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Gilcrease Museum receives $890,000 Henry Luce Foundation grant to study Moran and Native American art

Gilcrease Museum has been named a recipient of a three-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation totaling $890,000. This award from the foundation’s American Art Program will result in focused research, conservation treatments and digital curation of two large Gilcrease collections ultimately providing enhanced knowledge and access to more than 3,800 objects. Specifically, the grant

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Hand-Written Copy Of Declaration Of Independence Held In Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum

News on 6 Sawyer Buccy Just in time for your Independence Day celebrations, the only known surviving hand-written copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display right here in Tulsa. The Gilcrease Museum is just days away from opening the Celebrating American Independence: The Declaration of Independence. It has been years since the

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Pair of architecture firms to lead $75 million redesign of Gilcrease Museum

Tulsa World Kevin Canfield The renovation and expansion of the Gilcrease Museum will be designed by a pair of architecture firms that know each other well. SmithGroup, a national firm whose work includes designing the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and 1Architecture of Tulsa have been selected as the architects for the

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Inside the Bob Dylan Archive — And Why It’s In Oklahoma

Billboard Rob LeDonne Perhaps it’s appropriate that the Bob Dylan Archive Collection, a treasure trove of over 100,000 items related to the icon, is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After all, this is a city located in the midst of the menacing tornado alley — and just in time for Dylan’s 78th birthday last week, Mother Nature

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The Last Word with Ken Levit

Ask anyone about what makes Tulsa special. No doubt, they will highlight the community’s longstanding, outsized support for the arts. No doubt, they will discuss the exceptional arts institutions we enjoy. Top of the list always has been and always will be Gilcrease Museum. In a sense, the commitment to the arts in Tulsa is

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Behind the Scenes with Phil Applegate, Groundskeeper

Beyond the extensive Gilcrease collection and exhibits, visitors can experience our beautiful landscape. We caught up with Phil Applegate to learn more about what it takes to care for our historic theme gardens. Q: Where were you born? A: Right here in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Q: How did you find your passion for gardening? A: I’d


Art for the Generations

To Mary Elliott, involvement in Gilcrease Museum is a part of her family legacy. Her parents, Dan and Neva Brannin, established an endowment fund benefitting the museum after their many years supporting Gilcrease and becoming inspired to collect art. Mary and her siblings, Clark, Nancy and Graham serve as trustees of their parents foundation, which