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Now taking applications for the next Leadership Arts Class! The 41st Annual Governor’s Arts Awards will be presented on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 on the 4th Floor of the Capitol Thanks to everyone who came out to Stillwater for the 2016 Oklahoma Arts Conference Video commemorates 50 years of National Endowment for the Arts support in Oklahoma. 5 Ways Oklahoma Arts Council Funding Impacts Oklahoma

Oklahoma Arts Council News


Governor's Arts Awards Presentation December 7

The 41st Annual Governor's Arts Awards will be presented on Wednesday, December 7 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Open to the public, the ceremony will take place in the 4th floor rotunda from 4:00-5:00 p.m. A reception in the 1st floor rotunda will follow the ceremony. Read more...

Leadership Arts Deadline Monday, December 5

Applications for the Oklahoma Arts Council's 2017 Leadership Arts program are due Monday, December 5.

Thirty individuals from across the state will be selected to participate in the program, which provides tools and networking opportunities to equip participants to become leaders for the arts in their communities. Read more...

Oklahoma Art Educator Earns National Award

Art educator Sarah Carnes of Fillmore Elementary School in Oklahoma City has been named the Western Region Elementary Art Educator of the Year. Sponsored by the National Art Education Association (NAEA), the recognition will be presented to Carnes during the NAEA's National Convention in March in New York City. Read more...

Competition for Young Musicians with Disabilities Announced

Young musicians with disabilities, ages 14-25, have the chance to earn $2,000 and an opportunity to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. through the VSA International Young Soloists Competition. Read more...