In conjunction with the exhibition After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation, Gilcrease Museum presents a day of free admission and enriched programming for visitors of all ages. Create three different works of art, meet and talk with cyclists who have commemorated the removal of their Cherokee ancestors from their homelands through an annual ride along the Trail of Tears and learn about tools to trace both Oklahoma and Cherokee genealogy with the help of experts from the Cherokee Heritage Center.
12:00 - 4:00 pm – Make art activities connected to Cherokee culture, memory and family. Creative Learning Center and Vista Room
12:00 - 4:00 pm – Informally talk with Remember the Removal riders and Cherokee geneology experts. Helmerich Hall
1:00 pm – Hear stories and see visual documentation from the Remember the Removal annual bicycle ride. Tom Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium
2:30 pm – Learn how professional Cherokee genealogists trace ancestry and what steps you can take to discover your heritage. Tom Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium
Special activities from noon to 4:00 pm, with free admission all day.
Funday Sunday is sponsored by the Sherman E. Smith Family Charitable Foundation.
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