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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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Bob Dylan to Exhibit Portraits, Handwritten Lyrics at Tulsa Art Museum

Rolling Stone Daniel Kreps Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond, opening this May, will also display Dylan’s Andy Warhol screen tests, leather jacket from “electric” 1965 Newport Folk Festival gig. Bob Dylan’s artwork and handwritten song lyrics will exhibit at a Tulsa, Oklahoma art museum beginning in May. The Gilcrease Museum’s “Bob Dylan: Face Value

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First major exhibit from Bob Dylan Archives opens May 10 at Gilcrease

Tulsa World James D. Watts Jr. A new exhibit on the life and work of Bob Dylan, centered on 12 pastel portraits that make up his “Face Value” series, will go on display May 10 at Gilcrease Museum. The exhibit, titled “Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond,” is the first major show to be drawn

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Bob Dylan Center Announces Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond Opens May 10 at Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa

Highlights include first regional showing of artist’s renowned Face Value portrait series, and debut of drawings, filmed performances, writings, personal effects and ephemera exclusive to The Bob Dylan Archive®. TULSA, Okla. (March 26, 2019)—The Bob Dylan Center℠ will present a new exhibition, Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond, beginning May 10 at the city’s acclaimed

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The Last Word with Tony Moore

Saltatio is the Latin word for renaissance; meaning a rebirth or a renewal of interest. So appropriately, I coined a new term… Tulsa-ltatio, pronounced Tul-salt-ta-tio, meaning the renaissance of Tulsa. As in the great European Renaissance, where religion, art, politics and economics influenced the cultural rebirth, I believe that Tulsa is experiencing a revival of its own.

Keeping an Eye on the Archive

Keeping an Eye on the Archives

Renee Harvey, librarian/archivist at the Helmerich Center for American Research (HCAR) at Gilcrease, is a self-proclaimed bookworm. “My love for books goes back to my first Little Golden Book,” said Harvey. “I remember holding the book in my hands and thinking it was the most magical thing ever and it was all mine. My love

Partnership in Action

Partnership in Action

The University of Tulsa (TU) and Gilcrease Museum partnership is much more than in name only. Featured below are a few of the latest collaboration efforts by TU students who are at Gilcrease daily, furthering scholarship on both campuses. By the Numbers (June 2018-Spring 2019) • 18 TU internships at Gilcrease (graduate and undergraduate) •

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Artist Profile: Mazen Abufadil

Mazen Abufadil and his family left West Beruit, Lebanon in 1978 due to the civil war. Fast forward and his work is now on display in Americans All! alongside art icons including the likes of Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt. A self-proclaimed American dream come true, learn how one local immigrant, and his family, have

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Behind the Scenes with Joanna Didik, Chief Conservator

Considered by most as “back of the house,” conservation is critical to all museum functions. We sat down with Chief Conservator Joanna Didik to shed light on the important work her team does daily to make Gilcrease a world-class museum. Q: Where are you from? A: I am from Torun, Poland. Q: What was your