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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Hundreds Gather for 45th Governor's Arts Awards at State Capitol

An overflow crowd gathered in the fourth-floor rotunda of the Oklahoma State Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, to celebrate the outstanding efforts of the 13 individuals and four organizations honored during the 45th Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards.


Join us March 4 at the Capitol for Bob Wills Day!l

Mark your calendars and plan to come to the Oklahoma State Capitol for a day of live music celebrating the iconic "King of Western Swing," Bob Wills! A longstanding tradition at the Capitol before a hiatus during the Capitol's renovation, Bob Wills Day made a triumphant return last year and will return again this year, on Monday, March 4.


Upcoming Webinars Designed to Help Arts Serve All Oklahomans

Empowering organizations and individuals to have the broadest impact possible, the Oklahoma Arts Council is offering a series of webinars focused on the tools that can make the arts accessible to more Oklahomans.


$10K Grants to Implement Community Heart & Soul Model

Seed funding of $10,000 is available to towns of up to 30,000 residents and federally recognized tribal nations interested in implementing the Community Heart & Soul program's model of community development. The process focuses on using local culture and history to help communities identify and leverage their unique character.