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Ken Kewley collages, drawings and paintings »

September 04 to September 25 - 08:00 am

A forward-thinking private university, The University of Tulsa provides academically vigorous programs in the colleges of arts and sciences, business, law, and engineering and natural sciences.

Ken Kewley: Collages, Drawings and Paintings »

September 04 to September 25 - 08:00 am

A forward-thinking private university, The University of Tulsa provides academically vigorous programs in the colleges of arts and sciences, business, law, and engineering and natural sciences.

First Friday Art Crawl on Brady »

September 05 at 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Enjoy the Brady Arts District, and visit new exciting exhibitions each month.

Helmerich Center Opening Weekend - Saturday Events »

September 06 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

A forward-thinking private university, The University of Tulsa provides academically vigorous programs in the colleges of arts and sciences, business, law, and engineering and natural sciences.

Summer Art Camp Exhibition »

September 06 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration The Summer Art Camp Exhibition showcases a sampling of works that campers from the museum's art camps (held at the museum and the Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education) created. Ages range from 5 to 12. Campers used a variety of media to create their works of art: drawing, painting, printmaking, clay, glass, found objects and more.

Free Art Expression »

September 06 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration Visitors of all ages may drop-in and explore their own creativity by making art from a variety of materials. Supplies will be set up for sculpture, painting, drawing, collage and textile explorations for self-directed art making. Visitors can work at their own speed creating works of art to take home.

Maya Ruins Dig Site »

September 06 at 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration Kids can experience the mystique of the Mayan culture. Learn the process of archaeology and how to use special tools to search for evidence of the ancient Maya. "Unearth" artifacts by digging in the ruins of a pyramid. Discover the meaning of the Mayan language by matching hieroglyphics on the Glyphs Wall. See Maya artifacts from the Gilcrease collection, enjoy interactive computer games and have fun at the coloring station and artifacts cart.

Drums, Music and Dancers »

September 06 at 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration Kricket Rhoads (Kiowa), Kevin Connywerdy (Kiowa/Comanche), and John Hamilton (Kiowa) will offer a Native American program of music, fancy and shawl dances, and cultural interpretation.

Illustrating Indian Lives: Stereotypes and Differences in the Drawings of W. M. Cary »

September 06 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration John Coward, associate professor of communication at TU will discuss the ways that Native Americans were portrayed in William de la Montagne Cary’s illustrations and how those depictions influenced popular perceptions.

Maps and Compasses »

September 06 at 11:00 am to 04:00 pm

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration Join Scout Master Ron Hart and a select group of scouts from Boy Scout Troop I - First Presbyterian Church, as they lead visitors in age-appropriate map and compass skills and games. They will offer an indoor orientation about maps and compasses, two outdoor activities, plus some "extra credit" activities for children who want to learn more. 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Hourly.