Artsy Adventure

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

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From galleries full of handcrafted local pieces to national exhibitions, Oklahoma’s artistic expression is diverse and unbounded. Come immerse yourself in masterpieces that inspire. Sharpen your skills and create one of your own. Witness how unique artistry infuses the community around it. Art’s transformative power is on full display here.

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Find Your Muse

Uncover free exhibits, art classes, performances and inclusive events inside the stunning new Oklahoma Contemporary.

Admire the intersection of ancient First American culture with modern techniques at Exhibit C and ARTesian Gallery & Studios.

Meander through Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, which hosts one of the country’s finest university art collections.

Catch the Metropolitan Opera or a live musical performance on the Goddard Arts Center stage.

Explore the many shops and art galleries of neighborhoods steeped in creativity in the Plaza and Paseo Arts District.

Marvel at one of the world’s largest Dale Chihuly exhibitions before a screening of the latest indie film at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Through Rose-Colored Glasses

No matter your style, something beautiful is up ahead.

 

Artsy Destinations

The Goddard Center for the Visual and Performing Arts
Ardmore, OK
Limited Services Available

In 1970, Ethel Goddard established the Charles B. Goddard Center for the Visual and Performing Arts in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in honor of her late husband. Today, the center serves to provide cultural experiences and arts education for aspiring artists and performers of all ages.

ARTesian Gallery & Studios
Sulphur, OK
Limited Services Available

Check out the growing art community in Sulphur, Oklahoma, home to the ARTesian Gallery & Studios. Opened in November 2013, the gallery showcases original Chickasaw artwork, plus studio spaces where you can watch artists as they weave, throw pots, paint and more.

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
Norman, OK
Limited Services Available

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, located on the University of Oklahoma campus, is known as one of the finest university art museums in the country. Established in 1936, the museum now boasts a nearly 17,000-object permanent collection featuring such visionaries as Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper, as well as a large collection of Native American and American Southwest art.

Exhibit C
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Located in Oklahoma City's Bricktown entertainment district, Exhibit C is one of the latest additions to the downtown area's artistic and retail offerings, housing an art gallery with handcrafted work by Chickasaw artists, both on display and for sale.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is home to one of the world's largest, most comprehensive collections of Chihuly glass, with a 55-foot, multi-colored Chihuly tower greeting visitors as they enter the museum's atrium.

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

When driving down Broadway in Automobile Alley, you’re sure to spot a curious metallic structure standing tall in the distance. That’s the 54,000 square foot Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, a nonprofit organization that has lead the way in offering progressive and innovative art exhibits to the people of Oklahoma City for over 30 years.

Plaza District
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

The Plaza District is a budding area in Oklahoma City that continues to evolve through revitalization efforts, with some of the most popular restaurants, bars and retail spaces calling it home. The area also hosts Live! on the Plaza on the 2nd Friday of each month, where live music and fresh food abounds, as well as the Plaza District Festival in the fall.

Paseo Arts District
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

The Paseo area was developed in 1929 as the first shopping district in the state, and gradually became home to local artists and musicians. Today, the Paseo's Spanish revival buildings are home to 22 galleries, restaurants, boutiques and more. Be sure to visit for First Friday, the Paseo's monthly art walk, featuring dozens of artists and several opening receptions held in participating district galleries. The Paseo Arts Festival is also held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, combining art, food, music and family fun.

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Oklahoma City, OK
Limited Services Available

Witness the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s collection of more than 28,000 Western and American Indian art and artifacts that preserve the history and cultures of the American West. Be sure to check out the variety of works by renowned American artist Frederic Remington, as well as the massive “End of the Trail” sculpture that greets visitors upon arrival.

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