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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Become a Docent and Lead Tours at the State Capitol

With the return of hundreds of artworks to the Oklahoma State Capitol, a new museum-quality docent program administered by the Oklahoma Arts Council will soon provide visitors engaging experiences in art, history, architecture, and government. The artwork has been in storage during the multi-year renovation of the historic building. Individuals interested in being a part of this dynamic opportunity to create lasting impressions on school children and worldwide visitors can apply now for a volunteer docent position.


Classroom Supply Grants Open August 15

Beginning August 15, schools can apply for up to $500 in funding to purchase classroom art supplies through Classroom Supply Grants for Visual and Performing Arts from the Oklahoma Arts Council.


Nominate Someone for the 2023 Governor's Arts Awards

Nomination forms for the 2023 Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards are now available. The Oklahoma Arts Council is accepting nominations through October 14.


Teaching Artists, Organizations Invited to Creative Aging Event

On August 25, the Oklahoma Arts Council will offer a day-long convening bringing together teaching artists and arts, health, and social service organization administrators around the growing field of Creative Aging. The Oklahoma Creative Aging Exchange will take place at the Belle Isle Library from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.