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 City Philharmonic provides access to orchestral music and education in music performance to the Oklahoma City metro.
Society of Strings is part of the Philharmonic’s education programming and offers adults in the community the opportunity to learn a string instrument and continue learning and developing skills through participation in an orchestra.Read More
Canterbury Choral society’s mission to provide the highest quality choral music to “the broadest and most diverse audience possible” begins with students who participate in the Canterbury Youth Choruses (CYC).
CYC serves young people from over 100 school districts in central Oklahoma with curriculum designed to enhance singing skills and overall musical literacy.Read More
NewView Oklahoma provides year-round classes in a variety of artistic media designed to make the arts accessible to people with vision loss.
The Creative Visions program was created in partnership with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art to provide audio and descriptive tours of museums and to give students in NewView classes opportunities to exhibit their artwork.Read More
During its time in Oklahoma City, Reduxion Theatre Company has crafted a unique brand of live performance that has provided central Oklahoma a boost to tourism and an artistic draw with an eye toward international trends in theatre.
Reduxion Theatre has attributed its ability to remain in central Oklahoma in substantial part to the support of the Oklahoma Arts Council.Read More
Oklahoma’s Metropolitan Library System believes in growing smarter communities through engaging experiences.
The experiences provided by Metro Library would not be possible without the support of the Oklahoma Arts Council.Read More