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Military Appreciation Day at OKCMOA

Military Appreciation Day at OKCMOA

Date/Time

July 12, 2024 to July 12, 2024
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

This inaugural event will provide a day where service members and their families can experience all the Museum has to offer free of charge. Programming will include an Oath of Service ceremony, a card-making station for delivery to deployed service members and a children’s art gallery exhibition for USO Craft Camp participants.

Schedule: 
Painting Classes 
10:30 am-12 pm and 2-3:30 pm | Exclusive to military service members and their adult guests
Participate in a painting class led by an OKCMOA teaching artist. Limited to 20 registrants per session. Email usooklahoma@uso.org

Card-Making Station 
11 am-4 pm | Open to the public
As part of our commitment to fostering a sense of community, visitors to the Museum will have the meaningful opportunity to create “thank you for your service” cards. These heartfelt messages will be sent to our brave service members who are deployed overseas, allowing our visitors to directly contribute to their well-being and show their support.

Drop-In Gallery Tours 
11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm | Exclusive to military service members and their families
Participate in a guided tour of OKCMOA’s world-famous Chihuly glass collection. Offered at the top of the hour at 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. No registration required.

Oath of Service Ceremony 
12 pm | Open to the public
In coordination with the USO, Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS), and Recruiting Command, OKCMOA will host an Oath of Service ceremony in front of the Museum at Carolyn Hill Park. Immediately following the ceremony, new recruits and their families will be invited to stay for an informal lunch in the Museum.
Military Kids Art Exhibition 
On View July 12-14 | Open to the public
OKCMOA invites all participants in the annual USO Craft Camp to visit the Museum to see their art on display. We look forward to welcoming our budding artists and their families to see their work! OKCMOA is pleased to host a punch and cookies reception for the artists and their families.

Location

Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr,
Oklahoma City, 73102, OK , US
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Additional Information

Cost

Prices vary; free for military members and their families

Ages

All ages welcome

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