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Travis Jeffres

Exploration and Education: Inaugural Duane H. King Post Doctoral Fellow

 This fall, the Helmerich Center for American Research welcomed its inaugural Duane H. King Post-Doctoral Fellow Travis Jeffres. Jeffres is a historian of colonial and Native North America and received his Ph.D. in Early American History from Rutgers University in 2018. Originally from upstate New York, Jeffres has traveled frequently for his research. “I’m

Face Value and Beyond

Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond Exhibition Adds Never-Before-Seen Items from Blood on the Tracks Era

The Tulsa exhibition focuses on Dylan’s visual art, featuring his Face Value portrait series, along with historic lyric manuscripts and ephemera from The Bob Dylan Archive® collection. The Bob Dylan Center℠ has updated its exhibition, Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond with never-before-seen items from Dylan’s mid-1970s period that produced the renowned album Blood on the Tracks and the Rolling Thunder

Teachers with students

Gilcrease Museum announces free admission for Oklahoma teachers

Gilcrease Museum is pleased to announce free admission for Oklahoma teachers (and one guest) beginning October 5, 2019. The museum is honored to work with teachers across the state on a daily basis to foster a love of arts and culture in students and is committed to supporting teachers inside and outside the classroom. “Providing

Fall Break at Gilcrease

Fall Break Events at Gilcrease Museum

Celebrate fall break at Gilcrease Museum. Throughout the week of October 15, we will have several activities for families to enjoy together. Activities include: Drop-In Art: Drop in and create art inspired by fall in Helmerich Hall from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 17. Join teaching artists and discover

Mexican Modernism

Mexican Modernism exhibit now on display at Gilcrease

TULSA, OK — Mexican Modernism: Revolution & Reckoning is now on view at Gilcrease Museum. This exhibition features a rotation of works representing a pivotal time in Mexico’s history, from the end of the Mexican Revolution to the middle of the 20th century. Over the course of one year, this exhibition will display close to

Tour de Quartz

Tour de Quartz at Gilcrease Museum

Oklahoma high school students are displaying artwork at Gilcrease Museum September – October in conjunction with the Oklahoma Arts Institute’s Tour de Quartz exhibition. Artwork featured in the Tour de Quartz exhibit was created during the 2019 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain (OSAI), a prestigious arts academy held every June at Quartz Mountain

Dorothea Lange's America

“Dorothea Lange’s America” at Gilcrease

StudioTulsa Rich Fisher Learn about a new photography show at Gilcrease dedicated to the work of Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) and her peers. (The exhibit is on view through January 5, 2020.) Lange’s empathetic images documented the toll that the Depression took on the nation. The evidence was seen in the long lines of desperate, jobless

Gilcrease and TAF collaborate on new contemporary exhibit

Gilcrease and TAF collaborate on new contemporary exhibit

Tulsa People Madeline Ewing Until Oct. 13, Gilcrease Museum is showcasing “Recall/Respond,” the first of a two-part collaborative exhibition with Tulsa Artist Fellowship. The contemporary works on display provide a sensory journey with bright colors, provocative messages and intriguing sounds that all come together to portray what makes a diverse and ever-changing Oklahoma. The exhibition

Luce Grant

Gilcrease Museum Receives $890,000 Henry Luce Foundation Grant to Study Native American and Moran Art

Native News Online Gilcrease Museum today announced it 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

HAMILTON: How the Musical Remixes American History

“HAMILTON: How the Musical Remixes American History”

StudioTulsa Rich Fisher Hear from University of Maryland historian Dr. Richard Bell, who gave a free-with-museum-admission talk this coming Sunday afternoon (the 8th) at Gilcrease titled “HAMILTON: How the Musical Remixes American History.” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical, which is now playing at the Tulsa PAC, is surely among the most popular works to hit Broadway