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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Grants Available to Help Organizations Provide Arts Programs for Military Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 12, 2020) – Organizations interested in offering art programs for Oklahoma’s military community may be able to receive funding from the Oklahoma Arts Council to support their efforts. The state agency’s Oklahoma Arts and the Military Grants program can provide up to $5,000 to nonprofit organizations, local and tribal governments, universities, and public libraries for eligible arts programming including classes, workshops, professional development, performances, exhibitions, and more.

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Funding for Visual and Performing Arts Supplies Available to Oklahoma Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 6, 2020) – Oklahoma schools with eligible fine arts staff can apply for up to $500 in funding from the Oklahoma Arts Council to purchase qualifying visual and performing arts supplies for the 2020-2021 school year. Applications are due September 15.

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State Poet Laureate Nominations Accepted through August 31

The Oklahoma Arts Council is accepting nominations for the next Oklahoma State Poet Laureate through August 31. Submissions by poetry socieites, libraries, local arts and humanities councils, colleges and universities, literary organizations, and writers' groups will be accepted.

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