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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Conference Registration Deadline Friday, October 9

Friday, October 9 is the deadline to register for the 2015 Oklahoma Arts Conference. The conference will take place October 20-22 in Tulsa. Register online now for $135.

Apply Now for the 2016 Leadership Arts Program

Applications are now available for individuals interested in becoming a member of the 2016 class of Leadership Arts.

Each year, approximately 30 individuals from communities across the state are selected to participate in the program. During four two-day spring sessions, class members learn how the arts benefit the economy, education, and quality of life in Oklahoma. Class members travel to different communities throughout the state for each session where they participate in group work, panel discussions, and tours of art spaces in the host community. Members will graduate during the 2016 Oklahoma Arts Conference.

For information about Leadership Arts session locations, dates, and more, click here.

Letters of Intent Due for Artistic Innovations Grants

Deadline to submit letters of intent for Mid-America Arts Alliance's Artistic Innovations grant program is October 30.

Artistic Innovations funding of up to $15,000 per applicant can underwrite direct expenses related to the art-making process and/or the premiere of new endeavors. The program encourages experimentation and exploration in the creation of new, original works for audiences. Read more...