Category: Exhibitions

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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

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

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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

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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

Art Legend's Wife Steals Spotlight

Art Legend’s Wife Steals Spotlight

In early 2018, the museum was offered a donation of a Mary Nimmo Moran untitled landscape painting by a donor in Massachusetts. While Gilcrease has a substantial collection of Thomas Moran works — 2,046 to be exact — we have very few by his wife, Mary Nimmo Moran, and none of her oil paintings. In

Albert Bierstadt

Gilcrease opens landmark exhibit of artist Albert Bierstadt

Tulsa World Nov. 4, 2018 James Watts One thing Laura Fry has learned during the nearly three years she has spent working on Gilcrease Museum’s latest exhibit is that, when it comes to artist Albert Bierstadt, sometimes smaller is better. Bierstadt is most famous for his epic landscapes of the American West, such as the

Americans All!

Shared Heritage

Tulsa World September 23, 2018 James Watts Next to one of the entrances to the newest exhibit at Gilcrease Museum is Thomas Moran’s painting Columbus Approaching San Salvadore. It is at once a landscape and a narrative, with all the natural elements in the painting — the palm trees, the rocky faces of the cliffs


T.C. Cannon Leaving, Albert Bierstadt Arriving, At Gilcrease Museum In Tulsa September 19, 2018 Art history, like all history, fills its pages with figures who died tragically young. Raphael, Caravaggio, Van Gogh, T.C. Cannon. One of those names will be less familiar to most than the others. The Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK hopes to help change that. Read full article. Albert Bierstadt: Witness to

T.C. Cannon

Summer Exhibitions Open to Positive Reviews

Gilcrease Museum’s two newest summer exhibitions, Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo and T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America, are making headlines. Read what the Tulsa World had to say about what’s new at Gilcrease in their latest feature article: Gilcrease features groundbreaking Native American artist, gay rodeo in new exhibits. Hear from Karen

The Big Trail

John Wayne Still Captures Headlines

The legendary John Wayne continues to grab the attention of media as the Exploring the Big Trail exhibition showcases stereoscopic photographs from his first leading role. Check out the most recent media coverage to learn about the 1930 motion picture The Big Trail and the role Westerns played in shaping the mythology of the West.