Monthly Archives: September 2013

Member Minute: Barthelmes Foundation

Today’s Member Minute features the Barthelmes Foundation in Tulsa. The organization’s mission is to endow community support of the arts through the education of its children. The story of the Barthelmes is a beautiful love story that is not just about a husband and wife, but about their love of art, music and children. Here is an […]

Twilight Concert Arts Coun September 24

Member Minute: Arts Council of Oklahoma City

Today’s Member Minutes is the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, which joined Oklahomans for the Arts at the $500 level a few months ago. We appreciate their show of support for OFTA, the Oklahoma Arts Council and public funding for the arts! This organization has been advocating for the arts for a long time. Recently, […]

chamber music Oklahoma City September 19

Thank you, BrightMusic

Oklahomans for the Arts, Inc., welcomes Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma to our membership roster. We count a privilege to count you among our formal arts advocates! From the Brightmusic website Since 2003, the Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma has brought exciting chamber music performances to Oklahoma City audiences.  Artistic Directors Chad Burrow (clarinet) and Amy I-Lin […]

young rembrandts child's ar September 16

Member Minute: Young Rembrandts

Welcome to our most recent member, the Tulsa franchise of Young Rembrandts. Their membership dues arrived last week and we are so glad to learn about their work. They are a national organization with a mission of teaching kids the power of art. Please visit the Young Rembrandt’s website. Follow them on Twitter, Facebook and […]

September 10

Lawton City Council To Decide Arts Funding Tonight

The arts are on the agenda tonight for the Lawton City Council. The council will decide if local nonprofits with arts and cultural missions will receive funding this year in the form of the hotel/motel tax fund. Please attend the meeting if possible. It’s at 6 p.m., New City Hall, Council Chambers/Auditorium, 212 SW 9th […]

music education September 10

Arts in Education Week September 8-14

We’re going to be talking about arts education on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. We want to know about your favorite memory in arts education. We’d especially love to hear from students, teachers, artists, legislators and YOU! Click here to view HR275, the U.S. House of Representatives resolution on Arts in Education Week Resolution. You can […]