This program is on hiatus for FY 2015-2016.

 

For more information,

contact the Arts & Humanities Division

580-581-3470, 581-3471

Email: LAHC@cityof.lawton.ok.us

 

Previous Years Programming

 

2014 - 2015 Sharing the Spirit, Field Trip to Historic Sites, 2-Day Creative Expression Workshop, Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4

 

Patrons experienced Oklahoma’s American Indian History via the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge with Jimmy W. Arterberry, Comanche scholar, historian, artist and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Comanche Nation. 

 

Day 1 - Friday, April 3, Meet at the Arts & Humanities Division at 8am. The group will travel to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge for lecture with journaling/sketching from approximately 9:00am – 2:00pm.

Day 2 - Saturday, April 4, Creative Expressions in Studio, 9am – 5pm. Studio time will be held at Old Town Hall/Carnegie Library in downtown Lawton. Each participant will create a response to his/her onsite experience.

The City of Lawton, Lawton Arts & Humanities Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts are program sponsors. The program is made possible in part by a grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council.

About the Oklahoma Arts Council

“The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The Council’s mission is to lead, cultivate and support a thriving arts environment, which is essential to quality of life, education and economic vitality for all Oklahomans. The Council provides more than 500 grants to over 300 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry, and manages hundreds of works of art in the public spaces of the state Capital. For more information, visit www.arts.ok.gov.”

 

 

2013 - 2014 Sharing the Spirit

Nov 3, Cameron University’s John C. Paynter Collection Exhibit of Native American Art

 

Nov 5, Anthropologist Dr. Fred Schneider, “Native American Plant Lecture

 

Nov 16, "The Beat of Tribal Drums and the Dance of the Comanche People,” with Eleanor McDaniel, Comanche

 

April 4-5, 2014, Two-day creative expression workshop led by Jimmy W. Arterberry, Comanche scholar, historian and artist and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Comanche Nation at National Register of Historic Places located at Fort Sill, Medicine Bluffs and Adams Hill Tar Pits.

 

2012 - Sharing the Spirit at City Artwalk with Myron Beeson, Jimmy Arterberry, Eleanor McDaniel, Dr. Todd McDaniels Ph.d., & Harry Mithlo

 

Hide Tipi Workshop w/ Jimmy Arterberry

Medallion Beading Workshop w/ Eleanor McDaniels

 

 

2011 - Sharing the Spirit at City Artwalk with Myron Beeson, Peggy Brennan, Eleanor McDaniel, Dr. Todd McDaniels Ph.d., & Harry Mithlo; followed by Cherokee Basket Weaving Workshop w/ Peggy Brennan and Medallion Beading Workshop w/ Eleanor McDaniels

 

2010 - Tim Tate Nevaquya & Ali Harter in Concert

2007 - Film Workshops

Tvli Jacob, Writing and Directing for Film

Chad Burris, Entertainment Law

1990's Jan 24, 1998 - Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice Concert, learn more about Joy Harjo at www.joyharjo.com