A Little Thanksgiving Creativity


Have you thought about incorporating creativity into your Thanksgiving festivities this week? Whether it’s an activity for the kids or a DIY project for you to do, there are tons of ways that the arts can play a role in your Thanksgiving activities and decorations! Here are just a few websites with ideas to get you started… If you end up making something, we would love to see it and share it with the community! Take a picture, post it […]

Send-off for Clayton P. Moore

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We are sad to be saying good-bye to Clayton P. Moore. Our former Business Development and Employee Giving Manager is leaving Allied Arts to take on his new role as Executive Director of the Oklahoma WONDERtorium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Before he left, we asked him a few questions about his time at Allied Arts and his perspective on the arts in general. His closing interview is below… How long were you with Allied Arts?            16 […]

Over $325,000 raised through OPUS VIII!


We’re ready to announce that this year’s OPUS event raised over $325,000 for our local arts community – more than any other Allied Arts event to date! Thank you so much to this year’s fantastic co-chairs, Robin & Brad Krieger and Valerie & Brad Naifeh. Your hard work, generosity and support helped make this event such a success! Additional thanks goes out to the wonderful OPUS Committee, Laurie & Charlie Givens, all the generous corporate and individual sponsors, and the 630 […]

A Morning at the Healing Studio

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“Life is like one big crazy puzzle.”… “Mine is rough because I’ve been through some rough times in my life.” Students at the Healing Studio at Norman Firehouse Art Center had the opportunity to express themselves by building a symbolic sculpture to represent their view of life and art. The pieces of work that these artists created were beautiful examples of art as an expressive outlet and art as an option for everyone. The Norman Firehouse website describes the Healing […]