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Oklahoma Arts Council News

2023 Leadership Arts Applications to Open Soon

Leadership Arts returns in 2023! The popular Oklahoma Arts Council program will soon be seeking applications for its 12th class. Launched in 2008, Leadership Arts equips Oklahomans with the training, research, and professional networks they need to advance the role of the arts in their communities. Read more...

Extension for Governor's Arts Awards Nominations

Friday, November 11 is the new deadline for submitting 2023 Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards nominations. Nominations are encouraged for individuals, businesses, and organizations whose efforts have impacted the arts in communities and schools. Read more...

First Round of Exhibitions Open in Capitol Galleries

The first set of exhibitions of artwork by Oklahoma artists in the rotating Capitol galleries in six years were installed in October. Exhibitions in the galleries had been on hold during the Capitol restoration. Read more...

Be a Grant Review Panelist for the Oklahoma Arts Council

Applications are accepted year-round from Oklahomans interested in serving as grant review panelists. In addition to helping assure programs supported by public funding are reflective of the people of Oklahoma and their communities, grant review panelists receive compensation and gain valuable insight into the grant application and assessment processes. Read more...