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BIPOC Artists wanted for Fresh Paint Mural Competition

Applications for the 2024 Fresh Paint Mural Project are closed Arts Council Oklahoma City is searching for talented artists from the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) community to participate in the Fresh Paint Mural Project at the 58th annual Festival of the Arts.  In partnership with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Fresh Paint […]

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Sunday Twilight Concert Series returns to Myriad Gardens this summer

The Sunday Twilight Concert Series presented by The Chickasaw Nation returns to Oklahoma City in the summer of 2023! The free outdoor concert series that showcases a wide variety of genres kicked off with an incredible night of soul and R&B from Koolie High and Friends on June 11. It will be followed by all

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Arts Council OKC kicks off two summer learning programs

Arts Council Oklahoma City (ACOKC) is partnering with Oklahoma libraries and recreation centers to bring free arts programming to kids this summer. Neighborhood Arts, a partnership between ACOKC and the Metropolitan Library System, brings free, daily performances to libraries across Oklahoma County. Twelve groups, such as the Sugar Free Allstars, OKC Improv, Lyric Theatre, Lucas

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Festival of the Arts returns to OKC April 25 – 30!

Arts Council Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts, presented by Inasmuch Foundation and MidFirst Bank, returns to Bicentennial Park April 25 – 30, 2023. Considered Oklahoma City’s beloved rite of spring, Festival will feature six days of incredible art, delicious food, and entertainment from outstanding local performing artists. “Since 1967, Festival of the Arts has

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Meet the 2023 Festival of the Arts Co-Chairs: Susie White & Farooq Karim

We’re excited to announce the two Festival of the Arts Co-Chairs who have dedicated countless hours of their time to produce this year’s event: Susie White and Farooq Karim! Both Susie and Farooq are familiar with all things Festival and have volunteered for over a decade. Susie began volunteering at Festival in 2011 at the

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Young artists needed for Festival of the Arts Youth Art Sale

Applications are now being accepted for Arts Council Oklahoma City’s Youth Art Sale, which gives young local artists the opportunity to showcase their creative works of art. The Youth Art Sale is a one-day event allowing Oklahoma’s emerging young artists to display and sell their artwork during the Festival of the Arts. All artists ages 8

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OKC’s biggest family-friendly NYE party returns to Bicentennial Park

Join Arts Council Oklahoma City in the heart of downtown OKC for the 37th annual Opening Night New Year’s Eve Celebration, presented by MidFirst Bank and the Inasmuch Foundation.  Make plans to ring in the new year at Opening Night, Oklahoma City’s largest family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration. Opening Night is a place for people

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Art Moves to expand beyond daily lunchtime performances

Arts Council Oklahoma City is thrilled to announce the expansion of Art Moves, which currently brings daily art performances to popular lunchtime destinations across Oklahoma City. Going forward, Art Moves will ensure performers are not only showcasing their talents at ACOKC events, but events hosted by other organizations in the arts community. “Oklahoma City has

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