Category Archives: Oklahoma Arts Day

May 05

The Work Begins Today: OK Art Day

By Oklahoma Arts Day Committee Member Angela Williams, Paoli, OK Oklahoma Arts Day at the Capitol is honestly one of my favorite events of the year. However, the planning, executing and networking to champion the Arts in Oklahoma can be exhilarating and exhausting. It would be easy to check that off our list and proceed […]

May 02

Top 11 reasons to go to OK Arts Day:

By Lucy Swanson, Oklahoma Arts Day Co-Chair & Founder of The Arts in Guthrie 11. Did you say Sugar Free Allstars and Chase Kerby rockin’ the Capitol? YES! And Chill with the beautiful sounds of the OKC Philharmonic’s Brass Duo…Sweeeeeet! Performer schedule 10. Learn about the huge renovation of our State Capitol that is underway […]

April 29

Arts advocates to rally at State Capitol on May 4

Oklahomans for the Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Day Committee invite arts and culture supporters to join together at the State Capitol on May 4, 2016 to deliver a unified message to our Oklahoma legislators: Arts and culture benefits the entire state’s economy, education and communities.  The free event includes meeting with legislators to ask them to support […]

May 01

See These Artists Create at OK Arts Day

Oklahoma Arts Day will fill the State Capitol with art in many forms on May 5, 2015. Besides visiting and learning about 40+ community arts organizations, visitors can watch musical performances, participate in art projects and watch artists create. Most of the day come to the 4th floor of the State Capitol to find the artists. […]

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 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 […]

May 18

No Chance At Life

Kate Eshelman just got the worst news. For an arts teacher anyway. On April 6, she wrote the following on her blog, Lessons From the K-12 Art Room: I just received news that the K-12 art program in my school district is being cut due to lack of funding.  While I am upset about losing […]

April 26

Say Cheese.

Selfie Definition 1: A picture taken of yourself that you plan to upload to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google+ or any other sort of social networking website. You can usually see the person’s arm holding out the camera. Selfie Definition 2: A strange phenomenon in which the photographer is also the subject of the photograph, in […]

April 23

Six Contacts To Make On Arts Day

One of the things we heard a lot last year from people who attended arts day was how glad they were to connect with other arts organizations from across the state. Arts Day is about making lots of connections within the context of advocacy. These connections go beyond elected officials to include legislative staff, OAC […]