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 on site 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.”