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Programs for OU Students

Throughout each semester, University of Oklahoma students are offered multiple programs designed to enhance the exhibitions and collections on display at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Programs such as Art “à la Carte” and Art After Hours, plus films and lectures are always available for students. For a complete list of programs available, please visit the museum’s calendar.

College Night

College Nights


Tuesdays from 7 to 9 pm; Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom

Come explore the museum’s permanent collection and temporary exhibitions after hours with hands-on art activities, gallery tours, and live music. This program is free and open to all college students.


Feb 4 – 100th Annual School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition


Apr 8 – Sandy Bell Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art

Student Opening Parties


Each semester, OU students are invited to the museum for a sneak peek of a special exhibition. Students can expect to enjoy food, live performances, a photobooth and DJ music. The event is free and exclusively for OU students. Sponsored in part by OU Housing & Food Services. The next Student Opening Party will be Thursday, March 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Public Programs:


Art After Noon 


Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Dee Dee and Jon R. Stuart Classroom

Get acquainted with works from the museum’s permanent collection in these 30-minute discussions. Susan Baley, Director of Education, will present these informal talks. Light refreshments will be served. Click here for a current schedule of topics.



Art "à la Carte"


Second Friday of each month from 6-9 p.m.

Each month, the FJJMA teams up with the Norman Arts Council’s 2nd Friday Circuit of Art, a citywide arts event connecting the Downtown Arts District, the OU Arts District and other local galleries and organizations. Additional information is avail­able online at

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art participates each month, providing live music, food and cash bar from local restaurants and independent films by deadCENTER Film Festival. Films should be considered for mature audiences only.

Metro Arts Circle (MAC) members and their guests also are invited to private events during each month’s Art “à la Carte.”  Click here for more information.


OU students

Lectures, Gallery Talks, and Other Programs


Throughout the year, the museum hosts lectures, gallery talks, films and other events which relate to the collection and the exhibition schedule. Click here for the current list of programs.


Tuesday Noon Concerts


Tuesdays at 12 p.m. in the Sandy Bell Gallery

Set aside part of your lunch hour for these 30-minute concerts performed by students and faculty from the OU School of Music. Click here for the current concert schedule.