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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center


Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education, exhibitions, and performance.

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, formed in 1989 as City Arts Center by Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, is a nonprofit organization committed to providing the community with quality, accessible and affordable arts programming and education. Through corporate funding and private donations, Oklahoma Contemporary is able to educate Oklahomans through adult classes and workshops, art camps and classes for local youth, art exhibitions, lectures and additional educational programming. Oklahoma Contemporary was the recipient of the first grant ever awarded by the Kirkpatrick Family Fund and plays a key role in the development of Oklahoma City’s visual arts landscape.

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Inclusion in Arts


Inclusion in Art is dedicated to promoting racial and cultural diversity in Oklahoma’s visual arts community through exhibitions, workshops, creative projects and lectures.

Inclusion in Art continues to support artists of color by connecting communities through socially conscious presentations that challenge the mind and embrace progressive thought.

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Academia OKC


Academia Oklahoma City is a non-profit arts program with the mission to enrich children's lives through focus, discipline, and excellence in keeping cultural traditions alive through various art forms such as visual arts, theater, creative writing, music, music production/recording, and film making while preserving the arts in Oklahoma.