PROGRAMS

Norman Arts Council has established a number of programs to help bring art and culture to the Norman community, including 2nd Friday Norman Art Walks, MAINSITE Contemporary Art, Cultural Connections, Arts in Education initiatives and more.

GRANTS

Norman Arts Council expands its reach by supporting a number of community arts organizations and events like Norman Music Festival, Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, Jazz in June & more. Your organization could be eligible, too!

OPPORTUNITIES

To support individual artists, Norman Arts Council, MAINSITE Contemporary Art & Norman Public Arts Board makes a number of art opportunities available. See those and more from a variety of partners and organizations across the state and country. 

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PUBLIC ART IS SMART

Norman Arts Council’s Public Art is SmART program uses Norman’s  public art as the catalyst for dynamic educational resources  created to encourage educators of every grade level and subject area to enhance their teaching and students’ educational experiences using various, wonderful pieces of accessible works of art.

 

Norman Arts Council hosts its annual fundraiser and arts party on Saturday, March 30! Get your tickets to Roaring Twenties: The Age of One-derful Nonsense now!

Echoes & Resonance — featuring work by Latvian artists Liena Bondare and Paulis Liepa — opens at MAINSITE Contemporary Art on Friday, February 8.

The Norman Arts Council, Public Arts Board, and City of Norman are inviting artists to submit designs that will transform city storm drains into works of public art. These Artful Inlets will educate and raise awareness that pollutants that go down storm drains have a devasting impact on our local water quality. Submit by Friday, February 22!

 
Roaring Twenties: The Age of ONE-derful Nonsense is Saturday, March 30, 2019! Support Norman Arts by  learn more and get your tickets  today!  If you are an artist who would like to donate work to support NAC,  learn more here and submit  by Monday, February 25! All images courtesy of  Shevaun Williams .

Roaring Twenties: The Age of ONE-derful Nonsense is Saturday, March 30, 2019! Support Norman Arts by learn more and get your tickets today!
If you are an artist who would like to donate work to support NAC, learn more here and submit by Monday, February 25!
All images courtesy of Shevaun Williams.

Latvian artists Liena Bondare and Paulis Liepa showcase work in  Echoes & Resonance  at  MAINSITE Contemporary Art  from February 8 through March 8.

Latvian artists Liena Bondare and Paulis Liepa showcase work in Echoes & Resonance at MAINSITE Contemporary Art from February 8 through March 8.

Transform city drains into works of art!  Learn more and apply here  by Friday, February 22!

Transform city drains into works of art! Learn more and apply here by Friday, February 22!

James Johnson's Prairie Wind was installed at the new Norman Public Library East in June. The library opened to the public on July 20!

James Johnson's Prairie Wind was installed at the new Norman Public Library East in June. The library opened to the public on July 20!

 

Thanks to the following sponsors for their ongoing support of Norman Arts Council, its operations and programs. 

 

 

As well as the contributions and support from many more businesses, organizations, families and individuals.