February 27, 2012

Oklahoma Museum Hall of Fame puts staff on non-paid status; closes museum

According to an article in the Tulsa World, the Okahoma Music Hall of Fame, Muskogee, announced today that its closing the museum portion of the organization and placing two fulltime staffers on non-paid status. Click here to read more. Reasons citing for closure is inability to continue to rely on the same corporate and private funders who are also facing challenges because of the recession.

Is this the first Oklahoma arts organization to officially account for financial struggles in the media?

Click here to read more about the history of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.