Category: Exhibitions

They Were Called Kings

‘Weaving History into Art’ honors late Native artist Shan Goshorn

TulsaPeople Tim Landes In the final decade of her life, Shan Goshorn combined her photography talents with her self-taught weaving skills to create stunning Native art. Gilcrease Museum is honoring her legacy with the powerful new show “Weaving History into Art: The Enduring Legacy of Shan Goshorn,” a Gilcrease Museum-curated exhibition that is now open

Museum Front Entrance

Gilcrease Museum To Promote Upcoming In-Person Exhibition After Successful Reopening So Far

StudioTulsa Chris Polansky Gilcrease Museum leadership said Tuesday that the museum’s reopening during the pandemic has gone smoothly, safely, and successfully, and that they will begin advertising an in-person exhibition scheduled to open in October. “I feel good about our reopening,” said Susan Neal, the museum’s executive director, during a virtual meeting of Gilcrease’s board

Mickey Dees Photo

Gilcrease Museum features African American art never before shown publicly

Oklahoma’s News 4 Hicham Raache TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – A special collection of African American art that has never before been publicly displayed is being featured in an exhibit at a Tulsa museum. Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art is on display at the Gilcrease Museum until May

“Memories & Inspiration” at Gilcrease, an Exhibition of Art by American Black Artists

StudioTulsa Rich Fisher The Gilcrease Museum opened a new exhibition of African-American art collected by two ordinary people who created an extraordinary collection of artwork. Kerry Davis was a postman, and his wife, Betty, was a local television producer, but the two collected close to 300 works by black artists ranging from local artists in

Yusuf Etudaiye

Largest Black Art collection at Gilcrease Museum in 18 years

The Black Wall Street Times Nehemiah D. Frank TULSA, Okla. — A few miles from the Greenwood District — once the epicenter for African-American arts, music, and culture west of the Mississippi — tucked in the Osage Hills at the Thomas Gilcrease Institute and Museum of Art and History, the Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of

Self Determination

Gilcrease brings landmark African-American art collection to Tulsa

Tulsa World James D. Watts Over the past 35 years, Kerry and C. Betty Davis have worked to fill their Atlanta home with more than 400 works by African-American artists. The couple’s collection includes pieces by such well-known artists as Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence and Elizabeth Catlett, alongside paintings and sculptures by up-and-coming young artists.

Migrant Memories

Migrant Memories

The Tulsa Voice Kimberly Burk The sounds of working-class anthems from Oklahoma’s own Woody Guthrie fill the gallery at Gilcrease Museum showcasing classic American photographs depicting hardships of the depression era. Dorothea Lange’s America, a traveling exhibition at the Gilcrease Museum on display through Jan. 5, is very much an Oklahoma story. But it’s also

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

Mexican Modernism

Mexican Modernism exhibit now on display at Gilcrease

La Semana 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