!

Member Minute: Barthelmes Foundation

Today’s Member Minute features the Barthelmes Foundation in Tulsa. The organization’s mission is to endow community support of the arts through the education of its children. The story of the Barthelmes is a beautiful love story that is not just about a husband and wife, but about their love of art, music and children. Here is an […]

Twilight Concert Arts Coun September 24

Member Minute: Arts Council of Oklahoma City

Today’s Member Minutes is the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, which joined Oklahomans for the Arts at the $500 level a few months ago. We appreciate their show of support for OFTA, the Oklahoma Arts Council and public funding for the arts! This organization has been advocating for the arts for a long time. Recently, […]

chamber music Oklahoma City September 19

Thank you, BrightMusic

Oklahomans for the Arts, Inc., welcomes Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma to our membership roster. We count a privilege to count you among our formal arts advocates! From the Brightmusic website Since 2003, the Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma has brought exciting chamber music performances to Oklahoma City audiences.  Artistic Directors Chad Burrow (clarinet) and Amy I-Lin […]

young rembrandts child's ar September 16

Member Minute: Young Rembrandts

Welcome to our most recent member, the Tulsa franchise of Young Rembrandts. Their membership dues arrived last week and we are so glad to learn about their work. They are a national organization with a mission of teaching kids the power of art. Please visit the Young Rembrandt’s website. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook and […]

August 27

Member Minute: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse

The Broken Arrow Community Playhouse is located in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The nonprofit’s mission is to provide quality theatrical entertainment to the community and to offer performance opportunities for citizens. The Playhouse is the resident theatre at The Main Place, a facility in downtown Broken Arrow. The Main Place is owned and operated by The […]

August 21

Member Minute: ArtworksOK, Inc.

Today’s Member Minute recognizes ArtworksOK, Inc., is a summer program for 8-12-year-olds that offers art activities for kids. Since the emphasis is on process rather than product, Artworks is beneficial for all children, with or without experience in the arts. Children are encouraged to explore and discover their own interests and talents. Students may participate […]

August 16

Member Minute: Abrakadoodle

We first became acquainted with Abrakadoodle in April 2012, when they signed up for Arts Day at the Capitol. Since that time, they’ve been very active in helping us advocate for public funding for the arts. From the Abrakadoodle website: Abrakadoodle provides remarkable art classes, art camps and art parties and special events for children […]

August 14

Current Membership Roster

The following list represents organizations who have joined Oklahomans for the Arts, Inc. If you have not renewed your membership over the last 12 months, we invite you to do so now. Thank you in advance for you generous support! Click here to renew. Contributions may also be mailed to: Oklahomans for the Arts PO […]

August 14

Member Minute: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre

Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre joined Oklahomans for the Arts last fall. The organization is in its 11th year. Artistic Director if Donald Jordan. The mission of CityRep is to serve Oklahoma’s diverse artistic, educational and civic needs by providing dynamic professional theatre. The entertain, enlighten and inspire! Their vision is to serve as a vibrant […]

July 31

Member Minute: Arts for All, Lawton

The annual Arts for All Festival in Lawton, Oklahoma, is both a celebration of the arts and a “thank you” to the community for supporting the arts throughout the year. The stated mission of Arts for All Festival is “to create a fine arts festival of regional appeal, bringing to southwest Oklahoma quality visual and […]

July 25

Member Minute: American Fidelity

Bill Cameron, President and CEO of American Fidelity Assurance Company, serves on the Board of Directors of Oklahomans for the Arts, and the company is a member. They supported OFTA this past year with a $1,000 grant for Arts Day at the Oklahoma Capitol. Thank you, American Fidelity, for your support of public funding for […]

allied arts okc July 23

Member Minute: Allied Arts OKC

Allied Arts OKC recently joined Oklahomans for the Arts. We appreciate the support of Oklahoma’s united arts fund! About Allied Arts OKC Mission Enriching Our Communities Through the Advancement of the Arts Company Overview As Oklahoma’s only United Arts Fund, Allied Arts generates awareness of the importance of the arts, mobilizes support for arts and […]

Oklahoma museums Association July 20

Member Spotlight: Oklahoma Museums Association

The Oklahoma Museums Association recently renewed their membership in Oklahomans for the Arts. OMA exists to support Oklahoma museums in their efforts to educate, inform and entertain. The organization, which is led by Brenda Granger, recently completed a re-brand that includes a wonderful new website. There are a lot of neat things to see on […]

July 19

Reduxion Theatre Joins OFTA

Oklahomans for the Arts welcomes Reduxion Theatre to our membership roster. Thank you, Reduxion, for officially becoming an advocate of public funding for the arts and the Oklahoma Arts Council. We are lucky to have you on our team. We admire your work, creativity and artrepreneurial spirit! About RTC Reduxion Theatre Company (RTC) is an […]

May 18

No Chance At Life

Kate Eshelman just got the worst news. For an arts teacher anyway. On April 6, she wrote the following on her blog, Lessons From the K-12 Art Room: I just received news that the K-12 art program in my school district is being cut due to lack of funding.  While I am upset about losing […]