Gilcrease After Hours: We Dance

April 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
See the museum come to life with a colorful expression of dance, drumming, and song by the award-winning powwow dance troupe, the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers. Educational and entertaining, this presentation will feature both traditional and more contemporary dances. Be sure to visit the exhibition...

Gillies Open House

May 3, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
For 50 years they have served as docents, outreach program speakers, Kravis Discovery Center facilitators, garden tour guides — anywhere volunteers are needed throughout Gilcrease Museum. This year marks the 50th anniversary for the Gillies, and they are anticipating the next 50...

From My Point of View: Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

May 5, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
John Coward, University of Tulsa associate professor of communication, will discuss his newest book, which covers the stereotyping of Native Americans in journalism and media history in the late 19th century. Book signing to follow in the museum shop. From My Point of View is an...

First Friday @ The Central Library

May 5, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tulsa City-County Central Library, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa City-County Library continue their partnership of literacy and art. Begin your First Friday Art Crawl with Gilcrease Museum at the Central Library! Gilcrease staff will help participants explore artists featured at the museum while your young artists create a...

First Friday Art Crawl @ Zarrow

May 5, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zarrow Center for Art & Education
Enjoy the Brady Arts District with live music and exciting exhibitions each month. ...

Behind the Brush: the Art and Life of C.M. Russell

May 6, 2017
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Helmerich Center for American Research
Gilcrease Museum, with its collection of art by Charles M. Russell (1864-1926) and the Russell Research Collection, today has the most comprehensive assemblage of material related to the famed western artist in existence. In November 2016, three scholars who are recognized authorities...

Mini Masters: Five Senses in Art II (a.m.)

May 6, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Continue the exploration into the five senses as children investigate the galleries and gardens of Gilcrease Museum using sight, sound, hearing, taste and touch. Children will learn to look at the world in new ways, which will inspire their art creations. For ages 3-6, who must be...

Sunday Draws

May 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Drawing is the basis for creating all art. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. A teaching artists will guide participants using various drawing techniques, and different drawing tools and materials. Participants will...

Sunday Matinee Films: "Gallipoli"

May 7, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
These films are presented in conjunction with the exhibition, The Power of Posters: Mobilizing the Home Front to Win The Great War. Gallipoli 1981, 1:51; Directed by Peter Weir, with Mel Gibson. Justin Rawlins-TU film studies will lead a discussion before the film...

Art Explorations

May 9, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners are invited for a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a related hands-on art activity that includes both individual and group participation. Our teaching artist will facilitate the sessions....

Museum Babies

May 11, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Museum Babies is designed to nurture the needs of both parent and infant/toddler. Parents will enjoy a casual experience in the galleries, learning about the art of Gilcrease Museum, then it’s “baby time” with activities to stimulate the five senses and refreshments....

Museum Babies

May 12, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Museum Babies is designed to nurture the needs of both parent and infant/toddler. Parents will enjoy a casual experience in the galleries, learning about the art of Gilcrease Museum, then it’s “baby time” with activities to stimulate the five senses and refreshments....

Music on Exhibit

May 14, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
These performances are designed to offer a variety of musical styles reflected by the art and historical time periods of our collections. February 12: Byron Berline Band (Western Swing) March 12: John Fullbright  (American singer/songwriter) April 9: Curley Taylor...

Mini Masters: Five Senses in Art II (p.m.)

May 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Continue the exploration into the five senses as children investigate the galleries and gardens of Gilcrease Museum using sight, sound, hearing, taste and touch. Children will learn to look at the world in new ways, which will inspire their art creations. For ages 3-6, who must be...

Mini Masters: Five Senses in Art II (a.m.)

May 19, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Gilcrease Museum
Continue the exploration into the five senses as children investigate the galleries and gardens of Gilcrease Museum using sight, sound, hearing, taste and touch. Children will learn to look at the world in new ways, which will inspire their art creations. For ages 3-6, who must be...

Mini Masters: Five Senses in Art II (p.m.)

May 19, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Continue the exploration into the five senses as children investigate the galleries and gardens of Gilcrease Museum using sight, sound, hearing, taste and touch. Children will learn to look at the world in new ways, which will inspire their art creations. For ages 3-6, who must be...

Funday Sunday

May 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
It’s an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art-making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries with a prize at...

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

June 2, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

From My Point of View: David Halpern: Photography

June 2, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
David Halpern, a photographer, teacher and author who has served 12 times as a National Park artist–in-residence, explores his life and photographs presently on display at Gilcrease. From My Point of View is an informal presentation and audience participation is welcome....

Master Class: David Halpern Photography

June 2, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
David Halpern will guide you through the chaos of 21st century photographic technology, to a creative image making process, developing a more informed visual response to your world and making the most of your liberated perceptions. The participants in this master class should be able...

First Friday @ The Central Library

June 2, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tulsa City-County Central Library, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa City-County Library continue their partnership of literacy and art. Begin your First Friday Art Crawl with Gilcrease Museum at the Central Library! Gilcrease staff will help participants explore artists featured at the museum while your young artists create a...

First Friday Art Crawl @ Zarrow

June 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zarrow Center for Art & Education
Enjoy the Brady Arts District with live music and exciting exhibitions each month. ...

Master Class: David Halpern Photography

June 3, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
David Halpern will guide you through the chaos of 21st century photographic technology, to a creative image making process, developing a more informed visual response to your world and making the most of your liberated perceptions. The participants in this master class should be able...

Master Class: David Halpern Photography

June 4, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
David Halpern will guide you through the chaos of 21st century photographic technology, to a creative image making process, developing a more informed visual response to your world and making the most of your liberated perceptions. The participants in this master class should be able...

Sunday Draws

June 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Drawing is the basis for creating all art. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. A teaching artists will guide participants using various drawing techniques, and different drawing tools and materials. Participants will...

Art Explorations

June 13, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners are invited for a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a related hands-on art activity that includes both individual and group participation. Our teaching artist will facilitate the sessions....

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

June 16, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

Funday Sunday

June 18, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
It’s an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art-making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries with a prize at...

Summer Art Camp

June 19, 2017 through August 11, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Gilcrease Museum and the Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education are pleased to offer an exciting variety of camp programs for students 5 – 12 years old this summer! Each week-long camp features art discussion, along with exploration and hands-on art projects. Participants may choose...

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

June 30, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

Funday Sunday

July 2, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
It’s an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art-making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries with a prize at...

Sunday Draws

July 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Drawing is the basis for creating all art. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. A teaching artists will guide participants using various drawing techniques, and different drawing tools and materials. Participants will...

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

July 7, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

First Friday @ The Central Library

July 7, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tulsa City-County Central Library, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa City-County Library continue their partnership of literacy and art. Begin your First Friday Art Crawl with Gilcrease Museum at the Central Library! Gilcrease staff will help participants explore artists featured at the museum while your young artists create a...

American Girl Doll Tea Party

July 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
SAVE THE DATE! Celebrate the American Girl Doll experience with a tea party for you and your American Girl Doll. Our featured doll this summer is Felicity Merriman....

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

July 21, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

Mini Masters: Design in Our World

August 4, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum
Explore the different patterns, shapes and construction of objects in nature and in art as students explore the ways to design. Kids will learn about art elements to create their own 2D and 3D designs, creating, solving problems and making discoveries as they use a...

First Friday @ The Central Library

August 4, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tulsa City-County Central Library, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103
Gilcrease Museum and the Tulsa City-County Library continue their partnership of literacy and art. Begin your First Friday Art Crawl with Gilcrease Museum at the Central Library! Gilcrease staff will help participants explore artists featured at the museum while your young artists create a...

Funday Sunday

August 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum
It’s an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art-making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries with a prize at...

Sunday Draws

August 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum
Drawing is the basis for creating all art. Sunday Draws is for anyone who wants to learn to draw or to learn to draw better and have fun doing it. A teaching artists will guide participants using various drawing techniques, and different drawing tools and materials. Participants will...