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Panel members discuss arts education during
February's Leadership Arts session.
Artists' reception at the Capitol, March 12, 4 to 6
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As the official state
agency for the arts, the
Oklahoma Arts Council
leads in the development
and support of a thriving
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Thirty-two individuals from 22
Oklahoma communities were on hand
at Quartz Mountain Lodge near Lone
Wolf for the first session of the 2013
Leadership Arts program. The first
session included group activities and
panel discussion centered on arts
education. Panelists Amy Young, Lisa
Allswede, Nicki Wood and Michael
Eddens discussed the need for renewed focus on the arts in public education, citing
the growing body of evidence that arts education fosters overall academic
improvement and social development.
The session also included a tour of Quartz Mountain Resort, home to summer and
fall art programs offered by the Oklahoma Arts Institute.
Session two takes place March 20-21 in Miami, OK.
View a list of the 2013 Leadership Arts class members.
Postponed by February's inclement
weather, an artists' reception for the
three new Capitol gallery exhibitions
has been rescheduled for Tuesday,
March 12, 4 to 6 p.m. Free and open