College of Fine Arts and Design

Oklahoma Center for Arts Education

The Oklahoma Center for Arts Education (OCAE) is a division of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). The mission of OCAE is to assure excellence in arts education through professional development, collaboration and research.


Central Community Music School (CCMS)

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Featured Event(s)

UCO Theatre Arts Drama Day

UCO Musical Theatre Shadow DayNovember 4, 2017

Join the UCO Theatre Arts faculty and students for a day of drama featuring an instructor led workshop, a tour of the new Mitchell Education Center, and dinner with faculty.  Then enjoy the performance of Eurydice and an exclusive talk back session with the show Director and Cast. Free to high school and transfer students (all levels); hosted by the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education.

Click here to view the UCO Theatre Arts Drama Day flyer

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UCO High School Art Day

UCO High School Art DayNovember 11, 2017

Find out what makes UCO's Art Department one of the best in Oklahoma! Join us for a day of hands-on workshops which include printmaking, ceramics, stop-motion animation, metal cuffs and more! We will provide materials, lunch, exclusive parent workshops and walking campus tour.  Free to high school students (all levels).  For more information, call 405-974-3754.

Click here to view the UCO High School Art Day Schedule of Events

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UCO Voice Day

UCO Musical Theatre Shadow DayNovember 17, 2017

Join us and meet talented UCO voice faculty and students, participate in workshops led by UCO voice faculty members and experience singing with the UCO Concert Chorale.  Vocal auditions for scholarships and tuition waivers are available for High School seniors and University transfer students. For more information, call 405-974-3754.


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UCO Musical Theatre Shadow Day

UCO Musical Theatre Shadow DayDecember 17, 2017

Spend the day in the life of a UCO Musical Theatre Major! Participate in university classes and an exclusive audition workshop, tour the campus, and meet the amazing UCO Musical Theatre faculty and students.  A complimentary dinner and tickets to that evening's performance of Holly Jolly Jammin' - a Jazz Lab Holiday Revue will round out the day.  Free to high school and transfer students (all levels). For more information, call 405-974-3754.

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Click here to see our Events page for our 2017-18 schedule