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Check back to this page throughout the semster to find out more about our upcoming events.

February 5

Tuesday Noon Concert

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Thong, illustrations by Grace Lin

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Opera preview presented by the School of Music

February 7

Big-Outfit Cowboys in the 21st Century
7 p.m. in the Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium
Free and open to the public

John Langmore, a photographer and film director/writer from Austin, Texas, will deliver a public lecture titled Big-Outfit Cowboys in the 21st Century at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium. The illustrated lecture is open to the public with no admission charge and is presented by the OU School of Visual Arts’ Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of Art of the American West as part of the Merkel Family Foundation Distinguished Lecture Series.

February 12

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

My Heart is Like a Zoo by Michael Hall
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Computer Music Studio featuring Kostas Karathanasis

February 19

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Viola studio featuring Mark Neumann

February 26

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Riley and Rose in the Picture by Susanna Gretz
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Violin Studio featuring Min Koh

March 5

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock, illustrations by Mary GrandPre
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Clarinet Studio featuring Suzanne Tirk

March 9

Community Day March 9 at the museum

We Are Here  Community Day
2-4 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

What does community mean to you? Join us for a celebration of the DVA: Mildred Howard exhibition as we build community through the arts. Enjoy collaborative art, poetry, and weaving projects. Refreshments inspired by the show will be provided. 

March 12

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Circle by Mac Barnett, illustrations by Jon Klassen
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Flute Studio featuring Valerie Watts

March 19

Art Adventures every tuesday

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle, illustrations by Jill McElmurry

March 26

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Vocal Coaching Studio featuring Liz Avery

April 2

tuesday noon concert

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

I’m the Best Artist in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry


Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Piano Studio featuring Jeongwon Ham

April 9

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Louise Loves Art by Kelly Light
 

Tuesday Concert Series
12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Chamber Music

April 13

Military Family's Day at the museum

Military Family Day
2-4 p.m. 
Free and open to all active or inactive military and their families

Join us for an afternoon celebrating and supporting military families.  Together we will explore works of art created in the spirit of collaboration through a guided tour and art activity for the whole family. Free and open to all active duty and retired military families.

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
- Helen Keller 

April 16

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

White Rabbit’s Color Book by Alan Baker

April 23

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Windblown by Édouard Manceau

April 25

105 student show

105th Annual OU School of Visual Arts Student Exhibition
Public Opening Reception
7-9 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Free and open to the public

Join us for an opening reception to enjoy hors d'oeuvres and live music, as well as this year's student awards ceremony.

April 30

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Purple, Green and Yellow by Robert Munsch, illustrations by Hélène Desputeaux

May 7

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Little Alphaprints: ABC by Roger Priddy

May 14

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Katie Meets the Impressionists by James Mayhew

May 21

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Perfect Square by Michael Hall

May 28

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Elmer by David McKee

June 4

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Andrew Drew and Drew by Barney Saltzberg

June 7

Mildred Howard Exhibition Opening

Between the Isms: The Oklahoma Society of Impressionists and Selected Oklahoma Expressionists
Exhibition Opening Reception

Members Exhibition Preview
6 p.m. in the Nancy Johnston Records Gallery
Museum Association members are invited to preview the Between the Isms exhibition before it officially opens to the public. Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres, as well as complimentary valet parking.

Public Opening Lecture
7 p.m. in the Mary Eddy and Fred Jones Auditorium
Join us for a lecture to celebrate the opening of Between the Isms. Museum Association members at the Supporter level and higher may reserve priority seating for the lecture. Seating in the auditorium and overflow is expected to fill up quickly, so please call (405) 325-5990 to reserve your spot today!

Public Opening Reception
8 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery
Following the lecture, please join us for a public reception with light refreshments, a cash bar, and live music while looking through the exhibition.

June 11

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

The Museum by Susan Verde, illustrations by Peter H. Reynolds

June 18

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

The Incredible Peepers of Penelope Budd by Marie Karns, illustrations by Amy Wummer

June 25

Art Adventures
10:30 a.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom
Free and open to kids of all ages

Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh