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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Docent Training at Capitol Begins in July—Apply Now!

Training for individuals interested in serving as volunteer docents at the Oklahoma State Capitol begins July 17. The Oklahoma Arts Council is currently accepting applications for the Oklahoma State Capitol Docent Program.

Call for Artists: Stillwater Airport Mural RFQ

Oklahoma artists can submit their qualifications for a new mural project taking place at the Stillwater Regional Airport.

Download the RFQ here.
Submit artist qualifications here.

Oklahoma Creative Aging Initiative Gets Boost from TSET

Oklahoma Arts Council efforts to build capacity across the state for creative aging programs is getting a boost after the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) announced the state arts agency earned a competitive grant through TSET's Discovery grant program. Through the award, funding of $250,000 will empower the Oklahoma Arts Council to strengthen its Oklahoma Creative Aging Initiative, which leverages the arts to promote quality of life for older adults through community-based arts education programs. TSET may extend the grant funding for up to three years.

Third 'Labor Omnia Vincit' Mural Panel Installed at State Capitol

The people and industries of northwest Oklahoma are the focus of the latest mural panel installed as part of the four-panel "Labor Omnia Vincit" ("labor conquers all things") Oklahoma State Motto mural suite in the ground floor rotunda of the Oklahoma State Capitol.