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Susan Neal: Planned renovation will open up Gilcrease

Tulsa World Susan Neal Almost three years ago, Tulsans voted by wide margins to pass the Vision Tulsa package, which not only included funding for the renovation and expansion of Gilcrease Museum, but funding for the Tulsa Zoo, Expo Square and more infrastructural improvements across the city. Since then, Tulsa has only seen more opportunities

News and Notes Regarding the Forthcoming Expansion of Gilcrease Museum

News and Notes Regarding the Forthcoming Expansion of Gilcrease Museum

KWGS Rich Fisher Our guest is Susan Neal, the executive director of Gilcrease Museum here in Tulsa. It was recently announced that Gilcrease is now gathering applications from architectural firms seeking to execute the renovation, redesign, and expansion of the museum. (Tulsa voters, some time ago, approved $65 million for this expansion through the Vision

Black Cowboys Take Over Gilcrease Museum

Black Cowboys Take Over Gilcrease Museum

The Black Wall Street Times Casey McLerran The Gilcrease Museum, located at 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd, is hosting an exhibition of The Chisholm Kid: Lone Fighter for Justice for All curated by the Museum of UnCut Funk. This exhibition includes comic strips from the museum’s archives, the estate of the publisher, and the University

Gilcrease Museum Looking for Architects to Tackle $75M Renovation and Expansion

Gilcrease Museum Looking for Architects to Tackle $75M Renovation and Expansion

KWGS Matt Trotter The search is on for the firm that will handle renovating and expanding Gilcrease Museum. Voters approved $65 million for the project through the Vision Tulsa sales tax renewal, and a $10 million dollar private donation to museum operator the University of Tulsa has pushed the total budget to $75 million. Gilcrease

Redesigned Gilcrease Museum will take different approach to telling stories

Redesigned Gilcrease Museum will take different approach to telling stories

Tulsa World Kevin Canfield The city’s ambitious plan to reimagine Gilcrease Museum has taken two significant steps forward. The $65 million Vision Tulsa project is now a $75 million project, thanks to a $10 million donation from the A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Foundation to the University of Tulsa, which operates the museum for the city.

Sounds of the black west

Sounds of the Black West: A conversation with Dom Flemons

The Tulsa Voice Jake Cornwell Folk multi-instrumentalist and Carolina Chocolate Drops co-founder Dom Flemons knows the historical black cowboy because he has painstakingly resurrected his existence through the narrative of song. Now in the midst of a successful solo career, Flemons converses with these ghosts of the past through his newest endeavor, Black Cowboys, a

Wild West’s Black Cowboys Featured In Gilcrease Museum Exhibit

News On 6 Rick Wells TULSA, Oklahoma – A new exhibit at the Gilcrease Museum shows a different side of what it was like to be a cowboy in the 50s. The Chisholm Kid cartoon strip display features an African-American cowboy hero. The Chisholm Kid is the lone fighter for justice for all – and the

The Chisholm Kid

White hat, black history

The Tulsa Voice December 5, 2018 Jezy J. Gray During his 1965 debate with William F. Buckley, author and cultural critic James Baldwin offered a bruising observation about representation and the American western genre. “It comes as a great shock to see Gary Cooper killing off the Indians,” he said of watching white heroes in

Americans All

Art for All

TulsaPeople Magazine December 2018 Tim Landes Hanging inside Gilcrease Museum, less than 10 feet from John James Audubon’s renowned painting The Wild Turkey, is a painting by Tulsa artist Jose Antonio Pantoja Hernandez called Exodus. Inspired by the millions of migrants fleeing the ongoing Syrian Civil War, the piece is part of the museum’s Americans

The Last Word

The Last Word

Coming together to make a difference in our communities — many of us wake up every day asking how to do just that. Yet the term “collective impact,” defined as a commitment by organizations across sectors to tackle complex social issues, is frequently discussed but difficult to recognize in our daily lives. I’m impressed with