2019 Governor's Arts Awards Honorees Announced
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OKLAHOMA CITY (March 5, 2019) - The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of 17 individuals and one organization that will be honored for their contributions to the arts in Oklahoma during the 43rd Governor’s Arts Awards on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
The awards will be presented by Governor Kevin Stitt during a special ceremony beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the fourth floor rotunda at the Oklahoma State Capitol. A reception will follow in the first floor rotunda outside the Betty Price Gallery. The event is free and open to the public.
OFTA's Oklahoma Arts Day at the Capitol Set for April 3
Oklahoma's nonprofit arts advocacy organization, Oklahomans for the Arts (OFTA), is inviting individuals and organizations involved in the arts statewide to participate in their 2019 Oklahoma Arts Day, April 3 at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
NEA Challenge America Grants for Small and Mid-Sized Organizations
Primarily available to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that serve underserved populations, Challenge America grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) help extend the reach of the arts to those whose opportunities are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability.
Guide for Inclusive Arts-Based Engagement in Cultural Institutions
In serving a "uniquely diverse, ethnic, cultural, and international community," the Queens Museum in New York City recently created a guide that cultural institutions can download and use in achieving inclusive arts-based engagement. Their Paving New Ways to Exploration in Cultural Institutions (PAVE) publication is aimed at inspiring confidence and awareness in visitor-oriented staff and guides.