The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) of Okaloosa County is a local arts agency that strengthens the county by supporting the arts through advocacy, education, and marketing and promotion. 

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance Announces Board of Directors for 2022-23

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) announces the Board of Directors for the current fiscal year. The Executive Board of Directors are President- Bill Head, Colonel (Ret), USAF, MSC, Vice President- Marlayna Goosby- Grow Your Gift Conservatory of Music, Treasurer- Susan Kneller, Chair of the OAA Grants Committee, and Secretary-Becky Belcher with the Arts & Design Society. The Board of Directors are James K. Baughman Sr-Author, Jeanette Shires-Mattie Kelly Arts Center at NWFL State College, Niceville & NWFL Symphony Guild, Chris Reid- Musician & Young Philosophers Society, ​Cole Huffer, Enlightened Studios, ​Helen Harris, HH Arts, ​Diane Fraser, Emerald Coast Science Center, Karen Reid-MS, LMHC, BCBA- Lotus Learning & Arts Center & Beyond Expectations, Inc, ​Wally Ratcliffe, Arts & Design Society, Ursel Behnken-German Club, ​Carole Byrd, retired artist & teacher, and Gayle Vann-Publicity Chair.

Okaloosa Arts Alliance Receives $10,000 Grant

The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) has received a $10,000 Grant from the Florida Division of Arts & Culture for its 2022-23 fiscal year.  The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) is a non-profit 501(c)3 local arts agency that strengthens Okaloosa County by supporting the arts through advocacy, education, and marketing. The OAA is supported in part by the Florida Department of State Division of Arts & Culture and from Florida Arts auto license tag revenues but could not exist without its members and community support

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Florida Arts Tag

1. The money received through the tag program in Okaloosa County is used to support arts and culture in Okaloosa County.
2. You can easily renew your specialty tag each year online.
3 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