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Julia Kirt, Kelsey Karper, and Deborah McAuliffe at an Oklahoma Contemporary summer art camp, Friday, June 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Study finds arts have a significant impact on Oklahoma’s economy

Study finds arts have a significant impact on Oklahoma’s economy

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the State of Oklahoma was published in June.

(Megan Nance / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Historic Guthrie and its offbeat art and architecture renaissance

“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.

Susan Hogan (Garett Fisbeck)

Plaza District honors Jonathan Fowler, Susan Hogan for dedication and contributions

“In the beginning, we didn’t call it 16th Street because 20 years ago, no one wanted to go south of 63rd Street,” Hogan said. “We just talked about the Plaza District. … A lot of things have changed.”

Jason Pawley works on a mural at Eugene Field Elementary, Monday, March 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Classen Ten Penn neighborhood, Plaza District, local artists rally to return art to Eugene Field Elementary

“We wanted to come up with a model that could potentially be replicable in other schools as well as something that is sustainable for the long-term,” Karper said. “It is an opportunity for artists, but it also benefits students.”

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Creative Oklahoma focuses on fostering Oklahoma’s creative community

Creative Oklahoma fosters innovative thinking and honors Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors at its annual gala.

(Chris Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Local impact! How federal decisions affect local lives and communities

“They are trying to create and turn citizens against the environment and environmentalism, which troubles me more than anything,” Bridgwater said.

Jo Lynne Jones, Director of Development and Communications, with Nehemiah E. Ramirez at Infant Crisis Services, Inc.  mh

Kirkpatrick Family Fund distributes more than $1 million in grants

Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.

Lana Lopez during Acrylic Painting taught by Bert Seabourn during this 8 week winter art class, 2-18-14, at Oklahoma Contemporary, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., at the Fairgrounds.  mh

Study shows low arts consumption in Oklahoma

Citizens in the state’s cities remain the main consumers of art.

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