Oklahoma’s gateway to humanities education, community conversation, and cultural experiences.

Art/Photography Guidelines

Culture. Issues. Ideas. Oklahoma HUMANITIES magazine fosters conversation and new perspectives through articles, interviews, and beautiful color images. From public policy issues to cultural heritage, you'll find informed commentary and the best of humanities scholarship in our award-winning publication. Oklahoma HUMANITIES--because you want more than a good read, you want an experience.


  • Statewide circulation of 11,500 + substantial pass-along rate via public libraries, schools, and universities
  • Issued biannually: Winter (Mar.) and Fall (Sept.)

Target Audience

  • Material should be appropriate for general audiences and reflect a respect for the diversity of human experience
  • To understand our audience and design aesthetics, study our magazine: https://www.okhumanities.org/publications

Selection Criteria

  • Artistic professionalism
  • Relevance to humanities disciplines and the topics and issues addressed in our magazine

Submission Guidelines

  • Email the editor with a link to your website or online gallery
  • Include a current résumé with contact information: name, phone number, and email address


  • Oklahoma Humanities Magazine takes no responsibility for unsolicited or original copies of manuscripts, artwork, or photography.Always retain originals of your work.
  • Rights: Oklahoma Humanities Magazine acquires one-time use rights. After publication, rights revert to the artist. *Note: Each magazine issue is posted on our website as part of our free, public programming—your work will be widely viewed!
  • Compensation: Inclusion is honorary; compensation consists of 5 copies of the issue in which your work appears. The printed credit line will include a two-sentence description of the artist (including web address) and title of the image/artwork.
  • The Oklahoma Humanities Council, publisher of Oklahoma Humanities Magazine, maintains high aesthetic standards for the content and visual appearance of our magazine. We reserve the right to refuse material that is not in keeping with these standards. Artwork that expresses social or political advocacy of any form is not accepted.

To download a copy of these guidelines, click here.

Send inquiries to:
 Carla Walker - Editor, Oklahoma Humanities Magazine
 Oklahoma Humanities Council
 424 Colcord Drive, Ste. E
 Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 (405) 235-0280
[email protected]