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Announcements

June 01, 2017

There is a bridge out between Burns Flat and Sentinel on SH-44. If you are traveling to Quartz Mountain using I-40 West, this may affect your route. We recommend you take US-183 (exit 66 on I-40 W), rather than SH-44 (exit 53 on I-40 W). See full directions here.

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Announcements

March 07, 2017

Auditions for the 2017 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute have concluded! All applicants, whether accepted, not accepted, or accepted as an alternate, will be notified by email by April. Audition registration for the 2018 Institute will begin in December.

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Announcements

January 10, 2017

Inclement Weather
For auditions scheduled the weekend of January 13-15, we’ll be monitoring the weather closely and posting audition updates on Facebook and Twitter.

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Announcements

October 21, 2016

Over the last forty years, the Oklahoma Arts Institute (OAI) has nurtured talent and inspired a lifelong passion for the arts in some of Oklahoma’s most gifted artists. The Summer and Fall Arts Institutes at Quartz Mountain have had a profound impact on thousands of talented high school students and dedicated educators from every reach of our state.

Many of our alumni have gone on to enjoy successful artistic careers, and we think it's high time we acknowledge their accomplishments! We hope you will join us for our inaugural ...

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Announcements

September 16, 2016

The 2016 OSAI performances are here!

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Announcements

September 06, 2016

Dear Friends of OAI,

As many of you know, this has been a difficult year for public education in Oklahoma. Facing a $1.3 billion state budget shortfall, the Oklahoma State Department of Education was forced to make more than $38 million in cuts to its activity fund, drastically reducing its investment in many valuable programs while eliminating funding for others entirely.

As a result of these cuts, the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s funding to the Oklahoma Arts Institute during the upcoming 2016-2017 fiscal year has...

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