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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Hall of Heroes Dedicated at Oklahoma State Capitol

A newly designated space at the state Capitol commemorating Oklahoma's distinguished history of military service was dedicated by the Oklahoma Arts Council, members of the Legislature, and state leaders in April. The Hall of Heroes features works of art depicting acts of bravery, individuals of distinction, and moments of reflection.


Oklahoma Arts Council Releases 'State of the Arts 2023'

The Oklahoma Arts Council has released a new brief showing the current status of the arts and cultural sector. "State of the Arts 2023" outlines several issues that are converging and straining the sector.


Save the Date! Oklahoma Arts Conference in October

In less than six months, Oklahomans from the arts and cultural sector statewide will gather in Lawton for the 2023 Oklahoma Arts Conference. Artists, arts administrators, community developers, educators, and others will get connected and equipped to succeed in their work in the arts. Planning by the Oklahoma Arts Council is under way for the event, slated to take place October 17-19.


Oklahoma Creative Aging Online Workshop to Address Ageism

An upcoming Oklahoma Creative Aging Initiative online workshop will help teaching artists, arts administrators, aging service providers, and others consider the prevalance and effects of ageism, and discover ways of countering it to provide effective programming for older Oklahomans.