This case study is part of a series investigating the variety of ways that Oklahoma communities invest municipal resources and funding in the arts. These stories illustrate how these investments, big or small, can have a positive impact on citizens, civic pride, tourism, and the general well-being of a place and its people.Read More
As a visual arts educator with OKCPS, Gail Sloop has seen public funding for the arts support creative, integrated learning on Oklahoma history, art, and culture among OKC elementary students.
“My mission is to expose young children, pre-kindergarten to 6th, to the arts,” says Sloop.Read More
The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, better knowns as CityRep, serves Oklahoma as the largest employer of professional actors in the state.
The majority of CityRep’s productions are either world, regional, state or City premieres, including one of the first regional productions of AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY, the Tony and Pulitzer award winning Oklahoma drama.Read More