The Oklahoma City Museum of Art engages people of all ages in the community through various community outreach partnerships. Reaching beyond the Museum’s walls, the Museum is committed to actively collaborating with community partners to provide hands-on enrichment through the visual arts.
OWL Camp – NewView Oklahoma, the leading employer of the blind and visually impaired in Oklahoma, and the only private agency in the state that provides specialized vision rehabilitation services, hosts a free, week long OWL CAMP for children ages 8 to 18 who are blind or vision impaired. The Museum hosts a day for the campers of interactive art-making experiences along with verbal description tour in the Museum’s galleries.
Creative Visions – NewView’s Art Program, Creative Visions, offers art classes for adults with vision loss hosted at NewView Oklahoma’s Headquarters and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Each six week session meets once weekly for 90 minutes and the classes are open to any person with vision loss. All classes are offered free of charge.
Discovery Concert Series – The Museum provides families participating in the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s Discovery Concert Series with a hands-on art-making experience.
Sound Images – Inspired by images from the Museum’s permanent collection and music, students in grades 3-8 create works of art. Each year a selection are displayed at OKCMOA in a special exhibition.
Hearts for Hearing is a comprehensive hearing health program for both children and adults offering auditory-verbal therapy as well as an auditory-oral preschool. Each year the Museum provides art experiences to all Hearts for Hearing summer campers.