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Enter our Love Letter Contest for a Chance to Win TWO Free Kristin Chenoweth Tickets!

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Interested in winning a pair of FREE tickets to Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Oklahoma (benefitting Allied Arts) on May 14th at the Civic Center? Submit the most beautiful, cute, or happy love letter you have ever written or received from a significant other, family member, or friend to info@alliedartsokc.com by February 16th at 11:59pm for a chance to win!

2019 Campaign Kickoff Event Highlights

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On Wednesday, February 6, Allied Arts launched their 2019 campaign with the goal of raising more than $3.3 million under the leadership of campaign co-chairs Doug Stussi and John Higginbotham. Allied Arts President/CEO Deborah McAuliffe Senner welcomed more than 350 donors, volunteers, and sponsors attending the annual campaign kickoff event that took place at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Allied Arts has already raised almost $1.2 million towards their $3.3 million goal. The event featured performances from El […]

Allied Arts Named Winner of Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s Great Idea Challenge

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Allied Arts is thrilled to be named one of the recipients for the OCCF’s Great Idea Challenge – winning a $160,000 grant to fund our “great idea” to benefit Central Oklahoma! With our innovative idea, “Great Arts for a Great City,” we will build a platform that will include a comprehensive arts calendar, it will also help make arts more accessible to all, providing alerts to last-minute show tickets at a myriad of venues with discounts, museum admission discounts, and […]

Our 2019 Employee Giving Headliners!

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Allied Arts is so excited to already have 117 Headliners that will host employee giving campaigns for our annual campaign that kicks off February 6th, 2019: the 62 companies and organizations listed below as well as our 26 member agencies.  We would love to include your company on our Headliner list as well! What is a Headliner? Headliners are organizations that commit early to hosting an Allied Arts employee giving campaign. This year’s deadline to confirm your campaign has passed.  You may administer […]

Support Allied Arts this #GivingTuesday!

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Art matters to all – and your #Giving Tuesday contribution to Allied Arts can make a difference in the lives of not only children and adults but also in entire communities. Allied Arts has raised over $67 million for arts organizations since our founding, which has affected individuals and communities across the state of Oklahoma. However, we do much more than only raise money for arts organizations. Along with fundraising, Allied Arts also promotes arts education, advocates on their behalf, and […]

UCO student celebrates 21st birthday by donating to the arts.

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Travis Miller, a UCO student and Vice President of UCO’s chapter of the Collegiate National Association for Music Education (CNAfME), found a creative avenue to donate to Allied Arts and make a difference in arts education. The CNAfME is dedicated to preparing future music educators through musical, educational and professional development. The UCO chapter for CNAfME invited Allied Arts to present to the UCO faculty advisers and student board of CNAfME during their search for a 2019 charitable cause or […]

Support Allied Arts. Shop AmazonSmile.

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Through November 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Allied Arts when you shop for great deals on AmazonSmile.com. Use our link. Shop for great deals here!

Dance for Parkinson’s

Greg Aldridge bends down during a dance class for people with Parkinson's Disease and similar illnesses put on by the Oklahoma City Ballet in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

As an Allied Arts’ member agency, the Oklahoma City Ballet is growing its Golden Swans outreach program benefiting senior adults. In partnership with Parkinson Foundation of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Ballet is offering a brand new program – Parkinson’s Dance Class! Dance has been proven to be an enjoyable and beneficial way for people with Parkinson’s to work on their balance and mobility while also providing a fun social atmosphere. This incredible class takes participants through different movements by sitting, […]

Leave a Legacy for the Arts

In an effort to build long-term support for the arts, Allied Arts has accepted a challenge from the Kirkpatrick Family Fund to raise $24,000 by October 31, 2018 for its affiliated fund held at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. When the goal is met, every $3 donated will be matched with $1 – meaning when AlliedArts has raised $24,000, the Kirkpatrick Family Fund will match with an $8,000 challenge grant! To date, Allied Arts has raised more than $12,000 as […]

State of Oklahoma & City of Oklahoma City Employee Giving Kickoff

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Allied Arts is honored to be a part of the State of Oklahoma and City of Oklahoma City employee giving campaigns. Each year, City and State employees have the opportunity to donate funds conveniently through their workplace giving campaign to charities including Allied Arts, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Opry Heritage Foundation and United Way. The State Charitable Campaign was located the lawn of the state Capitol where employees celebrated their campaign with hot dogs, popsicles and live music. […]