Travel to Italy with new Virtual Classes from OKCMOA: New programming celebrates upcoming landmark exhibition “The Painters of Pompeii”

OKLAHOMA CITY – Beginning in January 2021, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art will offer opportunities to experience Italy from the comfort of home in a series of new virtual classes. These expert-led conversations will explore topics ranging from southern Italian food and wine to daily life in Pompeii to ancient Roman deities and mythology. Armchair… Learn More

“Beaux Arts at 75” Opens Nov. 7: 75th anniversary of the Beaux Arts Ball and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrated in new exhibition

Opening Nov. 7 at OKCMOA, “Beaux Arts at 75” celebrates the interconnected history of the Museum’s Beaux Arts collection and the Beaux Arts Ball, an annual fundraiser organized by the Beaux Arts Society. In honor of the 75th anniversary of both OKCMOA and the Beaux Arts Ball, the Museum will present its entire Beaux Arts collection… Learn More

“The Painters of Pompeii” Travels from Italy to OKC Summer 2021: Exhibition includes over 80 masterpieces from the National Archaeological Museum, Naples

The National Archaeological Museum, Naples is traveling a number of collection highlights to North America for the first time in its landmark new exhibition, “The Painters of Pompeii: Roman Frescoes from the National Archaeological Museum, Naples.” Opening June 26, 2021 and running through Sept. 26, 2021, this historic presentation of the art of painting in… Learn More

New Photography Acquisitions Featured in OKCMOA’s Exhibition “Shared Lives, Distant Places”: Original exhibition opens Friday, continues 75th anniversary year celebrations

Opening Oct. 17 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, “Shared Lives, Distant Places: Recent Acquisitions in Photography” highlights the work of six contemporary photographers who use their art to humanize global issues.   From war zones to protests to refugee camps to the New York City subway, the nearly 100 works in this exhibition… Learn More

OKCMOA Announces Exhibitions for 75th Anniversary Year: Almost 300 artworks gifted to the Museum including monumental Fletcher Benton sculpture

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) celebrates its 75th anniversary year with an exciting slate of exhibitions including “Shared Lives, Distant Places: Recent Acquisitions in Photography,” “Beaux Arts at 75” and “Moving Vision: Op and Kinetic Art from the Sixties and Seventies.” In honor of the Museum’s 75th anniversary this May, the Museum has… Learn More

Remembering James C. Meade

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art mourns the loss of James C. Meade, a Lifetime Museum Trustee, Past Board Chair, and one of the outstanding art collectors of our community. The generosity of Mr. Meade and his wife, Virginia W. Meade, has been pivotal to building the Museum’s permanent collection, with their many gifts and establishment… Learn More

Visiting FAQ’s for POP Power from Warhol to Koons

OKCMOA wants you to enjoy your visit. To ensure you make the most of your POP Power from Warhol to Koons experience, please read our FAQs before planning your trip! Accessibility Do you have large print labels? Yes, large print labels can be dowloaded here. Additional information can be found on our accessibility page. Ticketing… Learn More

Official Statement From OKCMOA

We, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, grieve the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and so many more who have died or lost their loved ones to unchecked police violence. Widespread protests, including those close to the Museum, once again have brought into focus long histories of systemic racism, violence, and silencing that… Learn More

OKCMOA Board Names Michael J. Anderson, Ph.D., President & CEO

Following a national search led by board chair-elect Meg Salyer, Dr. Michael Anderson has been named President & CEO at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Anderson, previously director of curatorial affairs, has been interim president & CEO of OKCMOA since July 2019. “I would like to thank Michael, the OKCMOA leadership team and the… Learn More