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Oklahoma Arts Council News

New Classroom Supply Grants for Visual and Performing Arts

A new Oklahoma Arts Council grant program will help Oklahoma teachers buy supplies for their visual and performing arts classrooms. Beginning September 1, eligible schools statewide can apply for up to $500 in funding for qualifying materials through Classroom Supply Grants for Visual and Performing Arts.

Tulsa's Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate

Tulsa's Joy Harjo has made history after being named the first-ever Native American U.S. Poet Laureate in June. The title is bestowed by the Librarian of Congress.


Betty Price Gallery Closed Due to Capitol Restoration

With restoration work at the Oklahoma State Capitol entering a new phase, the Betty Price Gallery on the building's first floor has been closed.


Oklahoma Projects to Receive Innovation Grants

Three Oklahoma art projects will each receive $15,000 through the Artistic Innovations grant program. A program of the Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA), Artistic Innovations grants support the creation of innovative new work in the alliance's six-state region.