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Oklahoma Arts Council News

45th Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards Honorees Announced

OKLAHOMA CITY (November 27, 2023) – The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of 14 individuals and four organizations that will be honored for their contributions to the arts during the 45th Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Awards on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.

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Arts Conference Draws Nearly 400 Oklahomans to Lawton

Oklahomans working in the arts in communities across the state descended on Lawton in October for the three-day Oklahoma Arts Conference. The occasion marked the first time the event has been held in the southwest region of the state.


ARPA Application Now Open for Verified Organizations

Organizations that have received notice that they are verified in the Oklahoma Arts Sector ARPA Grant portal can now start the application process. Applications are due December 15.


Former Longtime Oklahoma Arts Council Executive Director Betty Price Passes Awawy

OKLAHOMA CITY (November 1, 2023) – Known throughout Oklahoma’s cultural sector for her decades of transformative service and leadership in the arts, former longtime Oklahoma Arts Council Executive Director Betty Price has passed away.