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.

Featured Events

2018 Sutton Award - Submission Drop Off

Sutton AwardJanuary 13, 2018

OCAE is proud to serve as a submission drop-off location for the 2018 Sutton Award for Student Conservation Art.  For more details, you may view the Award Submission Form or contact OCAE at

UCO Musical Theatre Shadow Day

UCO Musical Theatre Shadow DayFebruary 15, 2018

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 Man of La Mancha at historic Mitchell Hall Theatre will round out the day.  Free to high school and transfer students (all levels). For more information, call 405-974-3754.

Click here for the tentative schedule of events

Click here to register

To view the UCO Minor Liability Release, click here.

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