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Earlybird Registration for 2017 Conference Ends Soon

Earlybird registration for the 2017 Oklahoma Arts Conference ends FridaySeptember 15. The earlybird rate is $95 per person. The rate increases to $145 after September 15.


Deadline Nears for Governor's Arts Award Nominations

The deadline to submit an nomination for the 42nd Annual Governor's Arts Awards is Tuesday,September 12, 2017. To nominate an individual or organization, write a two- to three-page narrative detailing the nominee's efforts and submit it to the Oklahoma Arts Council as instructed below.


Oklahoma to Host National Arts Educators Institute

Arts education program directors from state arts and education agencies nationawide will gather in Oklahoma City, September 13-15 for a professional development institute of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).


Opportunity for Training, Funding for Creative Aging Programs

Research shows that professonally-led, arts education for older adults has many benefits that impact their quality of life and wellbeing. To support the establishment of new creative aging programs, The National Guild for Community Arts Education is offering funding, training, and technical assistance through its Catalyzing Creative Aging program.