AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER & OKPOP MUSEUM: SUPPORTING CULTURAL OPPORTUNITIES IN OK

Oklahomans for the Arts supports cultural opportunities across the state and public investment to start and sustain such opportunities.

The Oklahoma Legislature is considering measures that would have significant impacts on two major cultural institutions in the state.

Oklahomans for the Arts supports the funding of the OKPOP Museum and the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

OKPOP Museum

The OKPOP Museum, to be located in the Brady Arts District of Tulsa, will be a 75,000-square-foot, four story building dedicated to the creative spirit of Oklahoma’s people and the influence of Oklahoma artists on popular culture around the world. The museum will feature music, film, television, theatre, pop art, comic books, literature, and humor. The facility, exhibitions and programs will add to cultural opportunities for the Tulsa area and entire state and will be part of the Oklahoma Historical Society.

The Oklahoma Legislature is considering measures to fund construction of the museum through bonds.  Oklahomans for the Arts supports Senator Brian Bingman’s proposal, Senate Bill 839

American Indian Cultural Center and Museum

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum celebrates the rich Native American Cultures in Oklahoma,  The center focuses on American Indian values are expressed through language, arts, dance, music, literature, crafts and other traditions thriving in Indian communities throughout Oklahoma today. The Center is located on the Oklahoma River, east of downtown Oklahoma City. The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum will create cultural opportunities to the Oklahoma City area and entire state.

The Oklahoma Legislature is considering measures to fund construction of the museum through bonds. Oklahomans for the Arts supports Speaker Jeffrey Hickman’s proposal, House Bill 2190.