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
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) supports visual artists living and working in Oklahoma while also promoting public interest in and understanding of the arts.
The Tulsa Art Studio Tour is one of OVAC’s exposure avenues for Oklahoma visual artists, allowing community members to meet artists living and working in their neighborhoods.Read More
The Prairie Dance Theatre serves the Oklahoma metropolitan area by promoting high standards of dance and movement through the education of children and the public.
The Prairie Dance Theatre has pursued this mission, since the late 1970s, with the support of the Oklahoma Arts Council. And beginning in 2003, Prairie focused its programming on dance education for underserved elementary school students.Read More