Organized by OKCMOA in partnership with the Kiarostami Foundation, Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame is a multimedia, retrospective survey of artworks by acclaimed Iranian filmmaker, photographer, and visual artist, Abbas Kiarostami.
Screening in conjunction with OKCMOA's multimedia exhibition Kiarostami: Beyond the Frame (October 15-April 9), this retrospective film series highlights the poetic beauty, resonant humanism and formal experimentation of Iranian artist Abbas Kiarostami's work in cinema. | This series is presented in memory of Jeanne Hoffman Smith and in partnership with Janus Films.
A new, historic exhibition of French art will open on August 20, 2022 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. The period from 1850 to 1950 was one of immense change in France. Arranged chronologically, the works in this exhibition explore these radical changes in French art over a span of only 100 years.
Redesigned in collaboration with Chihuly Studio, Chihuly Then and Now: The Collection at Twenty incorporates a unique design featuring five decades of glass and works on paper, and tells a comprehensive story of Chihuly’s groundbreaking career. The exhibition allows visitors to explore works never before seen in OKC, along with OKCMOA visitor favorites including Neodymium Reeds, Ikebana Boat, and a redesigned Oklahoma Persian Ceiling.
In the spring of 2019, we reopened our second-floor galleries with an exciting new presentation of our permanent collection. Headlining this reinstallation is the Museum’s latest acquisition, Kehinde Wiley’s monumental new portrait Jacob de Graeff (2018) from the artist’s Kehinde Wiley: Saint Louis exhibition. Wiley’s extraordinary painting anchors a new portrait gallery that also features works by Anthony van Dyck, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and George Bellows.