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So … what is Norman Arts?

It is thousands of families, friends, and art lovers visiting Downtown Norman’s galleries, shops, restaurants, venues and other unique locations every month during the 2nd Friday Art Walk.

It is gallery exhibits, artist talks, workshops, and performances that bring local, regional, national, and international visual artists, curators, performers, musicians, poets, filmmakers, thinkers and doers to Norman.

It is school children being given the opportunity to try their hands at painting, dance, music and sculpting for the very first time.

It is integral to Norman’s role as the City of Festivals, helping draw visitors from across the state, region, and country to events like Jazz In June, Norman Music Festival and world-class museums like Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and Sam Noble Museum of Natural History.

Since 1976, the Norman Arts Council has supported Norman’s rich history of public art, events and arts education. Our exhibits, art walks, arts education experiences, and festivals draw more than 532,000 visitors each year to a community that supports the arts and understands that arts are what make Norman beautiful.

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For more information contact the Norman Arts Council at 405.360.1162 or NAC@NormanArts.org.


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