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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.

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GRANTS

Norman Arts Council expands its reach by supporting a number of community arts organizations and events like Norman Music Festival, Sooner Theatre, Jazz in June, The Depot, Resonator & 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.

Make sure you never miss any Norman Arts event, artist opportunity or other news by joining our  email list !

Make sure you never miss any Norman Arts event, artist opportunity or other news by joining our email list!

 

Artists Ellen Moershel and Michael Fischerkeller have a split exhibition at MAINSITE beginning on Friday, August 9.

Fall 2019 Arts Education Scholarships applications are open now! Norman students (grades K-8) are eligible to apply through Monday, August 26!

Eric Piper and Beatriz Mayorca were selected as recipients of the 2019 O. Gail Poole Memorial Travel Fund Award!

Unbound by Paul Cocksedge is Norman’s newest piece of public art! You can see it at Norman Public Library Central, 103 W. Acres. The library itself will open later this year.

2nd Friday Norman Art Walk is back on Friday, August 9 in the Walker Arts District of Downtown Norman!

 
Ellen Moershel (pictured) and Michael Fischerkeller will have works on display at  MAINSITE Contemporary Art  starting Friday, August 9 and running through Saturday, September 14.   Primal  |48 x 60 | Acrylic on canvas

Ellen Moershel (pictured) and Michael Fischerkeller will have works on display at MAINSITE Contemporary Art starting Friday, August 9 and running through Saturday, September 14.

Primal |48 x 60 | Acrylic on canvas

Eric Piper and Beatriz Mayorca were selected as recipients of the 2019 O. Gail Poole Memorial Travel Fund Award!  Read how they are using their awards to benefit their artistic practice .

Eric Piper and Beatriz Mayorca were selected as recipients of the 2019 O. Gail Poole Memorial Travel Fund Award! Read how they are using their awards to benefit their artistic practice.

Fall 2019 Arts Education Scholarships are open now, and Norman Arts is accepting applications through Monday, August 26, 2019.  Learn more and apply here !

Fall 2019 Arts Education Scholarships are open now, and Norman Arts is accepting applications through Monday, August 26, 2019. Learn more and apply here!

Unbound  by Paul Cocksedge can now be seen at the Norman Public Library Central, 103 W. Acres. The library itself will open later this year.

Unbound by Paul Cocksedge can now be seen at the Norman Public Library Central, 103 W. Acres. The library itself will open later this year.

Norman Arts is a proud supporter of Summer Daze, a two-day, back-to-school music festival Summer Daze held at  Opolis  (indoors on Friday, August 30, indoors/outdoors on Saturday, August 31), featuring an assortment of local and national indie talent, including Sports, Hovvdy, Lomelda, Breakup, Smokey Motel & more!

Norman Arts is a proud supporter of Summer Daze, a two-day, back-to-school music festival Summer Daze held at Opolis (indoors on Friday, August 30, indoors/outdoors on Saturday, August 31), featuring an assortment of local and national indie talent, including Sports, Hovvdy, Lomelda, Breakup, Smokey Motel & more!

The Walker Arts District of Downtown Norman now has street banners, thanks to the support of generous Norman business partners and organizations!

The Walker Arts District of Downtown Norman now has street banners, thanks to the support of generous Norman business partners and organizations!

 

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.