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Oklahoman Published: June 29, 2014
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In brief

Faberge exhibit opens

More than 230 treasures created by the House of Faberge are on exhibit at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. “Faberge: Jeweler to the Tsars” will be on view through Sept. 27, 2015.

The exhibition, drawn from the Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, showcases Carl Faberge’s fine craftsmanship in pieces of jewelry and adornments once belonging to the Russian Imperial family.

To learn more, go to okcmoa.com.

Female artists show work

“Devoir,” an art exhibition featuring new works by Fringe artists Lisa Jean Allswede, Marilyn Artus, Kerri Shadid and AK Westerman, will open at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N Western, with a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 8. The show is open through Sept. 6.

Fringe is a collective of contemporary women artists in all fine arts media working in Oklahoma City. It provides support for female artists and promotes progressive art in the metropolitan area. For more information, go to fringeokc.com.

Nonprofits can apply

for grants

The Oklahoma Humanities Council is accepting draft applications from state nonprofits seeking a grant award of up to $8,500 or a challenge grant award of up to $15,000.

Eligible projects must support the Humanites Council mission: to help Oklahomans learn about the human experience, understand new perspectives and participate in civic life.

The draft deadline is Aug. 1, and final proposal deadline is Aug. 15. To learn more, contact Caroline Lowery at caroline@okhumanities.org or 235-0280 or go to okhumanities.org/grants.

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