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Current Art & Museum Exhibitions

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Oklahoma City is home to many world-class museums and historical venues. Throughout the year, you can learn about a wide variety of topics through special exhibitions and displays.

This guide will help you find all the exhibits currently on display in museums across the OKC metro. This list is updated frequently, so check back often for new exhibits and other learning opportunities! You can also check out our guide to FREE museums in the metro.


21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City

(900 W Main St) 405-982-6900; Open during lobby hours, guided tours Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

The SuperNatural

Feb. 26, 2022-Feb. 28, 2023

Featuring over 80 works of art by 40 artists from all over the world, this multi-media exhibition explores the reality and representation of nature as both organic and artificial, increasingly influenced by technology and commerce, and reflecting fears and fantasies about the future.


American Banjo Museum

(9 E Sheridan Ave) 405-604-2793; Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.
Adults, $8; kids (5-17), $6; kids (under 5), free; families (2 adults, 2 kids), $15

More info coming soon


Edmond Fine Arts Institute

(27 E Edwards St, Edmond) 405-340-4481; Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Gallery

Features the work of a different local artist each month. The Edmond Fine Arts Gallery is open daily for public viewing Monday-Friday or by appointment.

  • December – Herb Graves
  • January – Jordan Tacker
  • February – Brad McNeill
  • March – Marie Kash Weltzheimer
  • April – James Coplin
  • May – Jack Fowler
  • June – Thomas Shaw
  • July – Tanner Muse
  • August – Katherine Sanders
  • September – David Padgett
  • October – Shelly Presley
  • November – Behnaz Sohrabian

Edmond History Museum

(431 S Boulevard, Edmond) 340-0078; Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 1-4 p.m. 
Admission is free.

Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road: America’s Musical Ambassadors

May 2-Dec. 31, 2022

This exhibit explores the musical expression of these three performers through their lives, travels and vast repertoire of music. Highlights of artifacts on loan include concert and tour memorabilia from Horseshoe Road, the first musical instrument of each of the band members, handwritten scores and recordings, Dillingham’s purple performance suit designed by Manuel Cuevas, and the Dolly Parton skateboard Dillingham rode onto the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.

Tiny, But Mighty

Oct. 1, 2022-August 2023

From tiny toys to miniature household items, the fascination with small objects in Edmond has spanned more than a century. Each of these items was saved because of its monumental impact on its collector. Artifacts include a dog tag belonging to Ralph Trotter during World War I, the ring worn by Albert Leonard, who was married to Lennie Lillie Kunc in 1920, and a miniature tea set that was handmade by Irene Glaze for her daughter.

Edmond’s African American History: Land Run to Integration

Online exhibit

The topic of African Americans in Edmond is often questioned, mostly because of its absence. From the 1920s until the 1970s, no African Americans lived in Edmond. The influence of the Jim Crow laws, the Ku Klux Klan, and even Oklahoma City Public Schools integration affected Edmond, which was promoted as “100% white” for many years. This digital exhibit explores the history of African American families in Edmond, segregation and more. This exhibit was originally developed as a companion piece to the traveling exhibit The Power of Children, which EHS&M hosted in the fall of 2017. It has been expanded and adapted slightly in order to function better as a digital exhibit.  Topics addressed include: Edmond’s Early African American CommunitySeparate SchoolsJim Crow LawsWas Edmond a Sundown Town?Promotion of Edmond as 100% WhiteThe Ku Klux Klan in EdmondSchool IntegrationWhite Flight Fuels the Growth of EdmondIntegrating Edmond, and the End of An All-White Edmond.


Factory Obscura

(25 NW 9th St) Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Thursday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Mixed-Tape

Ongoing

Mixed-Tape is a 20th-century take on the classic audio autobiography. The exhibition is a 6,000-square-feet, hand-crafted, immersive art experience.


Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 

(555 Elm, Norman) 325-4938; Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
Admission is free.

Synesthesia

June 24, 2022- June 4, 2023

A new immersive experience by Factory Obscura at the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art in Norman. Drawing inspiration from the museum’s permanent collection, and in particular the work of Olinka Hrdy, Factory Obscura invites museum visitors to experience the collection like never before.

Robert Rauschenberg: Pressing News

Aug. 18, 2022-Feb. 26, 2023

Robert Rauschenberg collaged together headlines, photographs, advertisements, and articles from eight national newspapers in January and February 1970. The collages served as studies for three series of screenprints that collectively formed Rauschenberg’s protest. He hoped the minimal, direct imagery would “encourage individual conscience.” When the first exhibition of Currents opened at Dayton’s Gallery 12 in Minneapolis in April 1970, Rauschenberg included audio recordings of news broadcasts. The sounds and images in this gallery, while demonstrating the artist’s concern over his time and place, reveal a world uncannily like ours today.

A Collective Story… Fifty Years of Gifts from the Museum Association

Oct. 14, 2022 – April 9, 2023

Featuring works purchased during the past five decades by the University Women’s Association. “During the past fifty years, the Association has given a total of 167 works by sixty-two artists to the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art,” said the museum’s Wylodean and Bill Saxon Director Thomas Smith.


Mabee-Gerrer Museum Art

(1900 W MacArthur, Shawnee) Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Adults, $5; kids (6-17), $3; Kids (5 & under), free.

Messiah: Christ in Art

Dec. 17, 2022-Jan. 22, 2023

This exhibit from the MGMoA’s permanent collections explores the different ways Christ is depicted in art through the ages.


Myriad Gardens Visitor Center

(301 W Reno Ave) 445-7080; Monday & Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Senior hour: Monday & Tuesday, 9-10 a.m.; ages 65 & up & caregivers.
Admission is free to see art. 

Leaf In Light: Works of Art by Kyndall Rainey

Oct. 28 – Dec. 30, 2022

Kyndall Rainey is a mixed media artist based in Oklahoma City. Currently, she teaches middle school art at Crossings Christian School and showcases her artwork in various galleries and festivals. Much of Kyndall’s work focuses on nature, conservation, and personal identity. Using recycled materials and various paint mediums, she creates textured landscapes with a perspective that draws the viewer in.


Moore-Lindsay Historic House Museum

(508 N Peters Ave, Norman) 321-0156; Wednesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission is free.

More info coming soon.


National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

(1700 NE 63rd) 478-2250; Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m – 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.
Adults, $15; students, $10; kids, (6-12), $5; kids (5 & under), free 

Looking Through the Windows to the West

July 29, 2022-Feb. 19, 2023

From 1991 to 1996, Wilson Hurley devoted his life and artistic skills to creating five enormous triptychs that depict the grandeur of the American western landscape. Known collectively as the Windows to the West, the fifteen canvases grace the walls of the National Cowboy Museum’s Sam Noble Special Events Center. This exhibition presents never-before-exhibited preparatory materials such as Hurley’s test canvases, sketches, mathematical diagrams and formulas, and color studies and is presented through the A. Keith Brodkin Contemporary Western Artists Project.

Art of the Northwest Coast

Aug. 27, 2022-May 1, 2023

This exhibition explores the northwest coast’s rich artistic history through prints, glass, wooden and stones sculptures, and basketry. From painted totem poles to bentwood boxes, northwest coast artwork is known across the world. Its unique style and beautiful colors communicate stories, teach family histories, offer protection, describe divine creatures, and showcase the wealth of community leaders

Sombreros Texanas and Bosses of the Plains: Cowboy Hats from the Permanent Collection

Sept. 16, 2022-Jan. 8, 2023

This exhibition will examine the development of what is known today as a “cowboy hat.” Beginning with wide-brimmed leather hats (vaqueteadas), the exhibition will explore the evolution of the cowboy hat from woven sombreros, to “John B.’s” or ‘Stetson’s” (whether they were Stetson-made or not), to today’s working cowboy giant “taco shells,” and flamboyantly-creased (and decorated) hats of rodeo riders and entertainers, and in popular culture today.  Hats by famous actors such as John Wayne, Steve McQueen, and Tom Selleck, rodeo performers such as Shirley Jauregui and Toots Mansfield, Western musicians such as Johnny Lee Wills and Gene Autry, and others will comprise the exhibition.

outLAWman

Nov. 19, 2022-May 7, 2023

This exhibition will examine the often-thin line separating the outlaw from the lawman, i.e. the lawless from the law-enforcing in the American West.  In fact, many outlaws became lawmen and vice versa.  Firearms, badges, bank and railroad ephemera, incarceration tools, photographs, and archives will be used, including Martin E. Trejo’s Texas Ranger badges, Bill Tilghman’s Sharps rifle, a clutch purse allegedly belonging to Bonnie Parker, and transcripts from the Osage murder trials used by author David Graham for his book, Killers of the Flower Moon, and by Martin Scorcese for his forthcoming film by the same title.

You Have Died of Dysentery

Dec. 10, 2022-May 7, 2023

“You have died of Dysentery” is a line from the famous game over screen from The Oregon Trail series of computer games. The quote also calls out the connection between Western-themed play and the often-dark realities of history. The exhibition focuses on playing Western through games, books and videos after 1970. Video games like Oregon Trail and Red Dead Redemption will be explored alongside Western-themed board games, role-playing games, young adult novels, comic books and cartoons.


Oklahoma City Museum of Art

(415 Couch Dr) 236-3100; Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. 
Adults, $12; kids (17 & under), free – Complimentary admission offered twice a year during the Museum’s SONIC Free Family Days.

Chihuly Then and Now: The Collection at Twenty

June 18, 2022-June 23, 2024

The exhibition features new works on loan from Chihuly Studio in Seattle, as well as visitor favorites from OKCMOA’s permanent collection, telling a comprehensive story of Chihuly’s groundbreaking career.

Highlights from the Rose Family Glass Collection

Sept. 3, 2022-Jan. 15, 2023

The Rose Family Glass Collection provides visitors with a deeper contextual understanding of OKCMOA’s collection of Chihuly glass by showcasing the broader story of the Studio Glass movement that originated in America in the 1950s and continues to the present day.

One Hundred Years of Revolution: French Art from 1850 to 1950

Aug. 13, 2022-Feb. 19, 2023

The period from 1850 to 1950 was one of immense change in France. Artists moved from realistically depicting the world around them to creating purely abstract compositions. At the same time, there was political and social upheaval. The country went from monarchy to republic, to empire, back to republic. France was involved in countless major wars. Arranged chronologically, the works in this exhibition explore these radical changes in French art over a span of only 100 years.

Abbas Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame

Oct. 15, 2022-April 9, 2023

Beyond the Frame is a multimedia, retrospective survey of artworks by acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, photographer and visual artist, Abbas Kiarostami. The exhibition reveals a singular artistic vision and a wide-ranging body of work nearly a half-century in the making, from his early children’s films and graphic design work to his immersive large-scale photographs and installations of his twenty-first-century video art.

Fighters for Freedom: William H. Johnson Picturing Justice

Feb. 18-May 14, 2023

William H. Johnson painted his Fighters for Freedom series in the mid-1940s as a tribute to black activists, scientists, teachers, and performers as well as international heads of state working to bring peace to the world. He celebrated their accomplishments even as he acknowledged the realities of racism, violence, and oppression they faced and overcame. The exhibition is drawn entirely from the collection of more than 1,000 works by Johnson given to the Smithsonian American Art Museum by the Harmon Foundation in 1967.

Art and Activism at Tougaloo College

Feb. 18, 2023-May 14, 2023

This exhibition features works of art from the collection of Tougaloo College, a historically Black college in Mississippi. Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College played a central role in the Civil Rights Movement and the fight for racial equality.

True Nature: Rodin and the Age of Impressionism

June 17-Oct. 22, 2023

The exhibition seeks to reframe French artist Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and his sculpture and is drawn from LACMA’s permanent collection – the largest museum in the western United States.  Approximately 100 objects will be on view, including rarely seen 19th-century European sculptures and paintings created by Impressionist painters and sculptors with whom Rodin worked and exhibited throughout his career. Notable artists such as Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, and Paul Cézanne are featured in this exhibition.

Edith Head: The Golden Age of Hollywood Costume Design

June 24, 2023-Sept. 24, 2023

This exciting retrospective of award-winning costume designer Edith Head will feature over 70 costumes that span the six decades of Head’s career and were worn by stars such as Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis, Barbara Stanwyck, Shirley MacLaine, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and Kim Novak.

Folded Circle Split (Carolyn Hill Park)

On display now

“Folded Circle Split” by Fletcher Benton, an already-iconic nine-foot-tall bronze sculpture, which Benton created in 1984, is the inaugural sculpture in Carolyn Hill Park on the southeast side of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. The sculpture was given by Jon and Molly Ott in honor of the Museum’s 75th anniversary. Carolyn Hill Park is generously sponsored by the Tom and Judy Love Family in memory of Carolyn Hill. This is the second-largest bronze Benton sculpture in the world and provides dramatically different profiles from different angles.


Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum 

(620 N Harvey Ave) 405-235-3313; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 6 p.m. 
Adults, $15; kids (6-17), $12; kids (5 & under), free. 

Remembering Through Art

The new exhibit is a project commissioned by a Broken Arrow High School art teacher to connect students to the loss experienced on April 19, 1995. Each art student chose one person from the 168 who were killed, researched that person and created a work of art in their honor. These works of art illustrate empathy, compassion and celebrate 168 uniquely different lives.

More Than Two Decades of Building. Together.

The new exhibit reveals how Oklahoma City came together to rebuild and remember. Starting with a mission statement and sacred ground to memorialize, family members, survivors, first responders, designers and the community created a Memorial and Museum to tell the story of the senselessness of violence and share lessons learned.


Oklahoma City Zoo

(2000 Remington Place); 405-424-3344; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; last entry no later than 4 p.m.
Adults, $12; seniors & kids (3-11), $9; kids (2 & under), free

Art Gone Wild

Discover a new selection of paintings featuring festive colors and created by some of your favorite animal artists! With assistance from their caretakers, the Zoo’s talented animal artists have created an array of paintings available for purchase. Art Gone Wild is part of the Zoo’s enrichment program and the paints are safe for the animals to use as they are non-toxic and washable. Art Gone Wild pieces are available to view and purchase in the Zoo’s Guest Services office located in the Entry Plaza, open during regular park hours.


Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center 

(11 NW 11th St) 405-951-0000; Wednesday – Monday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Thursday, until 9 p.m. 
Admission is free.

La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara

Sept. 22, 2022-Jan. 9, 2023

The exhibition La casa que nos inventamos, which translates to “The house we invented,” reflects on and responds to place — to the rich and complicated history, present and future of a creative community. It features nearly 40 conceptual artworks — paintings, sculptures, installations, performances — created within the last decade by nearly two dozen visual artists from or living in Guadalajara.

Fugitive Speech

Nov. 3, 2022-Feb. 20, 2023

Featuring seven artworks by three artists — Emily M. Chase, JJJJJerome Ellis and Anita Fields — Fugitive Speech explores acts of personal testimony in the face of social, cultural and historical odds. Through distinct perspectives and approaches to media, including textiles, video, photography and ceramics, the artworks in Fugitive Speech consider the relationship between voice, memory and time.

The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Feb. 2-May 22, 2023

The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation features more than 100 artworks by 37 well-known contemporary artists highlighting the subject of food. Included are artworks by some of the biggest names in the field, including John Baldessari, Jenny Holzer, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg and Lorna Simpson.

Campbell Art Park (11th & Broadway)

Gonzálo Lebrija: Breve Historia del Tiempo

Aug. 4, 2022-March 27, 2023

For the first time in the region, Oklahoma Contemporary presents a monumental outdoor sculpture by Gonzálo Lebrija, one of the best-known contemporary artists living in Guadalajara, Mexico. Breve Historia del Tiempo (2020) is a 2,500-pound 1968 Chevrolet Malibu that appears to be suspended vertically over a pool of water. The sculpture, whose title translates to Brief History of Time, is on loan from Mexico City’s famed La Colección Jumex.

Jose Dávila (in the Sculpture Garden)

Sept. 22, 2022-May 23, 2023

Guadalajara-based artist Jose Dávila’s sculpture is part of the exhibition La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara, a collaboration between Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center and guest curator Viviana Kuri, director and chief curator of the Museo de Arte de Zapopan (MAZ) in Guadalajara, Mexico.


Oklahoma Hall of Fame

(1400 Classen Dr.) 235-4458; Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Second Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
Adults, $7; kids (6-17), $5; kids (5 & under), free – Complimentary admission offered on the second Saturday of each month and Thursdays between Memorial & Labor Day.

Oklahoma Genocide: Massacre at Washita River

Sept. 29-Dec. 15, 2022

Featuring artwork from Native American artists, the exhibit explores the history of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes as well as the horrific truth of what occurred the morning of Nov. 27, 1868, when Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer attacked the sleeping Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle. The exhibition also features artifacts from the Plains Indian and Pioneer Museum.

Edith Kinney Gaylord: The Twentieth Century Through Her Eyes

Edith Kinney Gaylord was a trailblazer in the field of journalism. While she is most widely known for being a member of the Gaylord publishing family, she made a name for herself as the first woman reporter on staff for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C. From Eleanor Roosevelt, World War II, and the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, she covered major events and figures of the mid-twentieth century. This exhibit presents a timeline of Edith Kinney Gaylord’s life, focusing on the major events of the mid-twentieth century that she reported.

No Frontiers Beyond Our Reach: Native American Changemakers

The No Frontiers Beyond Our Reach: Native American Changemakers exhibit highlights eight different trailblazing Native Americans that left impactful legacies. The portraits and busts displayed are of individuals who contributed to different fields including history, education, space exploration, military, politics, and performing and visual arts, showcasing  the stories and diverse talents of these tribal citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Osage nations.

Intellectual Changemakers: Celebrating Oklahoma’s Visionaries

Inspiring Oklahomans have contributed ideas that reshaped our understanding of the world and inspired people to make change. The Intellectual Changemakers: Celebrating Oklahoma’s Visionaries exhibit explores the contributions of innovators who made history through advancements in the realms of literature, medical research, history, academia, and social advocacy.


Oklahoma History Center

(800 Nazih Zuhdi) 522-0765; Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Adults, $12.50; students, $9; kids (4 & under), free; families (up to 6 people), $35

In Citizen’s Garb: Native Americans on the Southern Plains, 1889–1891

Opened July 5

The exhibit features a selection of modern gelatin silver prints made from glass plate negatives from the photography studio of Lenny and Sawyers. The Lenny and Sawyers Studio was in operation for a short period of time from 1889 to 1891. Many of the photographs taken by William Lenny and William Sawyers in that period depicted Indigenous people in the Lawton and Fort Sill area. The tribal nations represented in the collection include the Comanche, Kiowa, Apache, Wichita, Delaware, and Caddo

Becoming Fearless

May 16, 2022 – May 14, 2023

The exhibit will explore 70 years of firefighting in Oklahoma and is comprised of 25 black-and-white images, giving a unique look into the evolution of this profession. “Becoming Fearless” will trace firefighting from the early days of acrobatics, antics and volunteerism in the 1900s to the sophisticated fire safety systems in place today. Feats of agility along with a bit of humor color the early days of firefighters.

Observing With NASA Exhibit Kiosk

Sept. 12-Dec. 31, 2022

“Observing With NASA” offers an introduction to the tools, data and skills that NASA space scientists and data visualization experts use to create the images of deep space objects that we all know and love. See a range of NASA’s most iconic images.

Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space

This exhibit focuses on the many Oklahomans who played a part in the US air and space program, as well as early Oklahoma pioneers of aviation. The centerpiece of the exhibit is the Skylab 4 Apollo Command Module (CM-118). This spacecraft carried the final Skylab crew of astronauts—Gerald Carr (commander), Edward Gibson (science pilot), and William Pogue (pilot)—into space to live and work in the Skylab Orbiting Laboratory or Space Station. Launch to Landing will also feature a number of personal items utilized by astronauts and items that are generally associated with Oklahoma aviators and the U.S. air and space program, such as Oklahoma flags flown in space, a NASA Mission Control console, space shuttle heat shield tiles and lunar samples—also known as “moon rocks.”

Ongoing

Crossroads of Commerce: A History of Free Enterprise in Oklahoma

This exhibit tells the story of economic development in Oklahoma through five time periods from 1716 to the present day, connecting the dots between history and economic development in a way that celebrates creativity and hard work and inspires young people to take a chance. The exhibit features a number of structural reproductions and interactive opportunities. Visitors will see an actual truss from the Wiley Post Hangar and enter the simulated cockpit of a Lockheed Vega airplane. Other features include scenes of a newspaper printing operation, grist mill, cotton gin, grain elevator, Cain’s Ballroom, a TG&Y store in the 1950s, the studios of WKY-Radio and WKY-TV, the Shelter Church Studio and the Thunder scoreboard from Chesapeake Energy Arena.


Red Earth Art Center

(100 N Broadway Ave, Ste 2750) 405-427-5228; Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Horse’s Landscape

Aug. 29-Nov. 10, 2022

The exhibition gives a traditional view of the Native American horse, their riders, their wild and the West. Artists featured are Carol Armstrong, Diana Beach-Stamper, J. Dylan Cavin, & Linda Kukuk.


Sail & The Dock

(617 W Sheridan Ave) Thursday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; last admission at 6 p.m.

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

Sept. 23-Dec. 5, 2022

Unlike the long lines and 60-foot ceilings experienced at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, patrons can view the world-renowned work of Michelangelo close enough to touch God’s finger in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. This special collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is reproduced in a format that allows viewers to get face-to-face with the masterpieces. Through 34 artfully displayed reproductions, this innovative presentation includes world-renowned pieces like The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgement. Tickets start at $22.50 per adult, $18.30 per child. 19.90 for seniors, military and students.


Sam Noble Museum 

(2401 Chautauqua, Norman) 405-325-4712; Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m. 
Adults, $8; kids (4 – 17), $5; kids (3 & under) free

Sahara Sea Monsters

Oct. 15, 2022-Feb. 12, 2023

The ancient Sahara was nothing like the desert we know today and was once covered by the seas. See 600 million years of the Moroccan fossil record and the monstrous residents of the old Sahara, the mighty Spinosaurus, Mosasaurus and more.


Science Museum Oklahoma

(2020 Remington Pl) 405-602-6664; Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Complimentary admission offered during the Museum’s Tinkerfest event.
Adults, $20.95; kids (3-12), $15.95

Prismatic: A Faceted Experience of Color

“Prismatic” explores how color can sway opinion, communicate without words, and even affect the body. Visitors will enter a space of striking color — a place to explore how this amazing force affects our world and how it has served as a muse for both historical and contemporary artists.

Elemental Worlds

In this multimedia interactive art installation, you’ll use digital drawing tools to decorate and color one of 12 animals that will come to life in the 220-degree simulated digital forest — escape into creativity and relax with binaural frequencies, dynamic lighting, atmospheric effects, and the sounds of nature. The world resets every 15 minutes.


Scissortail Park

(655 S Robinson Ave) 405-445-6277

More info coming soon


SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

(10301 S Sunnylane Rd) 405-814-0006; Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m. 
Adults, $11; kids (3-12), $9
Ongoing

From comparative anatomy to classification to adaptation and locomotion, SKELETONS has been designed with learning in mind! Currently displaying over 300 skeletons from all corners of the world, visitors have a unique opportunity to compare and contrast many rare species normally not seen in museum exhibits. In addition, The museum features a variety of North American specimens ranging from tiny mice and shrew skeletons to a 40-foot humpback whale.

Their newest exhibit features Sloths, Anteaters, Rodents, and Armadillos!


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