Now on View After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation

August 25, 2017 – January 21, 2018

Now on View The Essence of Place: Celebrating the Photography of David Halpern

November 22, 2016 – December 31, 2017

Now on View Hidden in Plain Sight: Unexpected Views of Gilcrease Museum

August 28, 2017 – March 26, 2018

Now on View Creating the Modern Southwest

October 16, 2016 – December 31, 2017

Coming Fall 2017 Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist

October 6, 2017 – January 7, 2018

New Executive Director Announced

The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce that Susan Neal has been named as the new executive director of Gilcrease Museum. “I am humbled to be named executive director of Gilcrease Museum. As a lifelong Tulsan, nothing could be more meaningful to me than leading the institution that is the single most valuable asset of the City of Tulsa, and championing its worth among the citizens who are owners of this extraordinary collection."

Gilcrease Forum – Jennifer Loren

Jennifer Loren, 15-year veteran of the TV business, and host and producer of “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People,” will share her tribe’s stories on September 22 at 1:00 pm. Following Loren’s presentation, Gillies docents will offer tours at 2 p.m. of the exhibition, After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation. Free for members; free with museum admission for not-yet members.

Cherokee Day

Join us September 24 to enjoy a day filled with storytelling, dance, music, art demonstrations and arts and crafts activities as visitors learn more about the Cherokee culture. Cherokee Day is offered in conjunction with the new exhibition, After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation. Free with museum admission; free for Cherokee Nation citizens.

Full STEAM Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead is an exciting new program that focuses on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and incorporates art into the mix of disciplines, creating STEAM. The once-a-month classes are designed to inspire children to become makers and critical thinkers, using design, art elements and theory to solve technological issues.


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