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Oklahoma Arts Council News

Register for OFTA's (Virtual) Arts & Culture Day 2021

Registration is now open for the April 7 virtual event that will bring together art supporters from across the state. Oklahomans for the Arts' annual Oklahoma Arts & Culture Day will be held online this year, providing artists, arts organizations, business and community leaders, educators, and other arts advocates a venue for not only gathering with the creative community, but also for hearing about specific efforts underway to strengthen the arts and cultural sector through public policy and more.

Apply for Shuttered Venue Operators Grants Beginning April 8

Beginning April 8, eligible organizations can apply for Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Emergency Grants Available for Winter Storm Damage

Oklahoma cultural organizations that sustained damage and incurred related costs during recent winter storms may be able to get assistance through a newly announced grant from Oklahoma Humanities. Click here to learn more and to apply.

OSDE Introduces Oklahoma Art Tech Grants for PK-5 Schools

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has announced a new grant program aimed at restoring and sustaining arts education in Oklahoma schools and expanding access to well-rounded courses. Funding available through OSDE's new Oklahoma Art Tech Grant will provide fine arts education in PK-5 schools that currently have limited or no arts programs.