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Oklahoma Arts Council to Host Community Meeting in Cordell

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 27, 2022) – Staff of the Oklahoma Arts Council, the official state agency for the support and development of the arts, will be in Washita County on Saturday, June 4, to present information about grants and services the agency offers in support of local initiatives. The meeting will take place from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the The Legacy at Opera House, located at 225 E. Main in Cordell.

During the meeting, Oklahoma Arts Council staff will highlight funding available to nonprofit organizations, PreK-12 schools, public libraries, municipalities, tribal governments, and colleges and universities. Each year, Oklahoma Arts Council grants support thousands of arts and cultural programs across the state, including festivals, performances, exhibitions, artist residencies in schools, summer camps, after-school learning programs, and more. The agency also offers specific grant programs for cultural district development, military programs, and rural arts.

In addition to presenting its grant funding opportunities, Oklahoma Arts Council staff will outline technical assistance services and detail professional development programs offered by the agency to support cultural infrastructure in communities. The meeting will conclude with group discussion, a Q&A session, and networking.

Staff and volunteers of arts and cultural organizations, visual and performing artists, cultural practitioners, educators, business and civic leaders, and others are encouraged to attend. There is no cost to participate, and all are welcome.

To RSVP, or for more information, contact Molly O’Connor, Oklahoma Arts Council assistant director, at (405) 521-2013 or

About the Oklahoma Arts Council
The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides hundreds of grants to organizations and schools in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state's arts and cultural industry, and manages the art collections at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Additional information is available at

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