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Earlybird rate for the 2014 Oklahoma Arts Conference ends September 19

Planning on attending the 2014 Oklahoma Arts Conference? Register now through September 19 to take advantage of the $85 earlybird registration rate (registration after September 19 is $135).

Oklahoma chosen as one of ten states for arts education pilot program

After a competitive review process, Oklahoma was chosen as one of ten states to join a three-year pilot program to strengthen arts education by advancing state policy. Read more...

Alva credits Cultural District Development Program for $60,000 USDA grant

Alva, Oklahoma will benefit from a $60,000 rural development grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), due in part to the community's participation in the Oklahoma Arts Council's Cultural District Development Program.

As the pilot community for the Cultural District Initiative, Alva residents have worked with Oklahoma Arts Council staff and consultants to formalize a cultural district plan for Alva's downtown square. Read more...

Show the value of what you do: Apply for an NEA Research: Art Works grant

As important parts of the arts ecosystem, nonprofit organizations, units of state and local government, federally recognized tribes, and colleges and universities play a vital role in advancing our understanding of the value and impact of the arts. With this in mind, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is inviting eligible entities that are part of the arts ecosystem to apply for a Research: Art Works grant.