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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Senate Confirms New Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts

Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson has been confirmed as the new Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). President Biden's appointment of Jackson to lead the federal arts agency was approved by the U.S. Senate in December. 

Register for Oklahoma Arts Council's Creative Aging Town Hall

An upcoming virtual town hall meeting presented by the Oklahoma Arts Council will provide insight into the agency's new Creative Aging initiative. The meeting will take place on Zoom on Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Register here.

Funding for the Creation of New, Original Artwork

Individual artists and arts-based nonprofits in Oklahoma and the six-state Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) region can receive up to $15,000 to support the creation of new, original artwork through M-AAA's Artistic Innovations program. The program encourages experimentation and exploration in the art-making process.

Applications for NEA's Grants for Arts Projects Due in February

The principal grant program of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Grants for Arts Projects supports public engagement and access to the arts through awards of up to $100,000. Applications are due February 10.