Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 30

Legislative Voting Records 2015

See how your legislators voted on arts-related bills for this year’s legislative session in this 2015 Oklahoma Arts Culture Legislative Voting Record. Oklahomans for the Arts compiled votes based on bills on which we took a position, which includes SB283 and HB1824. We only showed the full Senate and House where appropriate and committee votes if […]

April 29

ACTION ALERT: Keep Public Funding for the Arts Strong

We need your voice to keep public funding for the arts strong in Oklahoma. Our state arts agency, the Oklahoma Arts Council, benefits our entire state and should receive full funding for the next fiscal year. Lawmakers need to hear from you now. The state is facing a $611M budget shortfall and all state agencies are facing […]

April 16

See the Community Impact at OK Arts Day

Arts and culture supporters from across the state will gather at the State Capitol on May 5, 2015 to demonstrate that the arts and culture sector develops communities, improves education, and grows the economy. Register and learn more here. In addition to visiting legislators, attendees can learn about the impact of arts on our communities and […]

April 09

Words of Wisdom for a Successful “Day at the Capitol”

Stacy Cramer Moore, Executive Director of the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, offers tips for a successful Oklahoma Arts Day as a participating organization. Legislators and staff are bombarded by these events nearly every day at the capitol. Successful days have the perfect blend of colorful community characters, civic leaders, and tasty treats. It is […]

April 02

Meeting With Your Legislators

Oklahoma Arts Day at the State Capitol doesn’t just show off the variety and depth of arts organizations in our state, it’s also a chance to begin or continue relationships with your elected officials. Senator Sparks with Norman delegation in 2014 Please take the time to visit your legislators to inform them about how public […]