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Building bridges

The Oklahoma Arts Council, which supports arts and education through grants, developing programs and services for the arts, wants that economic boom to continue. “We’ve seen an explosion of the arts and cultural industry in Oklahoma,” says Kim Baker, executive director of the Oklahoma Arts Council. “In a 2009-10 economic impact study we had commissioned

Art advocates

Arts in Oklahoma — as well as the auxiliary festivals, events and shows that revolve around it — generate a massive amount of economic growth. But, with budgets being cut nationwide and art education going by the wayside, she knows more needs to be done to educate the public on the arts’ correlation to the