Visitors who want to learn more about the fascinating artist behind “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic,” OKCMOA’s summer exhibition, will have many opportunities, including tours, lectures, discussions, classes and art making.
Friday, June 16, 6:30 p.m.
“Behind the Scenes: ‘Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic'”
Eugenie Tsai, Ph.D., John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum
Members only. Join today at okcmoa.com/membership
Wednesday, July 26, 6 p.m.
“Reframing Beauty: Intimate Visions,” Deborah Willis, Ph.D.
Free for members; $5 for non-members. Visit okcmoa.com for details.
Join an in-depth conversation inspired by a single work of art in the exhibition. Museum facilitators and community guests will kick off the dialogue. A new work of art will be discussed at each program.
Thursday, June 29, 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 20, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. $5 for non-members, free for members. Reserve tickets at okcmoa.com.
These in-gallery guided tours will provide conversation-based insights and information about the exhibition. Pre-registration is recommended. Free for members, price varies for non-members. For details and to register, visit okcmoa.com.
Sunday, July 2, 2 p.m.
Thursday, July 27, 6 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 13, 2 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 31, 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 3, 2 p.m.
Reservations are required. Group rate and tour guides are available.
Call (405) 278-8213 for more information.
GALLERY + STUDIO TOURS
Guided tour inside the exhibition followed by a related art-making experience. All ages. Pre-registration is required, as programs are booked on an individual basis. Call (405) 278-8213 for more information.
Select Mondays, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their caregivers or loved ones. Free; registration is required. Call (405) 278-8221 for more information or to sign up.
“People and Patterns,” Saturday, July 1, 10 a.m.-Noon (6-10 years + adult)
“Fascinating Faces,” Saturday, Aug. 26, 10-11 a.m. (15- 36 months + adult)
“See It, Stamp It,” Saturday, Aug. 26, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (3-5 years + adult)
“People and Patterns,” Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.-Noon (6-10 years + adult)
Pre-registration is required. Details at okcmoa.com/learn.
“Spontaneous Abstract Creations in Stained Glass with Artist Shawn Patterson,” Saturday, June 24, Noon-4 p.m., Medium: Stained Glass, Locations: OKCMOA and Prairie Arts Collective in the Paseo Arts District
Offered on the first Friday of each month, Babies at the Museum begins with complimentary coffee and social time in the Museum’s classroom. After visitors settle in, the group will head to “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic” for a fun-filled 30 minutes looking for heads, shoulders, knees and toes. The morning wraps up with playtime in the classroom where babies can enjoy age-appropriate activities and adults can sip coffee and plan their next Museum visit.
Free for members; $5 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Details at okcmoa.com/learn.
“Luxurious Patterns,” Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Exhibition Opening Day)
“Scratch Art Stained Glass Windows,” Saturday, July 1, 1- 4 p.m.
“Floral Collages,” Saturday, July 8, 1-4 p.m.
“Fashionable Footwear,” Saturday, July 15, 1-4 p.m.
“Watercolor Block Prints,” Saturday, July 22, 1-4 p.m.
“Fabric Stamping,” Saturday, July 29, 1-4 p.m.
Free with admission. Visit okcmoa.com for details.
Art making and conversation inspired by “Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic.” Offered for families and teens at local Metropolitan Library branches.
Free. Visit metrolibrary.org for dates and details.