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Topic: oklahoma arts council

Pollard urges Oklahomans to contact Congress over proposed arts cuts

Pollard to be directly affected


Gazette staff
Guthrie’s Pollard Theatre is urging stage fans to voice concern to Oklahoma senators over proposed cuts of National Endowment for the Arts’ funding.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Final Stage?

Stage Center needs deep pockets and committed partners to ensure the building a viable future, according to a new renovation study.


C.G. Niebank
Stage Center may be regarded as a masterpiece of avant-garde modern architecture, but the building’s age, unusual configuration, dilapidated condition and the lack of a single well-financed tenant appear to have turned it into a Gordian knot for both the building’s owner and the local theater community.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

New Oklahoma Arts Council executive director starts first week of job

Kim Baker brings 18 years of OAC experience to role.


Carmen Forman
After a nationwide search, the Oklahoma Arts Council voted unanimously to have its deputy director Kim Baker become its the new executive director effective Tuesday.
Friday, November 4, 2011

Meal and a show

OKC’s new Art Moves program gets creative during the lunch rush with a variety of performances.

Performing Arts

Carmen Forman
The Oklahoma Arts Council recently launched a program that brings the arts to people during the workweek lunch hour.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Art pays


Kym Koch
If it cost you a dollar and a nickel a year, would you fork it over to attend Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts?
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Artful dodge

Arts advocates celebrate the apparent death of a state bill to eliminate arts funding.


Rachael Cervenka
With a controversial bill seeking to eliminate state funding to the arts apparently dead for the upcoming legislative session, Oklahoma Arts Council officials say they are beyond grateful for the vast amount of support they received statewide in response to the legislation.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Darts at arts

Grant requests to Oklahoma Arts Council are on the rise, but the agency faces having nearly 7 percent fewer dollars to give in 2014.


Molly Evans
The Oklahoma Arts Council is expected to face nearly a 7-percent reduction in federal funding in fiscal year 2014, escalating the agency’s two-year losses to almost $100,000.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

No bull's-eye

Letters to the Editor

Carl Hall
In “Darts at arts” (News, Molly Evans, July 10, Oklahoma Gazette), we were told, “Every dollar of public funding generates about $8 in tax revenue for Oklahoma, according to [Oklahoma Arts Council].”
Wednesday, July 31, 2013