Arts & Culture

The Tulsa Planning Office supports the Arts Commission to facilitate the processes that help make and market Tulsa as a place of artistic and cultural tradition and innovation. As an interface between Tulsa’s artistic community and municipal resources, we assist in the approval of beautification projects, the maintenance and marketing of public art, and the long-term cultivation of Tulsa’s cultural resources.

The Tulsa Arts Commission

The Arts Commission is charged with assisting the City in matters concerning public artwork, giving guidance in purchases and maintenance of existing artwork, providing a source of respected opinions and advice concerning public matters having aesthetic implications, reviewing public signage issues (including neighborhood signs), stimulating superior aesthetic quality in all phases of physical development within the community and assisting in the procurement of additional works of public art.

Arts Commission meetings take place at 4 pm on the second Monday of every month, unless otherwise noted.

Meetings are held in City Hall, in the 10th Floor North Conference Room

Meeting Agendas

Arts Commission Ordinance


Percent for Art Project Highlight

• Lacy Community Center Public Art Project

For General Inquiries:

Funding Opportunities

Vision Arts 4 to Begin Accepting Applications Oct. 1

September 30, 2022 Local nonprofit arts organizations are invited to apply for the fourth round of Vision Arts grants managed by the City of Tulsa, Tulsa Arts Commission and Tulsa Planning Office. Vision Arts 4 will be open for applications on Oct. 1, 2022 at 8 a.m....

Call for Artists: Oklahoma Air National Guard, Tulsa

The City of Tulsa is accepting submissions from professional artists or teams of artists for a significant public art opportunity near the Tulsa International Airport. Due to the high-security nature of the Air National Guard's Mission Training Center, this public art...

Request for Proposals: Case Management Software

The Tulsa Planning Office is seeking proposals for the establishment of a new customer service and case management software solution that will provide a high level of functionality and ease of use. RFP Issue Date: 12/17/2021 Proposal Due Date: 02/11/2022 5:00 p.m. CST...