Although the museum may be temporarily closed, nothing can stop us from bringing art to YOU! Join us as we welcome special guests virtually via Facebook Live for art talks, history discussions and more! Stay tuned for more information on upcoming live events by following us on social media and checking our events calendar.
Check out our past events below!
What is NAGPRA?
Join us for a conversation between Sarah O’Donnell, NAGPRA Coordinator for the Osage Nation, and Laura Bryant, Anthropology Collections Manager and NAGPRA Coordinator for Gilcrease Museum.
The two will give an overview of NAGPRA and discuss the importance and impact this law has had on museums and tribes.
Gilcrease Live: Music by Kalyn Fay
Enjoy an evening of live music from the comfort of home as Oklahoma singer-songwriter Kalyn Fay performs from I-Witness Culture: Frank Buffalo Hyde at Gilcrease Museum. Want to see more of this exhibition? Learn more and reserve tickets to see it at gilcrease.org/i-witness-culture
Cherokee Artwork: Karen Berry
Join us for a live discussion with Cherokee artist Karen Berry. Learn about Berry’s career and work, including her fingerweaving and gourd carving. Engage with this discussion by submitting your questions in the comments throughout the live video.
Exploring Utah through Art
Explore the geological wonders of Utah! Director/Curator of the Southern Utah Museum of Art Jessica Kinsey gives us the inside scoop on their newest exhibition “Find the Distance: A Jimmie F. Jones Retrospective” followed by a virtual hike using artwork that captures Utah’s natural splendor.
Steve Liddell Live
Enjoy this live performance by Steve Liddell broadcast from Memories & Inspiration. This performance celebrates this powerful exhibition showcasing nearly 100 years of African American artwork.
Museums as a Medium for Societal Change
Enjoy this live discussion recording featuring with Stephanie Johnson-Cunningham from Museum Hue! In this discussion, Johnson-Cunningham sheds light on her work through and share the ways she and other museum professionals are boldly responding to current issues relating to race through narratives, programs, exhibitions and services. She also addresses the critical ways museums can help shape, define and preserve today for the future.
Cherokee Beadwork: Martha Berry
Enjoy this recording of a live conversation between Cherokee beadwork artist Martha Berry and Danielle Culp, our education and program specialist. The two discussed Berry’s work, inspirations and more.
Georgia O’Keeffe: Life & Legacy
Enjoy this conversation about the life and legacy of artist Georgia O’Keeffe! This discussion features Dr. Ariel Plotek, Curator of Fine Art at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, and our Studio Manager and Visual Art Program Specialist, Melissa Ski. The two will explore O’Keeffe’s career, artwork and the mystique surrounding the artist in the popular imagination.
© 2020 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Juneteenth History with Dr. Brandy Thomas Wells
Dr. Brandy Thomas Wells, Assistant Professor of History at Oklahoma State University, and Dr. Billy Smith, Assistant Director of the Helmerich Center for American Research, held a discussion that shed light on the origin and history of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
The Art of Weather with Travis Meyer
Discover where art and weather meet with Senior Curator Laura Fry and Tulsa’s favorite weatherman, Travis Meyer. What do the skies tell us in William R. Leigh’s “Threatening Clouds”? How has our understanding of weather changed since Albert Bierstadt painted his “Sierra Nevada Morning”? Tune in to find out!
Spanish Colonial Art: Dr. Cristina Cruz González
Watch this discussion between Associate Professor of Art History at Oklahoma State University Dr. Cristina Cruz González and Director of Learning and Community Engagement at Gilcrease Alison Rossi for a discussion about Spanish colonial art via Facebook Live. Dr. Cruz González explores the history surrounding “Agonia de San Francisco Javier” by Juan Correa, a recently restored masterpiece in the Gilcrease collection. Take a closer look at the piece here.
“Shoshone Falls” by Sasha Martin
In celebration of both National Poetry Month and the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Sasha Martin’s poem, inspired by Thomas Moran’s “Shoshone Falls on the Snake River,” alludes to issues regarding conservation and nature.
Black Artists: Names You Should Know
Hear from art collector Kerry Davis and artist Kevin Cole, who has work featured in Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art. This conversation will be moderated by Memories & Inspiration guest curator Quraysh Ali Lansana.
Live with Frank Buffalo Hyde
Join us for a live interview with artist Frank Buffalo Hyde! Hear from the artist himself and learn about his work, vision and exhibition at Gilcrease, I-Witness Culture: Frank Buffalo Hyde.
To learn more about Frank you can visit his website.