Wine Tasting at Twisted Grape to Benefit Okaloosa Arts Alliance
Thank you to everyone who joined us on Sunday, Jan 21st for the Wine & Music Fundraiser at The Twisted Grape. Everyone in attendance enjoyed the great music by Emerald Coast Pipes & Drums, Barbershop Singers, FWB HS Drama Club and Young Philosophers Society. Thank you to Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Emerald Coast Theatre Co, Heritage Museum, Board Members, Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast for donating to the drawings. Thank you to Twisted Grape and the OAA Board of Directors for hosting and coordinating the event. The Okaloosa Arts Alliance exists for the love of art and we couldn't do it without the artists and art supporters! Thank you!
The Okaloosa Arts Alliance Announces Board of Directors for 2017-18
The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) announces the Board of Directors for 2017-2018. The Executive Board of Directors are: President- Bill Head, Chair of the Volunteer Committee, Vice President- Ken Hair with Children in Crisis, Treasurer- Susan Kneller, Chair of the OAA Grants Committee, and Secretary-Becky Belcher with the Arts & Design Society. The Board of Directors are: Karen Reid with Young Philosopher’s Society, Nellie Bogar with the Youth Village, Demetrius Fuller with Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Ursel Behnken with the German Club, Jeanette Shires with the Mattie Kelly Arts Center of NWFL State College and NWFL Symphony Guild, Chris Manson with the Beachcomber, Jean Starkey with Stage Crafters, Gayle Vann, Chair of the Events Committee, James K Baughman, Sr, Author, and Bill Johnston with the Emerald Coast Pipes & Drums.
Okaloosa Arts Alliance Receives $7500 Grant
The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) has received a $7500 Grant from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
FOUR REASONS TO GET YOUR FL ARTS TAG TODAY:
1. The money received through the tag program in Okaloosa County is used to give out grants to arts organizations, schools, and individual artists in Okaloosa County.
2. Each OAA member will receive a 10% discount at OAA events each year they renew their arts tag.
3. You can easily renew your specialty tag each year online.
4. The FL Art Tag looks great and shows that you support the Arts
The money received through the tag program in Okaloosa County is used to give out grants to arts organizations, schools, and individual artists in Okaloosa County. For more information on the "State of the Arts" tag go to http://florida-arts.com/getinvolved/artsplate/