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Gilcrease Museum

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1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
918-596-2700

Gilcrease Museum is one of the country’s best facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. The museum’s charm, beauty and collections draw thousands of visitors from around the world to the hills just northwest of downtown Tulsa. Gilcrease Museum houses the world’s largest, most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West. The museum also offers an unparalleled collection of Native American art and artifacts, as well as historical manuscripts, documents and maps. Beyond the extensive Gilcrease collections and exhibits are its beautiful facilities and gardens. Themed gardens have been developed on 23 of the museum’s 460 acres.

April 2019

Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Deportee): An Evening with Lance Canales

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$5

$5 admission costs will be donated to New Sanctuary Network Tulsa and Dream Alliance Oklahoma - Tulsa. Gilcrease and the Woody Guthrie Center team up to present a multi-dimensional program focused on human rights issues with roots-blues musician and activist Lance Canales. In 1948, a plane carrying 32 passengers crashed in the Los Gatos Canyon, California killing everyone on board. Among those killed were 28 migrant workers (braceros), who were only referred to as “deportees” in the media. Canales will…

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Gilcrease After Hours

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free
April Gilcrease After Hours

Join us for Gilcrease crAfter Hours on Friday, April 26 from 7-9 p.m. This month's culture and cocktails event will be all about CRAFTS: Craft cocktails, craft beer, craft-making, what's not to like? More details coming soon! -FREE admission -Galleries open late -Cash bar Presenting Sponsor: Osage Casino Hotel

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May 2019

Gillies Newcomer Coffee

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Gillies Coffee

Join us on Wednesday May 1st, from 10 a.m. to noon for good food, good fellowship and good information about becoming a Gillies volunteer at Gilcrease Museum.

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Learn and Play

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Learn and Play

Presented in collaboration with Tulsa Community College Early Childhood Education Department, this program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers to enjoy a developmentally-appropriate gallery experience followed by hands-on activities designed to stimulate early learners in a lively, social atmosphere. Snacks and all materials are provided. Free with museum admission, but advance reservation is required due to limited space. REGISTER ONLINE

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Learn and Play

May 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Learn and Play

SOLD OUT Presented in collaboration with Tulsa Community College Early Childhood Education Department, this program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers to enjoy a developmentally-appropriate gallery experience followed by hands-on activities designed to stimulate early learners in a lively, social atmosphere. Snacks and all materials are provided. Free with museum admission, but advance reservation is required due to limited space. REGISTER ONLINE

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Mini Masters

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$7 – $12
Mini Masters

On the first Saturday of the month, children ages 5-10 will explore and learn about a Gilcrease exhibition and create a related art project in the studio. Space is limited and reservations are required. Cost is $7 for Gilcrease members and $12 for not-yet-members. Children must be accompanied by an adult. REGISTER ONLINE

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Drop-In Studio

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Drop-In Studio

Join us for studio time on the first Sunday of the month. Studio activities are inspired by museum collections and exhibitions, and encourage intergenerational, process-based creative learning. This program is appropriate for all ages and is free with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by adults. No reservations are required and visitors can stay for as little or as long as they would like.

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Sea of Grass: A Talk with Walter and Bunky Echo-Hawk

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free
Echo-Hawk

Join us for our FREE event The Sea of Grass: Exploring Oklahoma Literature & Art, with author Walter Echo-Hawk and artist Bunky Echo-Hawk on Thursday, May 16 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This creative collaboration between father and son duo Walter (Pawnee) and Bunky Echo-Hawk (Pawnee and Yakama) will celebrate the resilience and survival of the human spirit in Native North America. An articulate and versed indigenous rights activist, attorney and author, Walter Echo-Hawk will share insights from his most recent book,…

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Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition Wine Dinner

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$85 – $105
Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition Dinner

5:30 p.m. – Exhibition Viewing 6:30 p.m. – Dinner, The Restaurant at Gilcrease Join us for the next dinner in our exhibition wine dinner series. This evening includes a private viewing of our featured exhibition Pulitzer Prize Photographs, followed by a four-course meal and wine pairings at The Restaurant at Gilcrease. Executive Chef Lenny Borkowicz has created a special menu that celebrates the exhibition’s powerful photographs. This evening is the perfect opportunity to invite family and friends for an exclusive experience…

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Gilcrease After Hours

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free

Join us on the last Friday of the month from 7-9 p.m. for culture and cocktails. Evening includes music, programs and our galleries open late. FREE admission! Presenting Sponsor: Osage Casino Hotel

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June 2019

Gilcrease Summer Tours

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until June 7, 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until June 7, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Summer Tours

The Gilcrease Museum Summer Tour Program will explore the theme of being welcomed and welcoming others through the paintings and sculptures of immigrant artists in our exhibition American's All!. These tours will take place from June 4 through June 7 and July 30 through August 2. There will be two tours each day, one at 10:30 a.m. and another at 1:00 p.m. Each tour will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Children, ages 4-10, will hear the true story…

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Summer Camp: Masters of the Americas and Me

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 14, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer camp

June 10-14 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 7 - 10 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day Picasso said that “All children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist as we grow up.” This camp celebrates the creative power of children as well as children who grew up and remained great…

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Essence of the Sun: Summer Solstice Camp

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer camp solstice

June 17-21 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 5 – 10 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day Gilcrease is teaming up with Under The Canopy to host this special camp that celebrates the magic of the sunshine and coincides with the longest day of the year. Students will harness the power of the sun’s…

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Jazz Night

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Jazz night

This quarter’s Jazz Night will take place in our beautiful Vista Room featuring a live jazz performance. The evening will also offer a buffet dinner from The Restaurant at Gilcrease ($8), cash bar and our galleries open late until 8 p.m. No reservations required. Free for Gilcrease Museum members and free with paid admission for non-members. For more information, please contact our Membership Office at 918-596-2758 or gilcrease-membership@utulsa.edu. (Please bring cash to expedite food and beverage transactions.)

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Summer Camp: Time Machine

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until June 28, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer Camp Time Machine

June 24-28 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 8 – 11 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day Calling all students who are ready for adventures! In this camp, students will travel through time and get inspired by objects and historical figures they encounter in the museum through creative, hands-on activities, art making, theatrical opportunities,…

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July 2019

Summer Camp: Fantastic Worlds

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer Camp: Fantastic Worlds

July 8-12 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 5 – 7 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day In this playful class, students will be encouraged to dream big! How can the museum’s collections and stories inspire fantastic worlds? What does your dream house look like? What new and unexpected materials can spark your imagination?…

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Summer Camp: Mysteries and the Museum

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 19, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer Camp: Mysteries and the Museum

July 15-19 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 9 – 13 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day This camp is for young people who are intrigued by mysteries or who dream of being a detective! Campers this week will learn about and solve mysteries all around the museum, from the galleries to hidden spaces,…

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Activism & the Museum: A Teen Leadership Camp

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until July 26, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Teen Leadership Camp

July 22-26 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For incoming high school students Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day In this camp designed specifically for leaders of tomorrow, incoming high school freshman through juniors will be introduced to the causes and leaders woven throughout the museum’s collections and American history and those within our own communities. Students…

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Gilcrease Summer Tours

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until August 2, 2019

An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 2, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
Free with Admission
Summer Tours

The Gilcrease Museum Summer Tour Program will explore the theme of being welcomed and welcoming others through the paintings and sculptures of immigrant artists in our exhibition American’s All!. These tours will take place from June 4 through June 7 and July 30 through August 2. There will be two tours each day, one at 10:30 a.m. and another at 1:00 p.m. Each tour will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Children, ages 4-10, will hear the true story of…

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August 2019

Summer Camp: Experiments in Mixed Media

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 9, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer Camp Mixed Media

August 5-9 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 5-7 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day Move beyond crayons and pencils with this camp that will introduce students to a broad range of materials that spark imagination and inspire confidence. From re-purposed and recycled objects, to clay, paint, pastels, mosaics, found objects and more, campers…

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Summer Camp: Fiber and Fashion

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 16, 2019

Gilcrease Museum, 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa, OK 74127-2100 United States
$200 – $250
Summer Camp: Fiber and Fashion

August 12-16 All sessions are 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. For students ages 8-11 Camp registration fee is $200 for members, $250 for not-yet-members After hours care available from 4:00-5:00 pm for $25.00/week Campers need to bring their own lunches each day What does what we wear say about who we are? In this session, students will explore connections between adornment, identity and community and experiment with fibers and wearable art. With inspiration from the museum’s collections and gardens, students will…

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