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Oklahoma Humanities Council

At OHC, we’re providing funding and resources that support lifelong learning and a vibrant cultural life for all Oklahomans. The mission of the Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) is strengthen communities by helping Oklahomans learn about the human experience, understand new perspectives, and participate knowledgeably in civic life. OHC is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we strive to stimulate discussion, encourage new perspectives, and to actively engage people in the humanities disciplines, such as history, literature, philosophy, and ethics.



 OHC is currently seeking board nominations -- Deadline: May 31, 2015. Click here for details.


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Click here to apply to host the Smithsonian Institution's 2017 Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition called The Way We Worked. The application deadline is May 1, 2015. Exhibit requirements and tour specifications are available within the application.


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  • OHC Seeking Board Nominations

    Oklahoma City, OK -- The Oklahoma Humanities Council (OHC) is currently seeking nominations to serve on its board. OHC is governed by a 24-member Board of Trustees, comprised of private citizens, academic scholars, and Governor’s appointees. Nominations to the Board of Trustees are accepted on a year-round basis and must be submitted in writing.

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