Gilcrease After Hours

Gilcrease After Hours

About Gilcrease After Hours

Gilcrease After Hours is our free, monthly evening of culture and cocktails that takes place the final Friday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m. With our galleries open late, special programming, live music and cocktails, this happy-hour style event has something for everyone.

Next Event: Feb. 28 | Memories & Inspiration

Join us for an evening of cocktails and culture in celebration of our exhibition Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art.

“Gateways to Tulsa” Gallery Talk with the Tri City Collective | 7:15 and 8:30 p.m.
Join the Tri-City Collective as they discuss the artwork and “Gateways to Tulsa” featured in the exhibition.

Poetry Writing Tours | 7:45, 8:10, 8:50 and 9:10 p.m.
Go on a tour of Memories & Inspiration with featured poets and write your own poem in response to the show. Meet at the front of the exhibition to join the tour. After the tour, continue working on your poem at the tables provided in the Vista Room.

7:45 p.m. | Written Quincy
8:10 p.m. | Crystal Patrick
8:50 p.m. | Quraysh Ali Lansana
9:10 p.m. | Bezel 365

Ekphrastic Poetry Readings | 9:30 p.m.
Listen to some poetry written in response to the artwork shown in Memories & Inspiration and even read your own! Featured poets are: Written Quincy, Crystal Patrick, Quraysh Ali Lansana and Bezel 365.

Ongoing Activities

DJ Dr. View
Enjoy the beats and tunes provided by DJ Dr. View.

Creating Collectibles with the Black Moon Collective
Join artists from the Black Moon Collective to create unique collectibles, collaborate with artists, and learn about the art of collecting.

Pop-Up Exhibit with the Black Moon Collective
Check out some artwork created by artists from the Black Moon Collective in response to Memories & Inspiration.

Monoprints with Lionel Lofton
Design and create your own monoprint with guest artist Lionel Lofton, whose artwork is featured in Memories & Inspiration.

Wanda J’s Next Generation Snacks
Grab a bite to eat from local favorite Wanda J’s Next Generation Restaurant. Supplies are limited.

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

Gilcrease After Hours is sponsored by Flint Family Foundation and Osage Casino Hotel.

Events Calendar

Upcoming Events:

March 27 | Art and Apps
Enjoy a night of food and fun at the Gilcrease Museum through chef demonstrations, cocktails, food samples and more!

April 24 | Pop Art and Graffiti
Come out to the Gilcrease for an evening of pop art and graffiti in celebration of our traveling exhibition, I-Witness Culture: Frank Buffalo Hyde. Go on a tour of the new exhibition, check out artist demos, create works of art and add your mark to our graffiti piece.

May 29 | Party on the Porch
Join us for an evening all about nature and being outdoors! Enjoy tours through our gardens, make art inspired by nature and drink a cocktail while listening to live music on the porch of the Gilcrease House.

June 26 | STEAM-Y Summer
Enjoy a night of creativity and science as you experience how science and art are interconnected by making artworks with robots, learning how our brains perceive art, meeting members of the Gilcrease conservation team and more at this scientifically artful evening.