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This new exhibit at Bricktown’s American Banjo Museum explores the life and talent of Roy Clark, an international superstar in the realm of the banjo. See it now through March 2018!
The “24 Works on Paper” traveling exhibition features 24 artworks created on paper, including media such as printmaking, drawing, painting and photography. The exhibition will travel the state for over a year, bringing original, contemporary Oklahoman artwork to viewers in communities large and small.
“American Fire” explores man’s relationship with fire and technology, how it shaped our biology and how we use it to shape the world around us. The exhibition features work by Lucas Simmons, an Oklahoma artist who works with oil paints and charcoal.
A leading figure in both contemporary film and art, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (born 1970) has developed a singular, realist-surrealist style that portrays the everyday alongside supernatural elements. This new solo exhibition uniquely presents a selected survey of rarely seen experimental short films and video installations by Weerasethakul, alongside his photography, sketches and archival materials that explore threads of socio-political commentary.
Opening to the public on the evening of Thursday, November 16, the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, The Art of Oklahoma celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about Oklahomans—and the cities and landscapes they call home.
Enjoy an afternoon of holiday music, candy canes, Santa and lots of fun with the American Banjo Museum’s Candy Cane Christmas Concert! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for charity to receive free admission.
“Cartoons & Comics: The Early Art of Tom Ryan” provides a snapshot, dating from 1936 to 1945, of acclaimed Western artist Tom Ryan’s high school and Coast Guard years. Regardless of subject, his creativity, talent and humor are on full display. They entertained his friends more than 70 years ago, now a new audience will be in on the joke.
The Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Christmas Celebration & Fine Arts Market is a favorite annual event for all ages! Explore work by a variety of Chickasaw artists and enjoy Christmas films, pictures with Santa, ornament workshops and more.
In Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History’s “Explore Evolution” exhibit, explore the evolution of life and learn all about Earth's organisms, from rapidly evolving viruses to whales that walked!
August marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of Jerome Tiger, one of Oklahoma’s most celebrated Native American artists. To honor this anniversary, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has produced an exhibition of his selected works from its permanent collection, celebrating the life and legacy of this remarkable painter.
Don’t miss the chance to see this fantastic new exhibition from London’s famed Victoria and Albert Museum! Included are more than 90 works created between the 16th and 20th centuries by such masters as Peter Paul Rubens, Sir Anthony van Dyck and Rembrandt van Rijn. This is the first time this remarkable and little-known collection has been exhibited internationally.
In this collection of 20th century masterpieces, visitors will discover the history of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, one of the nation’s most important modern art institutions, and will be reintroduced to the “new art” that has lost none of its power to challenge, enlighten and confound 50 years later.
Ring in the new year with dinner at the Museum Café and a champagne toast on the Roof Terrace with a view of the downtown fireworks! Dinner seatings are available at 5 PM, 7:15 PM and 9:30 PM.
The Question of Beauty presents modern and contemporary art from Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s permanent collection that employs beauty as a mode of expression, together with work that either rejects or ignores beauty. See these incredible pieces before they return to the archives!
Mythical monsters, skeleton warriors and Greek gods will invade Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space art galleries in July as the museum unveils “Ray Harryhausen – Mythical Menagerie,” a comprehensive exhibition of the original models, prototypes, bronzes, sketches and storyboards of the fantasy films of stop-motion animation pioneer Ray Harryhausen.
Red Earth Treefest features 20 Native American tribes from throughout Oklahoma and their handmade ornaments and art. Each Christmas tree will be decorated by a different tribe to highlight its distinctive culture. See the trees on display through January 5!
Join the Chickasaw Cultural Center in their annual Thanksgiving Celebration! The two-day event will feature guided tours of the Traditional Village, stomp dance demonstrations, a Native American miniature ornament class, a children’s Christmas workshop and more.
In conjunction with the “Ray Harryhausen – Mythical Menagerie” exhibition, join Science Museum Oklahoma in a screening of The 7th Voyage of Sinbad on Saturday, December 2! Guests will learn about the movie and its history from Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation Collections Manager Connor Heaney, see the film and gain access to the exhibit.
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