Display to showcase Oklahoma Muslim artists

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Works from Oklahoma Muslim artists are to be showcased at a one-evening event this week in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma's chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is sponsoring its third annual "Art in the Heartland" exhibition at Will Rogers Theater Wednesday night.

Organizers say the event serves as an opportunity for Oklahoma Muslim artists to display their work, express their identities as both Oklahomans and Muslims and create a broader dialogue within the arts community.

The chapter says the display also offers an outlet to combat stereotypes and build understanding through creative expression.

Participating artists are from Oklahoma City, Edmond and Norman.

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