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Two Featured Presenters Announced for 2018 Oklahoma Arts Conference

The Oklahoma Arts Council is pleased to announce two influential and widely respected individuals in the national arts sector as featured presenters for the 2018 Oklahoma Arts Conference.


Governor's Arts Awards Nominations Accepted through September 6

Since 1975, the Oklahoma Arts Council has organized and presented the Governor's Arts Awards ceremony as a way to honor individuals and organizations statewide whose efforts have in the arts have made a difference in their communities. Through September 6, 2018, nominations are being accepted in several categories for the 2019 Governor's Arts Awards.


Tulsa a Finalist for Bloomberg Public Art Challenge

The City of Tulsa is one of 14 finalists in the Bloomberg Public Art Challenge. Launched in 2014, the program encourages mayors to collaborate with artists and arts organizations to develop public art projects that address civic issues and enhance the vibrancy of cities.


Oklahoma Schools Can Participate in Poetry Out Loud Competition

Schools across Oklahoma are encouraged to register to participate in the 2018-19 national Poetry Out Loud competition. Since 2005, the program has reached more than 3 million students nationwide, encouraging them to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation.