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Kids Dig Books - Summertime! »

August 08 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Join us as we listen to stories about summertime fun. Learn about different people who enjoy their summers in different places, in different time periods and in different ways. Afterwards, participants will create works of art based on the stories they have just heard about summertime fun. Free with museum admission.

Sunday Matinee Films - "Life on the Land Series: Dinosaur Wars" »

August 10 at 01:30 pm to 02:30 pm

In the late 19th century, two rival paleontologists, Othniel Charles Marsh (1840-1897) and Edward Drinker Cope (1831-1899), wrestled over professional stature and public recognition for their discovery of 130 species of dinosaur that put American science on the world stage. Free with museum admission. Two showings: 1:30 & 2:40 p.m.

Sunday Matinee Films - "Life on the Land Series: Dinosaur Wars" »

August 10 at 02:40 pm to 03:40 pm

In the late 19th century, two rival paleontologists, Othniel Charles Marsh (1840-1897) and Edward Drinker Cope (1831-1899), wrestled over professional stature and public recognition for their discovery of 130 species of dinosaur that put American science on the world stage. Free with museum admission. Two showings: 1:30 & 2:40 p.m.

Art Explorations »

August 12 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's disease and their care partners are invited for a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a related hands-on art activity.

Noon Brown Bag Lunch Lecture @ Zarrow: The Great War in Artistic Expression »

August 15 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm

Join Marc Carlson from the Special Collections, McFarlin Library at the University of Tulsa, to explore the effects World War I had on art history and how traditional ideas of Western Art were forever altered.

Funday Sunday »

August 17 at 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm

It's an afternoon of museum fun for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy different art making stations in the museum, each offering different materials and themes as well as teaching artists to help guide and inspire. An art hunt is available to explore in the galleries, with a prize at the end. Families will also enjoy our interactive spaces, the Kids Site and the Kravis Discovery Center, as well as the different galleries and gardens, and special featured activities. For families with children ages 3 - 15. Free!

Open Studio for Adult Artists @ Zarrow »

September 02 at 04:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Local artists are invited to attend an open session facilitated by our consulting artist Louise Higgs.

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.

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.

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.