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Last Chance to Register for the Oklahoma Arts Conference

It's not too late to register for the 2017 Oklahoma Arts Conference. Now through MondayOctober online registration remains open for the annual convening of Oklahoma's arts community.


Leadership Arts Leads to Collaboration on Veterans Guitar Program

A conversation between two 2016 Leadership Arts class members has led to a partnership that is helping to provide guitar lessons to local veterans. Through the GIVE (Guitar Initiative for Veterans) initiative, participating veterans receive 12 weeks of training, learning to play the guitar, studying music theory, and covering concepts such as pitch and tone.


Watch a New Video on the Economic Impact of Arts, Culture in Oklahoma

Want to learn more about the new report on the economic impact of Oklahoma's nonprofit arts and cultural industry? A new two-minute video produced by Oklahomans for the Arts (OFTA) gives a quick, easy-to-understand snapshot of how spending by arts and cultural organizations and their audiences effect our state and local economies.


Time to Apply for M-AAA Artistic Innovations Grants

Funding for the creation of new, innovative artwork is available to Oklahoma artists and organizations through the Artist Innovations grant program of the Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA).