Holidays at OKCMOA:

Winter 2017

This Holiday Season, OKCMOA has something for everyone. Our holiday events, activities and hours are listed below!

Kids Free over Winter Break

Celebrate the holidays and create family memories at the Museum with free admission for kids 17 and under from December 26th through 31st. See below for activities and hours.

Holiday Hours

The Museum, Museum Store, and Museum Cafe will be open regular hours other than the following:

  • Christmas Eve: 12 pm-3 pm*
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • New Year’s Eve: Open normal Sunday hours (12-5 pm) and also open for New Year’s Eve festivities (7-11 pm) including dinner at the Museum Cafe and champagne and fireworks on the roof at midnight.
  • New Year’s Day: Closed

*Museum Cafe will be open until 4 pm for holiday meal pick-up. For details on holiday meal pick-up, please click here.

Special Exhibitions

Master Strokes: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Golden Age 
Traveling outside of Great Britain for the first time, this marvelous exhibition presents some of the most important works from the Victoria and Alberts outstanding collection of Dutch and Flemish drawings, one of the principle holdings in Britain. Showing approximately ninety works from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries, it includes masterpieces by Peter Paul Rubens, Sir Anthony van Dyck and Rembrandt van Rijn. 

The Art of Oklahoma
The Art of Oklahoma celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about Oklahomans—and the cities and landscapes they call home.

“Christmas for Grown-Ups” Film Series

This year, we’re proud to present a series of Christmas cult classics and holiday hidden gems designed to combat shopping fatigue, winter blues, and Mannheim Steamroller-induced insanity. From subversive comedy to star-crossed romance to Bruce Willis jumping off the roof of Nakatomi Plaza strapped to a fire hose, there’s a little something for almost everybody. View the schedule.

Discovery Packs

Bring the family to discover fun, hands-on activities for kids aged 2-5 or 6+. Discovery packs are FREE to check out when you visit the Museum.

Drop-in Art

Join our guest artists every Saturday from 1-4 pm as they interact with families to create extraordinary works of art inspired by the Museum’s collection, exhibitions and special occasions. All ages welcome. No advance registration is required. Free for Museum members or included with general Museum admission.

2 | Batik Paintings
9 | Mixed Media Cards
16 | Cardboard Slot Sculptures
23 | Painted Aluminum Landscapes
30 | Tile Art

Winter Break Printer’s Workshop

A Drop-In Art collaboration between OKCMOA and [Artspace] at Untitled. Join us to learn more about printmaking and experiment with different techniques. Museum Teaching Artist Erin Latham and members of the Artspace team will be on hand as you create your own print to take home. Open from December 27-30 from 1-4 pm each day.

Saturday Morning Yin Yoga and Mindfulness

Every Saturday | 10:30-11:30 am

Take some time to center yourself this holiday season. Saturday Morning Yin Yoga and Mindfulness focuses on calming the mind with slow-paced floor work that emphasizes meditation in the gallery space. Join us for this reflective, introspective yoga flow that encourages mindfulness and increased energy flow.

Gift Membership

OKCMOA Memberships make the perfect gift! For more information, click here.

Museum Cafe

Holiday Meals To-Go
The Museum Cafe is currently taking orders for holiday meals. Let us do the cooking this year!
Christmas Meals: Order deadline is December 20th. Meals will be available for pickup Sunday, December 24th, 12-4 pm

New Year’s Eve Dinner
Ring in the new year with dinner at the Museum Cafe and a champagne toast on the Roof Terrace with a view of the downtown fireworks (includes one glass of champagne)!  With three dinner settings available, guests can choose a preferred dining time and enjoy live jazz music by The Music Makers at 9 pm. Call (405) 235-6262 for reservations.

Museum Store

The Museum Store is the perfect place to find a unique gift for everyone on your list. View our list of holiday gift ideas here. Plus, don’t miss our exclusive members-only sale on December 11, 2-6 pm. 

Holiday Parties

OKCMOA still has space for private events and holiday parties this December. From an intimate seated dinner in the Mezzanine, to screening a holiday film in the 250-seat Samuel Roberts Noble Theater, to a cocktail reception in Founders Hall and time in the galleries, OKCMOA has a private event option to fit every budget and interest. Contact Elizabeth Roewe at or (405) 278-8286 for details.