OBMAPAC

OKLAHOMA BLACK MUSEUM AND PERFORMING ART CENTER
AND THE NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MUSEUM

OKLAHOMA CITY OKLAHOMA :NORTH EAST….PLACEMAKING
PURPOSE:CREATE A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WANT TO LIVE,RAISE A FAMILY,AND START A BUSINESS INSTEAD OF MOVING TO A DIFFERENT NEIGHBORHOOD.TO BUILD PRIDE AND REALIZE THE GREAT HISTORY OF THE BLACK LEGACY.PLACEMAKING INSPIRES PEOPLE TO REINVENT PUBLIC SPACES.WE WILL CAPITALIZE ON OUR LOCAL HISTORY,LOCAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC AND CULTURE. WE WILL PROFILE STANDOUT CITIZENS OF THE PRESENT AND THE PAST. ART FORMS WILL SHOW BLACK EXCELLENCE IN ALL FORMS. THIS PROJECT WILL SPAN THE NORTH EAST SECTION OF OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA. MARKERS AND SCULPUTURES WILL BE PLACED IN THE EARLY 1900 NEIGHBORHOODS WHERE BLACKS LIVED IN THOSE DAYS.

MURALS,SCULPTURES AND ART PLACES WILL BE DESIGNED BY LOCAL AND NATIONAL ARTIST TO DEPICT OUR PRESENT AND PAST HISTORY.

THIS PROJECT WILL HELP PEOPLE TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THE COMMUNITY AND CAUSE THEM TO WANT TO STAY. OTHERS WILL WANT TO MOVE IN,RAISE FAMILYSAND START VIABLE BUSSINESSES.

THIS PROJECT IS INITIATED BY THE OKLAHOMA BLACK MUSEUM AND PERFORING ART CENTER,THE NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MUSEUM, A HOST OF PARTNERNING ORGANIZERS,BOARD MEMBERS AND FRIENDS.
SOME SPONSORS INCLUDE:WELLS FARGO AND TINKER FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.

BOARD MEMBERS:
DR. DORSINE SPIGNER LITTLE..PROF.EMERITUS O.U. AND LANGSTON UNIVERSITY
BERNARD ALLEN-BEY.. MBA FINANCE,ACCOUNTING,PROJECT FUNDING
THELMA R. PARKS ELECTED BOARD OFFICIAL OKC BOARD OF EDUCATION
EARL DAVIS ARTIST,NATIONAL BLACK FARMER,PHILANTROPIST,COMMUNITY ORGANIZER,BUSSINESSMAN
MICHAEL GARRISON STEM/TECHNOLOGY,EDUCATOR,ENGINEER
JACKIE JOHNSON..EDUCATOR
TIFFANY/MICHAEL ROGALIN ATTORNEY
GARLAND PRUITT OKC NAACP PRESIDENT
LARRY BIRDEN MA MUSICIAN EDUCATOR
REV. ORLANDO BLACK..ARTIST ,COMMUNITY
DOROTHY ELLIS ‘miss blues’ LEGENDARY BLUES MUSICIAN
LEON ROLLERSON..TULSA,BROADCASTING NETWORK,WORLDWIDE,MUSICIAN,PRODUCTION
ROBERT CRINER. SHARE A VISION-MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER
ED MCDANIEL..DALLAS TX.ITRACK RADIO,INDEPENDENT ARTIST
DAMON BATISTE ..NEW ORLEANS SOUTH AFRICAN CONNECTION
LLOYD LAZAR NEW ORLEANS,AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CULTURAL CENTER
MURIEL ALUGUS..NEW ORLEANS, TOURISIM
DR.RON V. MYERS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR,NAAJLM,FOUNDER CHAIRMAN:NATIONAL ASSO.JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS,NATIONAL JUNETEENTH OBSERVANCE FOUNDATION. MISSISSIPPI
ROSETTA FUNCHES..FOUNDER/DIRECTOR OF OKLAHOMA BLACK MUSEUM AND PERFORMING ART CENTER 2008 FOUNDER NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN JAZZ LEGACY MUSEUM 2016. ARTIST,INTERIOR DESIGNER,MUSICIAN,EDUCATOR,COMMUNITY ORGANIZER,EVENT PLANNER,BOUTIQUE OWNER,CLOTHING MANUFACTURER.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:ROSETTA FUNCHES
OBMAPAC
NAAJLM
4701 N. LINCOLN BLVD.
OKC.,OKLAHOMA, 73105
405.213.8077