Monthly Archives: June 2012

House Committee Approves FY2013 Bill with Significant Reduction in Arts Funding

On June 28, the House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal year 2013 Interior and Environment funding bill. The bill sets funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) at $132 million, a reduction of $14.3 million from the current allocation of $146.3 million. In its budget proposal to Congress earlier this year, the Obama […]

U.S. House Votes To Cut $14 Million from NEA

On Friday, the U.S House of Representatives Appropriations Interior Subcommittee passed its initial FY 2013 funding legislation and proposed a cut of $14 million to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). This budget proposal is disappointing. The arts community recognizes the challenges our elected leaders face in prioritizing federal resources, but funding for the […]

Live on the Plaza Special! Join for just $10!

Live on the Plaza Chalk Art by Bobby Marsee | June 8, 2012 Tonight, Oklahomans for the Arts is running a $10 membership special for individuals and a $5 membership special for students! Come out to Live on the Plaza, and celebrate arts advocacy! Help support the arts in Oklahoma by joining Oklahomans for the […]