The Unsettled Lens

Since the early twentieth-century, photographers have crafted images that hinge on the idea of the uncanny, a psychological phenomenon existing, according to psychoanalysis, at the intersection between the reassuring and the threatening, the familiar and the new. The photographs in this exhibition build subtle tensions based on the idea of the uncanny as a sense... Learn More

After the Floating World: The Enduring Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints

Images carved onto wooden blocks used to create colorful prints on paper are among the most famous Japanese art forms. These prints, popular in Japan from the 17th through the 19th centuries, are known as Ukiyo-e, which translates as “pictures from the floating world.” Ukiyo-e artists produced prints in a variety of subject matter including actors... Learn More

The Modernist Spectrum: Color and Abstraction

Modernism was a philosophical, societal, political, artistic, and literary movement that originated in Europe in the late nineteenth century. A response to the major transformations of the era, practitioners of modernism often aimed to “make it new,” in the often-quoted words of poet Ezra Pound. For painters—beginning with Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, and Piet Mondrian,... Learn More

An Evening of Art & Performance

Join us for An Evening of Art and Performance as we celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions, The Unsettled Lens and After the Floating World: The Enduring Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints Friday, February 17 | 5:30-10 pm (Exhibitions officially open Saturday, February 18) Event Schedule: 5:30-10 pm | Galleries Open Cash Bar and... Learn More

Sacred Words: The Saint John's Bible and the Art of Illumination

The first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in the modern era is now on view at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Sacred Words: The Saint John’s Bible and the Art of Illumination opened October 15 at OKCMOA and includes seventy selected folios from The Saint John’s Bible as... Learn More

Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

 Inasmuch Foundation, in Celebration of Edith Kinney Gaylord, presents: Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris Exhibition organized by Centre Pompidou, Paris and Oklahoma City Museum of Art, in partnership with MondoMostre, Rome. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) dominated the art world during the first half of the twentieth century. A prolific,... Learn More

Our City, Our Collection: Building the Museum's Lasting Legacy

In celebration of the many extraordinary acquisitions that have made the Oklahoma City Museum of Art the premier collecting institution in central Oklahoma, the exhibition Our City, Our Collection: Building the Museum’s Lasting Legacy tells the story of the Museum’s history as a series of transformative gifts, bequests, and acquisitions. Beginning with the Works Projects... Learn More

Posed & Composed: Portraits of Women from the Permanent Collection

Posed & Composed: Portraits of Women from the Permanent Collection exhibition considers one of the most enduring subjects in the history of Western art: portraits of women. This exhibition of twelve portraits by eleven American artists covers the period from just before World War I through the early 1980s. The paintings are not arranged chronologically,... Learn More

Honeybadgers by Blair Thurman

Arguably one of the most popular contemporary artists today, Blair Thurman’s work emphasizes his broad range of media with neon being one of his main materials. Thurman was born in New Orleans and currently lives and works in New York.  As an art student in the 1980s, he sought to escape prevailing theoretical concerns, resulting... Learn More

Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

November 7, 2015-February 7, 2016 Celebrate the beauty and vibrancy of American quilts in a special exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Quilts and Color spotlights nearly fifty quilts with bold palettes and inventive designs from the acclaimed Pilgrim/Roy Quilt Collection. Influenced by twentieth century art developments such as abstraction, optical art, and the color... Learn More

Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars: Presented by The Chickasaw Nation

More than 230 rare and storied treasures created by the House of Fabergé will be celebrated in a new exhibition at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Fabergé: Jeweler to the Tsars will be on view from June 20 through September 27, 2015. The exhibition, drawn from the Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine... Learn More

Warhol: The Athletes

Warhol: The Athletes is a series of ten portraits of famous athletes commissioned by Andy Warhol’s friend and collector Richard Weisman. The legendary artist, Andy Warhol, started by creating Polaroid portraits that he shot in his Manhattan studio or in the athletes’ homes. Using his signature screen-printing technique, Warhol printed the photos on canvas and... Learn More

Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World

This groundbreaking exhibition spotlights more than 60 works by some of the world’s most notorious con artists, illuminating their dubious legacies and examining how their talents, charm, and audacity beguiled the art world of the twentieth century through the present day. Several ingenious forgers during this time are profiled in this exhibition representing some of... Learn more

My Generation: Young Chinese Artists

My Generation: Young Chinese Artists is an extended look at the new generation of artists continuing to emerge in mainland China since 2000, the year that China first opened its doors to international artists and that Chinese artists began to command attention in the global arena. All of the artists in this exhibition were born after... Learn More

Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Gods and Heroes is a rich overview of masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, the original school of fine arts in Paris, France, and a repository for work by Europe’s most renowned artists since the seventeenth century. The exhibition includes approximately 140 paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. The focus... Learn More

Allan Houser: On the Roof

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Allan Houser: On the Roof will celebrated the centennial of the noted Oklahoma Apache sculptor Allan Houser (1914-1994). Throughout 2014, Oklahoma museums and cultural institutions have joined with the Oklahoma Museums Association to present “Celebrating Allan Houser: An Oklahoma Perspective.” Allan Houser: On the Roof featured six abstract... Learn More

Ansel Adams: An American Perspective

Organized by the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, Ansel Adams: An American Perspective will feature nearly sixty photographs and include examples of Adams’ work from 1920-1965. Ansel Adams will include notable highlights from the photographer’s career such as Monolith the Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park (1927),Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico  (1941), and Clearing... Learn More

Brett Weston: Land, Sea, and Sky

Recent Gifts from the Christian Keesee Collection Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, this exhibition celebrates a recent gift of 150 photographs by Brett Weston from Christian Keesee. Between 2004 and 2011, Christian Keesee has donated 360 photographs—transforming the Oklahoma City Museum of Art into a major repository of the photographer’s work. This... Learn More

Come on Down by Lisa Hoke

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Come on Down, by New York sculptor Lisa Hoke, will feature a site-specific contemporary mural installation in the Museum’s third floor galleries and be on display December 13, 2013–April 13, 2014. The monumental wall frieze, measuring fifteen feet high and spanning more than 150 feet, incorporates an... Learn More

Chuck Close: Works on Paper

From the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation American artist Chuck Close has been a leading figure in contemporary art since the early 1970s.  Celebrating years of the artist’s printmaking career, Chuck Close: Works on Paper, from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation,  will include etchings, linoleum cuts,... Learn More

Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

With works by some of the greatest names in European art, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums will examine the thematic and stylistic developments in Italian art—from the religious paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to the secular neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century. The remarkable regional... Learn More

HALO AMOK: A Puppet Installation by Wayne White

HALO AMOK an interactive puppet installation by Wayne White, is the sixth installment of the New Frontiers Series for Contemporary Art. Wayne White considers himself an “artistic shape shifter.” He has had a remarkably diverse career working as a cartoonist, illustrator, animator, puppet designer, production designer for film and television, performer, and visual artist. For... Learn More

Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity

Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity will be on view at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art from May 9 through July 28, 2013. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with the support of the Herb Ritts Foundation and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, this exhibition will feature over eighty large-scale black-and-white photographs by... Learn More

Photorealism Revisited

Photorealism Revisited will be exhibited at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art from January 24 through April 21, 2013. The exhibition features approximately sixty works from some of the most well known Photorealist artists. Photorealism—the first modern movement to assert reliance on photography as a crucial part of the artistic process—has been an influential force... Learn More

American Moderns, 1910–1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell

American Moderns, 1910–1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell will present fifty-seven artworks from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum in an exploration of the myriad ways in which American artists engaged with modernity. Ranging widely in subject matter and style, the fifty-three paintings and four sculptures were produced by leading artists of the day, including Georgia... Learn More

The Art of Golf

Organized by the High Museum of Art and the National Galleries of Scotland, The Art of Golf is the first-ever exhibition devoted to the game by a major American art museum. Comprising approximately 90 works from artists as diverse as Rembrandt, Charles Lees, Norman Rockwell, and Andy Warhol, The Art of Golf will examine the... Learn More

FUSION: A New Century of Glass

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, FUSION [A New Century of Glass] will feature 47 works from the twenty-first century that embrace the diversity and depth of the human experience. This profound and thought-provoking exhibition will include examples by 20 contemporary artists working nationally and internationally who have engaged the medium of glass as part... Learn More

Buckminster Fuller: Tetrascroll

Buckminster Fuller: Tetrascroll features works from the Museum’s collection by the artist, who was also considered a utopian philosopher and social theorist, designer and architect, as well as mathematician, teacher, populist, and writer. Ten prints from the artist’s Synergetics Folio as well as his twenty-six-page, forty-three foot long  illustrated book, Tetrascroll are on view. R.... Learn More

Julie Heffernan: Infinite Work in Progress

Julie Heffernan: Infinite Work in Progress, the 5th installment of the NEW FRONTIERS Series for Contemporary Art, presents twenty-one incredibly beautiful and complex paintings by artist Julie Heffernan. Her biography notes that akin to Magical Realism, Heffernan’s lush self-portraiture utilizes a myriad of art historical references to present a sensual interior narrative, a self-allegory whose half-hidden... Learn More

Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces 1600-1800 from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces 1600-1800 from the Victoria and Albert Museum showcased eighty objects from the magnificent collections of European decorative art of the 17th and 18th centuries, from the miniature to the monumental. It encompassed many different materials and techniques, including painting and sculpture, ceramics and glass, metalwork and furniture, textiles and dress, prints and... Learn More

Chihuly: Northwest

Chihuly: Northwest celebrates the Museum’s 10th anniversary in the Donald W. Reynolds Visual Arts Center. Opening New Year’s Eve through April 8, 2012, the exhibition will complement the Museum’s reinstallation of its Dale Chihuly glass collection, Illuminations: Rediscovering the Art of Dale Chihuly. Featuring works never before seen in Oklahoma, Chihuly: Northwest includes examples of three decades of the artist’s work.... Learn More

Faded Elegance: Photographs of Havana by Michael Eastman

Faded Elegance: Photographs of Havana by Michael Eastman consisted of twenty-nine, 6 x 7 1/2 ft. photographs taken by the artist between 1999 and 2010. Over the course of a decade, Eastman captured Havana’s changing cultural landscape in his images of the city’s architecture and lush interiors, ravaged by the effects of time. His large-scale... Learn More

Poodles & Pastries (and Other Important Matters): New Works by Franco Mondini-Ruiz

The fourth installment of the NEW FRONTIERS Series for Contemporary Art, Poodles & Pastries (and Other Important Matters): New Works by Franco Mondini-Ruiz presented a site-specific installation of approximately 1,000 small-scale paintings, most measuring 8 x 10 inches. Poodles, Parisian icons, pastries, cupcakes, chandeliers, couples, and fashionable women appeared on canvases, embodying a visual extravaganza... Learn More

Passages: Experience the Bible Like Never Before

Passages was a 14,000-square-foot interactive, multimedia exhibition for all ages. It featured some of the most exquisite and rare biblical manuscripts, printed Bibles, and historical items in the world. These cultural treasures include a Dead Sea Scroll text, ancient biblical papyri, beautifully illuminated manuscripts, early printed materials, including a portion of the Gutenberg Bible, and... Learn More

Highlights from the Oklahoma Art League

Honoring the Oklahoma Art League’s 100th anniversary, Highlights from the Oklahoma Art League featured a selection of approximately 20 works donated by OAL. Included in the exhibition were paintings by Nellie Shepherd, Oscar Brousse Jacobson, Nan Sheets, and Doel Reed; prints by Jean-François Millet, Francisco de Goya, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Alphonse Legros, Joseph  Pennell, and... Learn More

1934: A New Deal for Artists

Federal officials in the 1930s understood how essential art was to sustaining America’s spirit. During the depths of the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration created the Public Works of Art Project, which lasted only six months from mid-December 1933 to June 1934. The purpose of the program was to alleviate the distress of... Learn More

Amy Blakemore: Photographs 1988-2008

Houston-based artist Amy Blakemore takes photographs in order to explore the ways in which memory both records and transforms visual information. Employing the camera as subjective tool, Blakemore has compared the activity of photography to the process of gathering broken bits and lost objects discovered serendipitously during long walks. “Instead of picking up stuff,” she states,... Learn More

George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher

George Nelson (1908-1986) was one of the most influential figures in American design during the second half of the twentieth century. With an architectural degree from Yale, he was not only active in the fields of architecture and design but also a widely respected writer and publicist, lecturer, curator, and a passionate photographer. George Nelson:... Learn More

Jill Downen: COUNTERPARTS

Jill Downen: COUNTERPARTS, the third installment of the NEW FRONTIERS: Series for Contemporary Art, exhibited approximately ten architectural sculptures combining human anatomy with the constructed environment. Through her work, Downen invites viewers to reevaluate architectural space in relation to their body and encourages them to achieve a greater awareness of self in that space. Over... Learn More

Alfonso Ossorio: Gifts from the Ossorio Foundation

Alfonso Ossorio: Gifts from the Ossorio Foundation displayed eleven works created by the artist between 1949 and 1984. The exhibit included eight ink, wax, and watercolor paintings, a collage, and an etching, as well as the major assemblage piece, INXIT. The works were donated to the Museum by the Ossorio Foundation in 2008 and were... Learn More

La Serenissima: Eighteenth-century Venetian Art from North American Collections

For over a millennium, the Italian coastal state of the Most Serene Republic of Venice, or La Serenissima, flourished as a center for sea trade and the arts. It also became an important destination on the Grand Tour. Venice’s impressive skylines and unique network of canals, palaces, and churches inspired artists, especially during the eighteenth... Learn More

Jonathan Hils: Intersection

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art presented Jonathan Hils: INTERSECTION, September 9, 2010, through January 3, 2011. The second installment of the NEW FRONTIERS: Series for Contemporary Art, INTERSECTION exhibited a selection of large-scale, hand-wrought automobiles by artist Jonathan Hils. These steel and aluminum sculptures expressed the artist’s interest in the American phenomena of oversized vehicles... Learn More

Luis Jiménez: Works on Paper

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Luis Jiménez: Works on Paper presented more than 30 drawings and lithographs created over the course of the artist’s career. The exhibition included examples from the Museum’s permanent collection in addition to loans from the collection of Joe A. Diaz, San Antonio. Known predominantly for his work... Learn More

Sketch to Screen: The Art of Hollywood Costume Design

Organized by the Museum, Sketch to Screen explored the vital artistic contribution of costume design throughout the history of the American motion picture industry. It consisted of more than 85 original garments and accessories worn in films by some of Hollywood’s brightest stars, including Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Audrey Hepburn, Bette Davis, Charlton Heston and... Learn More

The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States

Over the course of more than forty years, New York collectors Dorothy and Herbert Vogel amassed one of the most significant collections of contemporary art in the United States. The couple began collecting after their marriage in 1962. Dorothy’s income as a librarian paid expenses while Herb’s salary as a postal officer was reserved for... Learn More

Jason Peters: Anti.Gravity.Material.Light

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art launched the NEW FRONTIERS: Series for Contemporary Art with works by artist Jason Peters. NEW FRONTIERS was initiated to introduce the Oklahoma City community and region to the work of individual contemporary artists and to current perspectives in the field. NEW FRONTIERS connects the Museum to the international dialogue... Learn More

The Dutch Italianates: 17th-century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

The Dutch Italianates: 17th-century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London featured 39 paintings from the collection of Dulwich Picture Gallery, England’s oldest purpose-built public art gallery. It presented Dutch artists, such as Cornelis van Poelenburch (1594/5-1667), Adam Pynacker (1620/1-1673), Nicolaes Berchem (1620-1683), Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691), and others, who were contemporaries of Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606-1669)... Learn More

Turner to Cézanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales

Turner to Cézanne: Masterpieces from the Davies Collection, National Museum Wales, June 25 – September 20, 2009, presented a selection of 47 paintings and 11 important works on paper. These works revealed the cross-currents between artists and movements that propelled nineteenth-century painting from the romantic naturalism of J.M.W. Turner to the post-impressionism of Paul Cézanne.... Learn More

Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered was the first-ever retrospective of photographs taken in Oklahoma by legendary architectural photographer Julius Shulman. The exhibit featured over 65 images – many unseen by the public for decades – of buildings designed by such world-renowned architects as Bruce Goff, Herb Greene,... Learn More

Passport to Paris: Nineteenth-Century French Prints from the Georgia Museum of Art

Passport to Paris: Nineteenth-Century French Prints from the Georgia Museum of Art featured 46 works from the Georgia Museum of Art’s collection, highlighting a variety of printmaking techniques used by well-known artists of the nineteenth century. Particularly in France, these artists experimented with etching, lithography, and woodcut and adopted a range of themes and styles... Learn More

Harlem Renaissance

Organized by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Harlem Renaissanceincluded more than 100 paintings, sculptures, and photographs by artists such as Richmond Barthé, Aaron Douglas, Palmer Hayden, William H. Johnson, Malvin Gray Johnson, Jacob Lawrence, Archibald J. Motley Jr., James VanDerZee, and others. From the “vogue” of Harlem in the twenties to the Great Depression... Learn More

American Impressionism: Paintings from the Phillips Collection

Organized by The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., American Impressionism: Paintings from The Phillips Collection showcased 54 works from the golden age of American impressionism. Included were many of the key artists of the American impressionist movement, such as Childe Hassam, Theodore Robinson, John Henry Twatchman, J. Alden Weir, and William Lathrop. Focused largely on landscape... Learn More

Roman Art from the Louvre

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art was the final North American venue for Roman Art from the Louvre. The sixteen-week exhibition, so large it occupied the Museum’s ground floor special exhibition gallery and the eight second floor galleries of the Museum, featured 184 works, some weighing more than 6,000 pounds. An unprecedented exhibition of ancient... Learn More

Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow

Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow was the first major retrospective of Brett Weston’s work in over 30 years. Although Brett Weston was a key player in the photography world during his lifetime, he was often overshadowed by his father, Edward. Brett Weston: Out of the Shadow brought to light the younger Weston’s unique creative... Learn More

The Tilghman Print Collection

The Tilghman Print Collection presented a selection of 22 prints donated by Charles C. Tilghman in 1982. These prints were taken from the work of the seventeenth-century French artist Claude Lorrain. Claude was one of the foremost practitioners of classical Italian landscape painting. He created hundreds of paintings of the picturesque scenery found in the... Learn More

Paris 1900

Paris 1900 presented more than 100 paintings, prints, posters, ceramics, decorative objects, and sculptures, revealing the height of the Paris art scene at the turn of the twentieth century. While exploring important aspects of the art nouveau movement, the exhibition delved into other artistic and technological innovations that caused Paris to emerge as the center... Learn More

Mark Klett: Oklahoma City Panorama

Mark Klett: Oklahoma City Panorama included twelve black and white photographs depicting a 360 degree panoramic view of downtown Oklahoma City, taken from the 30th floor of the Kerr-McGee building on July 19, 1991. Klett altered the placement of his camera approximately every forty-five minutes to capture the panoramic view of the city from a... Learn More

Shining Spirit: Westheimer Family Collection

Shining Spirit: Westheimer Family Collection was an exhibition of works given over four decades by the Westheimer Family. The exhibition showcaseed more than ninety works from this remarkable collection. With styles ranging from traditional to abstract, the exhibition spanned late nineteenth-century and twentieth-century American art as well as examples from both Europe and Latin America.... Learn More

The Baroque World of Fernando Botero

This retrospective exhibition included nearly 100 paintings, drawings, and sculptures drawn from Fernando Botero’s personal collection. Selected by Dr. John Sillevis, curator of the Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, and presented in eight sections, these works revealed the influence of Botero’s Colombian background on his work. Themes of religion and violence, mysterious still lifes, larger-than-life sculptures, and... Learn More

Oklahoma Artists: The Series, Eugene A. Bavinger

Oklahoma Artists: The Series, Eugene A. Bavinger presented the Museum’s collection of seven paintings by Sapulpa native Eugene A. Bavinger. A respected artist and teacher, he served the University of Oklahoma in many different roles for over twenty years. These works reveal Bavinger’s own unique style and painting method. He painted with acrylic gels on... Learn More

Leaving a Mark: The Winston and Ada Eason Collection of “Monuments of American Graphic Arts”

Leaving a Mark: The Winston and Ada Eason Collection of “Monuments of American Graphic Arts” exhibited twenty-eight nineteenth and twentieth-century prints from the Winston and Ada Eason Collection of “Monuments of American Graphic Arts.” Instrumental in founding the Museum, the Easons began collecting various types of artworks in the late-1940s and gifted this print collection... Learn More

Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1961-1968

Breaking the Mold: Selections from the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, 1961-1968 displayed the Washington Gallery of Modern Art collection, which was purchased by the Museum in 1968. This historically important collection from the former Washington gallery played an important role in the collection and cultivation of contemporary American art movements from the 1950s and... Learn More

NAPOLÉON: An Intimate Portrait

NAPOLÉON An Intimate Portrait, a traveling exhibition from the Russell Etling Company, offered visitors an opportunity to see beyond the “legend” of Napoléon Bonaparte to gain an understanding of this complex figure as a man. Created from the collection of 1st Empire authority and author, Pierre-Jean Chalençon, the exhibit showcased rare, personal belongings of Napoléon... Learn More

Contemporary American Prints

Contemporary American Prints exhibited thirty exceptional works dating from the 1960s to the present. The exhibition included works by Pop artists, such as Larry Rivers, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist, as well as more recent works by Terry Winters, Suzanne McClelland, and Elizabeth Murray. It also displayed a variety of techniques, including intaglio, lithograph, and... Learn More

Monet to de Kooning: Selections from the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College

Monet to de Kooning: Selections from the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College showcased 32 key works from the Davis Museum during renovations and upgrades to its exhibition areas. The exhibition included paintings by Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, Willem de Kooning, and Lee Krasner as well as sculptures by Auguste Rodin, Andy Warhol,... Learn More

Holiday Print Show

In December 2006, the Museum celebrated the holiday season with a unique selection of works from its extensive print collection. Holiday Print Show exhibited more than 100 prints, many unseen for decades. Organized by the Museum and co-curated by Chief Curator Hardy George, Ph.D., and Associate Curator Alison Amick, the exhibition featured works by seven... Learn More

Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British Museum

Organized by the American Federation of Arts and The British Museum, Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from The British Museum featured approximately 85 objects spanning the full range of pharaonic history — from shortly before the Third Dynasty, about 2686 B.C., to the Roman occupation of the fourth century A.D. The exhibit provided... Learn More

Crosswalks: Contemporary Street Photography

Crosswalks presented 47 works by 14 photographers from the United States, Great Britain, and Australia. Curated by New York City photographer Mason Resnick, in collaboration with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the exhibition portrayed the unique, split-second revelations found through the art of street photography. Captured on the streets of New York, London, Amsterdam,... Learn More

Tempests and Romantic Visionaries: Images of Storms in European and American Art

Organized by the Museum and curated by Hardy George, Ph.D., this unique exhibition illustrated the sublime and sometimes destructive power of nature. With over 70 paintings, drawings, and prints from the seventeenth through the twentieth century, Tempests and Romantic Visionaries emphasized the artists’ dramatic portrayals of storms and their allegorical meanings. The exhibtion was presented... Learn More