Digitized collection increases opportunity for preservation, accessibility, and research OKLAHOMA CITY (March 30, 2023) – More than 4,500 works from the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s permanent collection can now be viewed digitally from anywhere in the world via collections.okcmoa.com/collections, thanks to generous support from the Kirkpatrick Foundation. Digitization of the Museum’s permanent collection offers several benefits, including […]

OKCMOA Opens Single-Painting Exhibition as Tribute to the Memory of Oklahoma City Bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY – Now open at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is an exhibition centered around the painting Oklahoma by artist Cynthia Daignault, a work honoring the memory of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing in 1995. The exhibition, Cynthia Daignault: Oklahoma, will consist of Daignault’s black-and-white painting and will be on view on the second floor through […]

Spring Break Doesn’t Slow Down Lawmaking

OKLAHOMA CITY – This week is designated the “Spring Break” week for lawmakers as they will be working a lighter-than-normal schedule, allowing lawmakers with children to enjoy family time after a month of policymaking. Several bills the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy is tracking could come up this week or next. Some of the remaining pieces […]

AFC-OK Applauds New Legislation Introducing Universal School Choice in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – American Federation for Children – Oklahoma (AFC-OK) Senior Advisor Jennifer Carter today expressed support for new legislation filed by Sen. Julie Daniels and Sen. Shane Jett introducing comprehensive school choice programs for families with school-aged children. Senate Bill 822, by Daniels, titled the Education Freedom Act, allows parents to use a portion of […]

The Road to the Death Penalty Often Begins with Childhood Abuse

OKLAHOMA CITY – A warning to readers: this column contains graphic details. Oklahoma inmate John Grant was executed at 4:21 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. On Nov. 13, 1998, Grant, serving time for armed robbery, fatally stabbed 58-year-old Kitchen Supervisor Gay Carter with a sharpened screwdriver at the Dick Conner Correctional Center in Hominy. This column […]