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November 16th, 2017 12:00 PM - September 2nd, 2018 - 5:00 PM
Opening to the public on Thursday, Nov. 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. Featured alongside the works from the Museum’s permanent collection is a large oil sketch by major American regionalist painter John Steuart Curry depicting the iconic Oklahoma Land Run. Other artists featured in the installation include Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Nellie Shepherd, David Fitzgerald and Woody Big Bow.


February 17th, 2018 10:00 AM - May 13th, 2018 - 5:00 PM
In 1968, the Oklahoma Art Center, OKCMOA’s predecessor, purchased the 150-piece permanent collection of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, the first art museum in the nation’s capital dedicated to the collection of contemporary art. That decision proved deeply consequential for the Oklahoma City arts community, first as it led the Art Center to divide into two separate art museums that were not reunited until 1989, and today as it ensures that this city maintains major collections of Abstract Expressionism, Post Painterly Abstraction, Color Field Painting, and Pop Art. “The New Art: A Controversial Collection Fifty Years Later” honors this extraordinary collection on this milestone anniversary, presenting longstanding Museum highlights by Ellsworth Kelly, Richard Diebenkorn, Grace Hartigan, Sam Gilliam and Robert Indiana, among many others. Also included are more rarely shown examples from Morris Louis, Juan Gris, David Smith and Kenzo Okada. In this collection of 20th-century masterpieces, museum-goers will discover the history of 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.

The Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition

February 22nd, 2018 7:30 PM - February 25th, 2018 - 9:00 PM
UCO’s College of Fine Arts and Design and the School of Music host the 2018 Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition. 16 young pianists, high school and college aged, from around the US will compete for $15000 in prize money. Guest jurors Petronel Malan, Eugene Skovorodnikov and Valery Kuleshov will perform recitals as part of the festival. A gala finals award concert wraps up the Festival on Sunday night the 25th. Visits www.thekuleshov.com for more information.

The Cowboy Who Fell From The Sky

February 22nd, 2018 8:00 PM - March 3rd, 2018 - 8:00 PM
WORLD PREMIERE THEATRE PIECE HITS OKLAHOMA with INTER-DIMENSIONAL ART SHOW “The Cowboy Who Fell From The Sky” — an immersive, post-apocalyptic, pop-up folk concert — will be performed February 22nd-24th and March 1st-3rd at 8pm at Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park on Paseo (2920 Paseo …near 30th & Walker.) “Cowboy…” is the newest original show from Oklahoma-based singer/songwriter Michael Todd, hailed by BroadwayWorld as “a renaissance man for the new millennium.” In another dimension, Oklahoma is the last remaining island on Earth, and a mysterious cowboy gathers the last remaining survivors…whose lives will be forever changed by his sudden appearance.

Auditions - Bella Voce Chamber Choir

August 7th, 2018 6:30 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
Bella Voce Chamber Choir will be holding auditions for Season 2018-2019 on Tuesday, August 7th from 6:30-8:30 pm.