Gilcrease After Hours

Gilcrease After Hours

Gilcrease After Hours is our free, monthly evening of culture and cocktails that takes place the final Friday of each month. With our galleries open late, special programming, live music and cocktails, this happy-hour style event has something for everyone. Haven’t been to Gilcrease After Hours yet? See what you are missing!

Each month features a unique theme and programming for visitors to enjoy. Peruse our ongoing and temporary exhibitions to kick off your weekend the right way. Try a hand-crafted beverage from our cash bar and enjoy tunes from local bands while exploring the museum and enjoying the evening’s programs.

In the spring and summer months, experience sunset in our beautiful themed gardens and enjoy the downtown Tulsa skyline as it lights up for the evening.

On November 22, check out performances by Native bands and artists, enjoy food samples prepared by Native chefs and more.

In addition, at 9 p.m. there will be a special performance by the band Indigenous in our auditorium presented in partnership with OK Roots Music. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

This ticketed performance is $5 for members and $10 for not-yet members. A ticket to this performance is NOT required to attend Gilcrease After Hours or participate in any of the other programs and activities.

Purchase your ticket to see Indigenous here. All sales are final. Tickets are nonrefundable.

Scheduled Performances

Opening Song | 7:15 p.m.
Join us as we kick-off the night with opening songs and war dance songs performed by Travis Mammedaty, Gordon Emhoolah, and Robert Anquoe.

Native Praise Choir
Check out the Native Praise Choir, who is instrumental in preserving Native American culture through the native Christian hymns passed down by ancestors.

Mato Nanji Acoustic Set | 7:45 p.m.
Join Mato Nanji from Indigenous for an acoustic set inspired by the Gilcrease Museum’s collection.

Social Dance | 8:15 p.m.
Learn the popular social dance, two-step, with Gabriel Pelayo and Miss Indian Oklahoma Breana Hill. All are encouraged to participate, so grab a partner and join in!

Kalyn Fay | 8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the musical stylings of this Oklahoma-bred songwriter that has a voice that commands rapt attention.

Indigenous | 9 p.m.
The headliner of the evening is Indigenous! This American blues rock group led by Mato Nanji is influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Steve Ray Vaughan, and B.B. King. Tickets are required. $5 for members, $10 for not-yet members. Purchase your ticket to see Indigenous here.

Ongoing Activities

POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat Samples
Try some delicious snacks with local native chef Damien Jacob from POSTOAK Lodge. Supplies are limited.

Beading with Molly Murphy Adams
Join Tulsa Artist Fellow Molly Murphey Adams as she demonstrates beadwork techniques and creatively add to her overall piece.

Cocktails
Enjoy a glass of wine, a beer, or one the featured cocktails of the night at our bars. Drinks are for purchase.