Current and Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Paula Willis Jones
Special Exhibition: MGMoA Gallery at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital
October - November 2016
This exhibit is at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital in the West Tower Foyer

Saints & Sinners: Holiday Exhibition
Special Exhibition
December 17, 2016

The Art of John Hernandez
Special Exhibition
February 11-March 26, 2017

The Art of Jaime Arrendondo
Special Exhibition
May 13 - July 1, 2017

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Current & Upcoming Events

Visionaries Meeting
2nd Thursday Monthly, August-November, January-May 7pm

Friends of the MGMoA
Social Luncheon
Third Monday Monthly, August-November, January-May
11:30  Luncheon, 12:00 Program
11:00 Business Meeting (all Friends invited)
Luncheon is open to all interested.

Second Monday of the month at noon (except June and July).  
All welcome. Bring a snack/lunch.

primary ARTners: Sculpey Clay Ornaments
with artist Tim Sullivan
Thursday 10:30-11:30 am, December 15, 2016.
For ages 3-6 and their adult companion.
Registration is required. 

*NEW* Theater Class: Acting for Teens
with actor Peta McKenna
November 3 - December 15, Thursdays
For ages 13-18. Registration Required. 
No prerequisite classes or skills required.

After-School Art Class: Acrylic Painting
with artist William Malouf
November 15 - December 20, Tuesdays.
No Classes November 29 due to an event at the Museum.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.

After-School Art Class: Sculpting 
with artist Ruth Lampi
January 10 - February 7, Tuesdays.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.

Leather Mask Making Workshop
with actor Patrick Riley
Saturday 10 am- 4 pm, January 21, 2017 
For adults and students ages 16+.
Registration Required. 

After-School Art Class: Altered Books 
with artist Corey Lumry
February 14 - March 21, Tuesdays.
No Classes March 14 due to Springbreak.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.


Arts Trek
A family-friendly arts adventure!
April 8, 2017 10am-4pm

After-School Art Class: Printmaking 
with artist Ruth Lampi
April 11 - May 9, Tuesdays.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.

  

Past Events

Artists 4 Learning: 2016 MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit
Special Exhibition to Benefit Shawnee-Area Students & Schools
Exhibit: November 5-20, 2016
Opening Reception: 7pm, November 4


Community Art Day: Water-Color resist
with Donna Merkt, Curator of Education
Free!  All ages welcome. No registration necessary.
November 12, 2016, 1-3 pm.

 

After-School Art Class: Color Pencils 
with artist Jude Delaney 
October 11 - November 8, Tuesdays.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.

Going Beyond the Snapshot: Photography
Workshop with Theresa Bragg
Workshop for Adults and Teens/Tweens
Adults and kids ages 11+.  Registration Required.
November 5, 2016, 1-4 pm.

Opening Reception: 7pm, November 4
Artists 4 Learning: 2016 MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit
Special Exhibition to Benefit Shawnee-Area Students & Schools
Exhibit: November 5-20, 2016

Dia de Los Muertos
presented by the MGMoA Visionaires
7-11pm, Friday, October 28
Tickets available in advance or at the door.

Fr. Gerrer's Secret Vault: Hidden Gems Revealed
A special mini exhibit of rarely-seen treasures.
September 17-October 23, 2016

Create Art to Participate in the Regional Exhibition!
Artists 4 Learning: 2016 Regional Art Exhibit
Open Exhibit. Open to Artists of All Ages.
Deadline to Enter: October 21
Entry Information

After-School Art Class:  Figure Drawing 
with artist Amy Scott
September 6 - October 4, Tuesdays.
For ages 7-18. Registration Required.

Mixed Media Plaster Painting with Jessica Pullings
Fine Art Workshop
Ages 16+.  Registration Required.
October 15, 2016 10 am - 4 pm

Because you float our boat!
Membership Appreciation Even
4-6 pm, Thursday, October 6
Free for Members: Join Now!
Check out the new mini-exhibit, play the new MasterPieces gallery game, and enjoy a root beer float!

Join us for 2 Fun Days in the Galleries
September 23 & 24 
Free admission each day; free public tours and refreshments at 2pm.  
Fr. Gerrer's Secret Vault: Hidden Gems Revealed
A special mini exhibit of rarely-seen treasures.

Visual Thinking Strategies Workshop
Training for Educators
September 16, 10am-4pm
Registration required.

Docent Training
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
September 8, 12pm-4pm

Docent Training
Medieval
September 1, 12pm-4pm

Docent Training
Classical
August 18, 12pm-4pm

Docent Training
Egypt
August 12, 12pm-4pm

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
August 9, 2016

Docent Training
Working with Children with Dr. Paulette Belshe
August 8, 12pm-4pm

Book Signing
Bob Ford, Author
Black Cat 2-1
Thursday, August 4, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Free and open to the public.
Meet the author and enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the MGMoA.  Thanks to the generosity of Bob Ford, all proceeds from book sales at this event benefit the Museum.

Lana Lopez: Artist Talk
Special Exhibition: MGMoA Gallery at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital
Wednesday, August 3, 3:00-4:00pm
This event is at St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital in the West Tower Foyer

Star Spangled Art
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 25-29, 2016

Theater Clinic
Art Clinic for Teens & Tweens
Ages 11-18.  Registration Required.
July 18-22, 2016

Play Friday at 4pm. Reception follows.

Creative Color
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 18-22, 2016

Reception Friday at 11:30 (session 1) and 3:30 (session 2).

Aztec and Mayan Art Adventure
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 11-15, 2016

Reception Friday at 11:30 (session 1) and 3:30 (session 2).

Ceramic Studio for the beginner to the advanced with Tim sullivan
Fine Art Workshops
Ages 16+.  Registration Required (very limited seating available).
July 9, 2016 10 am - 5 pm

Fine Art Clinic
Art Clinic for Teens & Tweens
Ages 11-18.  Registration Required.
July 6-8, 2016

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
July 5, 2016

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
July 1, 2016

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
June 27, 2016

The Book (Re-Invented): The Altered Book with Milissa Burkart
Fine Art Workshop
Ages 16+.  Registration Required.
June 25, 2016 10 am - 4:30 pm

In the Spotlight 
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
June 20-24, 2016

Worlds of Whimsy
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
June 13-17, 2016

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
June 9, 2016

primary pARTners
primary pARTners
Ages 3-6.  Registration Required.
June 6, 2016

Opening Reception
A Tribute to America’s Combat Artists and Fighting Forces: Art from the U.S. Navy, Marines and Coast Guard  
May 20, 2016, 7pm
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA
Free and Open to All!

 

Off the Wall
A fast-paced fundraiser benefiting Museum exhibitions.
6:30pm, Friday, April 29, 2016
Tickets available now.

After-School Art Student Exhibition & Reception
Free and Open to All!
5:30pm, April 28

After-School Art Classes: Mixed Media
with artist Mary Jo Gigax
March 22 - April 26
Tuesday Afternoons & Evenings
For ages 7-18
Registration Required

 

Arts Trek
A family-friendly arts adventure!
April 9, 10am-4pm



Wounaan Baskets from the Rainforest of Panama
Special Exhibition
January 23 - March 27

After-School Art Classes: Drawing
with artist Yoko Loftis
February 9 - March 8
Tuesday Afternoons & Evenings
For ages 7-18
Registration Required

Basket Weaving with Pauline Asbury
Fine Art Workshop
March 5, 2016

10am-4pm
Registration Required.

After-School Art Classes: Painting
with artist Jude Delaney
January 5 - February 2
Tuesday Afternoons & Evenings
For ages 7-18
Registration Required

Wounaan Baskets from the Rainforest of Panama
Exhibition Opening
7pm, January 22

Wine and Palette with Greta Madson
January 21, 2016
6:30-8:30pm
Benefits the MGMoA Education Programs
Registration Required

Visionaries New Year's Eve Party
Under the Sea
All Invited! Registration Required!
Must be 21 or Older to Attend.
December 31, 2015, 9:30pm




Bringing the World to Oklahoma: Atlantis

Annual Gala
December 4, 2015

Pick-Up Artwork from Regional Exhibit!
November 23-25
(Museum will be open for art drop-off Monday Nov. 23)
2015 Regional Art Exhibit:
Doing What We Can to Help

2015 MGMoA Regional Exhibit:
Doing What We Can to Help
Benefiting the Salvation Army
Free Admission with the donation of a non-perishable food item.
November 7 -22

Cultural Connections Performance
Arabesque, featuring Steve Vanlandingham and Miranda Arana
November 12 and 13 at select local schools.

Opening Reception for Exhibition and Food Drive
2015 MGMoA Regional Exhibit: Doing What We Can to Help
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA
7pm, Friday, November 6th

Deliver Artwork for Regional Exhibit!
October 31-November 3
(Museum will be open for art drop-off Monday Nov. 2)
2015 Regional Art Exhibit:
Doing What We Can to Help

Registration Deadline!
October 30, 2015
2015 Regional Art Exhibit:
Doing What We Can to Help

St. John's Bible Heritage Edition
Volume 6: The Gospels and Acts on display until October 14, 2015.

Community Art Day
Painting with Steve Hicks
Saturday, October 10, 1-3pm
Free and Open to All Ages!
Activity provided on first-come, first-served basis.

Second Annual St. Francis of Assisi Symposium
Prescribing Nature: Cultivating Resilience through Art, Animals and Attention
Saturday October 3, 2015, 9 – 5 p.m.

Early Bird Registration Due!
September 21, 2015
2015 Regional Art Exhibit:
Doing What We Can to Help

Reception and Artist Talk   
September 11, 7pm
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Steve Hicks

Reception and Gallery Talk
Oklahoma Modern: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection
7:00pm, Friday, August 7
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA.  Free & Open to All.

In the Spotlight 
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 27-31

Theater Clinic
Teen/Tween Clinic
July 20-24, 2015
Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Fantastic Fibers 
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 20-24

Exploring Egypt
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
July 13-17

Fine Art Clinic
Teen/Tween Clinic
July 8-10, 2015
Ages 11-18. Registration required.

Arts on the Prairie: A History of Oklahoma Art
Fine Art Exhibiton: May 16 – June 28, 2015

Painting to Music
Primary pARTners
July 1, 2015
Ages 3-6 with adult partner. Registration required.

Inventive Instruments
Primary pARTners
June 30, 2015
Ages 3-6 with adult partner. Registration required.

Make Art. Save Elephants.
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
June 22-26

Amazing Asia 
Creative Arts Camp
Ages 5-13.  Registration Required.
June 15-19

Crafty Cats
Primary pARTners
June 11, 2015
Ages 3-6 with adult partner. Registration required.

Creative Camels
Primary pARTners
June 9, 2015
Ages 3-6 with adult partner. Registration required.

Exhibition Reception
Arts on the Prairie: A History of Oklahoma Art
Featuring Doug Watson performing as "Will Rogers"
7pm, May 29
Free & Open to the Public.
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA

Off the Wall
A fun, fast-paced fundraiser benefiting Museum Special Exhibitions.
6:30pm, Friday, April 24, 2015
Tickets required.

After-School Art Classes 
Spring Student Exhibition, 5pm, April 23

Arts Trek
An arts adventure for all!
April 11
10am-12pm Performance Walk
10am-4pm Arts Festival
Free & Open to All!

Community Art Day
Mixed Media Art with Linda Dixon
inspired by the art of Michi Susan
Saturday, March 7, 1-3pm
Free and Open to All Ages!

Michi Susan: An Oklahoma Treasure
Fine Art Exhibiton: February 7 – March 22, 2015

Fine Art Workshops
Encaustic Painting with Deanna Wood
Feb. 20, 10am-5pm:  Beginning Encaustic
Feb. 21, 10am-5pm:  Intermediate Encaustic
Participants can enroll in one or both classes.  Registration required. Open to ages 16+

Reception: Friday, February 13, 7pm
Michi Susan: An Oklahoma Treasure

Meet the Artist!  Gallery talk by co-curator Ben Pickard.

The Illuminated Word: St. John's Bible Heritage Edition
The Gospels and Acts on display until October 14, 2015.
See the complete work December 14 - January 25, 2014.

Authors to Artists:  2014 MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit
Fine Art Exhibiton: November 9 – 23, 2014
Reception November 7, 7:00pm

New Year's Eve Masquerade Party
12.31.14, 9:30 pm
Hosted by MGMoA Visionaries

Gallery Talks on Illuminations of the St. John’s Bible
December 14, 2014, 1-5pm
Festival of Lessons & Carols
by St. Gregory’s University’s Schola Cantorum
December 14, 2014, 5pm

Bringing the World to Oklahoma: Asia
Annual Gala
December 5, 2014

Swarovski Holiday Earrings Workshop with Patti Eayre
Fine Art Workshop
10am-12pm
Saturday, December 13
Registration requried.
Ages 11+

Participate in the Regional Art Exhibit
Early bird registration: September 19
Registration deadline: October 24
Artwork delivered: November 1-4
Artwork retrived: November 24-26

Beginning Jewelry I with Patti Eayre
Fine Art Clinic
1:45-4:45pm
Saturday, November 22
Registration requried.
Ages 16+

Touch Painting with Madeline Rugh
Community Art Day
1-3pm, Saturday, November 15
Free and open to all!

Reception November 7, 7:00pm
Authors to Artists:  2014 MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit

Fine Art Exhibition: November 9 – 23, 2014

Motoko, Japanese Storyteller
Cultural Connections Performance
1pm, Saturday, October 25, 2014
Free & Open to All!
Family Friendly & Appropriate for All Ages


Georgia O'Keeffe: A Dramatic Portrait
October 30, 2014; 6:00pm. Reservations required.
Exclusive Event for Members & Donors
Not a member? Become one now!

From Tusks to Treasure: Ivory from the Milligan-Kirkpatrick Collection
Fine Art Exhibiton: September 13 – October 25, 2014

Exhibition Reception
Tusks to Treasures: Ivory from the Milligan-Kirkpatrick Collection
Lecture featuring Laura Bottaro, Animal Curator, OKC Zoo
Thursday, October 16, 7:00pm
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA
Free and open to all

Organic: Exploring Nature Through Art
Fine Art Exhibition: July 12-August 24, 2014

St. Francis of Assisi Symposium
Exploring Animal Roles as Healers and Helpers
October 4, 8am-5pm
Registration Required

Introduction to Encaustic with Deanna Wood
Fine Art Workshop
For Ages 16+, Registration Required
August 16, 10:00am-4:00pm

In the Spotlight!
Creative Art Camp

For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
July 28 - August 1, 2014 

Landscape Drawing with Katherine Liontas-Warren
Fine Art Workshop
For Ages 16+, Registration Required
July 26, 10:00am-4:00pm

Monsters and Mythological Creatures II
Creative Art Camp
 with Linda Dixon 
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
July 21-25, 2014 

Out of This World Art
Creative Art Camp
 with Patrick Riley 
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
July 14-18, 2014 

Art Clinic for Teen and Tweens 
A Serious Art Class with Linda Dixon 
For Ages 11-18; Registration Required
July 9-11, 2014 

Exploring Nature Through Art 
primary pARTners 

For Ages 3-6; Registration Required
July 7, 
10:30 - 11:30 am 

My Kid Could Do That 
primary pARTners 

For Ages 3-6; Registration Required
June 30,
10:30 - 11:30 am 

Barbara Cleary: Natural Journey
Fine Art Exhibition: May 3 – June 22, 2014

Loom Beading with Gregory Bohanan
Fine Art Workshop
For Ages 16+, Registration Required
June 21, 10:00am-4:00pm

Under the Sea
Creative Art Camp
 with Lynn Pollei
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
June 16-20, 2014 

For the Birds
Creative Art Camp
with Lynn Pollei
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
June 9-13, 2014 

Storytelling with Sky Shivers
Educator Workshop
Free to all educators
(EC & K-12 schools, university, homeschool, museums, etc.)
Registration required.
Saturday, June 7, 1-4pm

Community Art Day
Watercolor Painting with Lynn Pollei
Inspired by: Barbara Cleary: Natural Journey
Saturday, May 17, 1-3pm (Come and Go)
Free Admission, Supplies Provided, All Ages Welcome!

Barbara Cleary: Natural Journey
Exhibition Reception: May 9, 7pm
Fine Art Exhibition: May 3 – June 22, 2014

After-School Art Student Exhibition
Exhibition Reception: May 9, 7pm
Fine Art Exhibiton: May 6-9, 2014

After-School Art Student Exhibition
Fine Art Exhibiton: May 6-9, 2014

Visionaries of the MGMoA
Graffiti and Beer
May 3, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm
Tickets $25 (only $20 for Visionaries Members!)

Off the Wall
A fun, fast-paced fundraiser benefiting Museum Special Exhibitions.
6:30 pm, Friday, April 25, 2014 

Arts Trek!
April 12, 2014
performance walk: 10am-12pm
arts festival: 10am-4pm
Make sure you're on time to the performance walk so you don't miss any of the exciting performances!

Voices: A Sculptural Book, Inspired by the Dictionary of American Regional English
Fine Art Installation: February 1 – March 23, 2014
Exhibition Extended through Thursday, March 27th  

Portrait Drawing with Charcoal with
Katherine Liontas-Warren
Saturday, March 8, 2013, 10am-4pm
Ages 16+. Pre-registration required. 

Derald Swineford: Christmas on the Plains
Fine Art Exhibition: December 17, 2013 – January 19, 2014 

Visionaries of the MGMoA
New Year's Masquerade Party
December 31, 9:30pm-12:30am
Tickets $25 in Advance, $30 Door

Community Art Day
Create a wire Christmas Ornament with artist Patti Eayre.
Sneak Peak of Derald Swineford: Christmas on the Plains
Reception hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA
Saturday, December 14, 1-3pm
Free and Open to the Public!  All Ages Welcome.

Bringing the World to Oklahoma: Once Upon a Time in Russia
Annual Gala benefiting MGMoA Education Programming
Save the Date: Friday, December 6 

Don't Waste--Create!
Regional Art Exhibit: November 9 – November 24, 2013
FREE ADMISSION for those who bring a newspaper, magazine, or phonebook to recycle!
In partnership with Sustainable Shawnee. 

Don't Waste--Create!
MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit
Exhibition Reception: November 8, 7:00pm
Bring a newspaper, magazine, or phonebook to recycle!
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA 

Fairy Tales in Miniature: Russian Lacquer Boxes from the Lucy Maxym Collection
Fine Art Exhibition: September 14 – October 27, 2013

Beginning 1 Jewelry Clinic with Patti Eayre
Learn basic jewelry making with local jewelry and wire artist, Patti Eayre.  
Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Ages 16+. Pre-registration required.

Fairy Tales in Miniature: Russian Lacquer Boxes from the Lucy Maxym Collection
Exhibition Reception: October 4, 7pm

featuring storyteller Mary Grace Ketner
Hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA; this event is free and open to all! 

The Art of the Human Figure
Fine Art Exhibition: July 13 – August 25, 2013

Amazing Masks
Primary Partners
for ages 3-5+adult partner
July 31, 2013
Registration required. 

4-H Day at the MGMoA!
Open to Area 4-Hers of All Ages
10am-12pm, July 30, 2013
Registration required. 

Bravo!
Creative Art Camp

with Kendra Watkins of Wayside Theater
July 22-26, 2013

Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

African Safari
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Patrick Riley
July 15-19, 2013

Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

Fine Art Clinic 4 Tweens/Teens
with Artist Educator Linda Dixon
July 10-12, 2013
Registration required. Ages 11-18.

Connecting with color
Primary Partners
for ages 3-5+adult partner
July 9, 2013
Registration required. 

RHYTHM
Creative Art Camp
with SGU Dance Instructor, Dr. Jessica VanOort
June 24-28, 2013
Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

Journey in Time
Creative Art Camp

with Art Educator Lynn Pollei
June 17-21, 2013
Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

Traditions: Ernest Oberholtzer's Photographs of the Rainy Lake Ojibwa
Photography Exhibition: May 4 - June 16
Reception and Gallery Talk: June 7 

Just Paint It!
Creative Art Camp

with Art Educator Lynn Pollei
June 10-14, 2013
Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

Exhibit Reception and Talk
featuring Dane Pollei, MGMoA Director and Chief Curator
Traditions: Ernest Oberholtzer's Photographs of the Rainy Lake Ojibwa
7:00pm, June 7, 2013 
Free and open to all. Hosted by the MGMoA Volunteer Society

Printmaking Mania
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Linda Dixon
June 3-7, 2013
Registration required. Ages 5-13. 

Intuitive Painting with Linda Dixon
Fine Art Clinic
May 18, 2013: 2 Sessions
10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm
Registration Required.
Open to ages 12+ 

After-School Art Student Art Exhibit
Exhibit Reception & Cultural Connections Performance
1:00pm, Saturday, May 11
Free & Open to All!

Cultural Connections Performance
Mahenwahdose "True Native American Theater"
1:00 pm, Saturday, May 11
Free & Open to the Public! 

Floating Jewelry Workshop with Patti Eayre
Fine Art Workshop
2-4pm, April 28, 2013
Registration Required. 
Open to ages 11+ 

Arts Trek: A Community Arts Adventure!
Festival Free and Open to Everyone!
Fine Art, Performances, Food, Art Activities!
10am-4pm, Saturday, April 13, 2013 

Off the Wall
A fun, fast-paced fundraiser benefiting Museum Special Exhibitions.
6:30 pm, Friday, April 5 

Educators Workshop
Afrocentric Masks with Patrick Riley
Free for all teachers and educators
March 2, 1-4pm 

"Soul Sisters" Mixed-Media Art with Hillari Grimes
Fine Art Workshop
1-5pm, March 23, 2013
Registration Required. 
Open to ages 16+.

Opening Reception
Nature in Prayer:Artwork from the St. Gregory's University Community
March 1, 4:30-6:30pm
Free and open to all.

Jewelry Studio, Basic with Patti Eayre
Fine Art Workshop 
10am-4pm, Saturday, February 23, 2013
Registration Required. Open to Ages 16+

Exhibit Reception and Lecture
A Sense of Purpose: A Collector’s Life with Art
African-American Art from the Arthur Primas Collection 

Gallery talk features Michael Eddens, Director of Arts Education Programs at the Oklahoma Arts Council and Alyson Atchison, Curator of Education and Capital Galleries. 
Friday, February 8 at 7pm 
Free and open to all. 

Community Art Day
Create a mixed media work with artist and art educator Suzanne C. Thomas.
Saturday, February 16, 1-3pm
Free and Open to the Public!  All Ages Welcome! 

Bringing the World to Oklahoma: Amazon
Annual Gala: 6:00 pm, Friday, December 7, 2012 

Tails of Cats & Dogs: MGMoA Regional 2012
Fine Art Exhibition: November 10-25 

Earth Chronicles Project, The Artist's Process: Oklahoma
Fine Art Exhibition: September 15 - October 28 

Opening Celebration
Tails of Cats & Dogs: MGMoA Regional 2012
November 10, 1:00-4:00 pm
This event is free & open to the public.

Red Dirt n' Red Velvet
2012 Membership Appreciation Party: 7:00 pm, Friday, October 12
Cupcakes and a concert featuring Melissa Hembree!
Free to All Current Museum Members
Join or Renew Your Membership Now! 

Exhibit Reception
Earth Chronicles Project, the Artist's Process: Oklahoma
This event is free and open to the public.
7:00 pm, Friday, September 14, 2012 

MGMoA Featured in Documentary! See the film on OETA!
Earth Chronicles, The Artist's Process: Oklahoma
Thursday, September 13, 2012 @ 7pm CST

After-School Art Class Begins!
Ages 7-10, September 4
Ages 11-18, September 6
Advanced registration required

Creatures of the World: Animals in Art
Fine Art Exhibition: July 14-August 26

Jewelry Studio, Basic with Patti Eayre
Fine Art Workshop 
10am-4pm, Saturday, July 28, 2012
Registration Required. Open to Ages 16+

Theater Camp
Creative Art Camp

with Laura Byland of Scissortail Children's Theater Company
July 23-27, 2012 

Around the World in 5 Days!
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Patrick Riley
July 16-20, 2012 

Artwear!
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Linda Dixon
July 9-13, 2012 

Art Clinic for Teens & Tweens
with Artist Educator Linda Dixon 
June 27-29, 2012 

Katherine Liontas-Warren: Oklahoma Perspectives
Fine Art Exhibition: 
May 4 – June 24, 2012

Creative Creatures & Critters
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Lynn Pollei 
June 18-22, 2012 

Puppets!
Creative Art Camp

with Artist Educator Lynn Pollei 
June 11-15, 2012 

Reception and Artist Talk
Katherine Liontas-Warren: Oklahoma Perspectives
This event is free and open to the public.
7:00 pm, Friday, June 8, 2012 

Make Foam Prints with Artist Linda Dixon
Community Art Day
1:00-3:00pm, Saturday, May 19, 2012
Free & Open to the Public  

Reception and Student Art Exhibit
Featuring artwork created in the MGMoA After-School Art classes
1:00 pm, Saturday, May 12  

Arts Trek: A Community Arts Adventure!
Free & Open to the Public
10:00 am- 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 21, 2012

Off the Wall 2012
A fast-paced fundraiser benefiting MGMoA special exhibitions.  
6:30pm, Saturday, March 31, 2012

Persian Pictorial Rugs
Fine Art Exhibition: 
February 3 – March 25, 2012

Earth Chronicles: Oklahoma
The intersection of art, environmental sustainability, and cultural preservation
7:00pm, Saturday, March 17, 2012 (Doors open at 6:30pm)
Film Premiere, Reception, Q&A with filmmakers Fran Hardy & Bob Demboski
Free & Open to the Public.  Seating is limited.  
Please RSVP online or call 405-878-5300. 

Cultural Connections Performance
JAHRUBA
African Drum Music & Storytelling
1pm Saturday, February 25 
FREE & Open to the public.

Exhibit Lecture and Reception featuring M. Mehdy Douraghy
Pictorial Rugs of the Orient
7:00 pm, Friday, February 17, 2012
This event is free and open to the public. 

The Nativity: 15th -17th Century Etchings, Engravings, & Woodcuts
Fine Art Exhibition: 
December 9, 2011 – January 22, 2012

Bringing the World to Oklahoma...Venice
Annual Gala: 7:00 pm, Friday, December 2, 2011 

Kids at Heart
2011 Regional Art Exhibition: 
November 4 – 20

Storyteller Priscilla Howe to present
Folk Tales From Around the World
1:00pm, Saturday, November 12
This Cultural Connections performance is
FREE & open to the public & appropriate for all ages. 

Unconventional Art
Educator Workshop
9:30am-12:30pm, Saturday, November 5
Free & Open to All Educators
Pre-Registration Required 

Opening Reception
Kids at Heart: MGMoA Regional 2011
7:00 pm, Friday, November 4th
Free & Open to the Public 

Leather Mask Making with Patrick Riley
Art Workshop: October 15, 10am-4pm
Registration Required. Open to Ages 16+

Community Art Day
Make Masks with Artist Patrick Riley
1-3pm, Saturday, September 24
Free & Open to the Public  

Pre-Opening Party, September 9, 4:00-6:00 pm
Wish artist G. Patrick Riley a Happy 70th Birthday.
Cake, entertainment, and prizes!
Free and Open to the Public.  Fun for All Ages!

Opening Reception & Artist Talk, September 9, 7:00 pm
Magical Mystery Masks: The Art of G. Patrick Riley
Free and Open to the Public

Wherever You Go: Maps from the Joe Marenghi Collection
Fine Art Exhibition: July 8 - August 21, 2011
Opening Reception, 7:00 pm, July 8 

Cultural Connections featuring:
Ballet Flamenco Espanol Folklorico Co.
performing traditional Mexican & Spanish dance.
Saturday, August 20 at 1pm
Free & Open to the Public! 

Volunteer Recruitment Salad Luncheon
August 15, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
All interested in volunteering are welcome!

2011 MGMoA Membership Social
Enjoy musical entertainment & yummy banana splits!  Dr. Karl Offen, Associate Professor of Historical Geography at OU, will give a talk complimenting the current exhibition, Wherever You Go.  
7:00 pm, Friday, August 12

All paid members are invited to attend.  Join or renew here

Mask Extravaganza
Creative Art Camp with Patrick Riley
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
July 18-22, 2011 

Sea Monsters & Mythological Creatures
Creative Art Camp with Linda Dixon
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
July 11-15, 2011 

All Things Paper
Teen Art Clinic with artist Linda Dixon
Registration Required.
July 6-8, 1:00-4:00 pm 

Knights & Damsels
Creative Art Camp with Lynn Pollei
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
June 20-24, 2011 

Recycled Art
Creative Art Camp with Lynn Pollei
For Ages 5-13; Registration Required
June 13-17, 2011

 

Off the Wall
April 29, 6:30 pm 

Arts Trek: A Community Arts Adventure 
Free and Open to the Public, All Ages Welcome!
April 16, 10am-4pm 

Basket Weaving with Pauline Asbury
Fine Art Workshop
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Pre-registration Required. 

"The Potters of Mata Ortiz" 
Reception and Lecture featuring:
Daniel Vick, Museum of the Red River
Free and Open to the Public.
March 11, 7:00 pm

Storytime in the Gallery
with Daniel J. Lay
Free & Open to the Public
Feb. 26 and March 17, 10:30am

Educator Workshop:  Discovering the Dark Ages
Free and open to all educators
Advance Registration Required 
February 26, 9:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:00-4:00 pm

Memento: The Art of Billy Hassell
Exhibition: December 17 - February 6

Artist Reception January 28, 7:00 pm
Memento: The Art of Billy Hassell 
Free and Open to the Public

Community Art Day
Mixed-media Painting with Artist Linda Dixon
January 15, 1-3pm 

Bringing the World to Oklahoma: Egypt
Annual Gala benefiting MGMoA Education Programming
December 3, 6:00 pm

Educator Workshop:  Connecting with Color
Free and open to all educators
Advance Registration Required 
November 13, 9:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:00-4:00 pm

Andean Dreamers: Pre-Columbian Inca Textiles
Exhibition: September 3 - October 24

Art Workshop: Watercolor Painting with Beth Wilhelm
Ages 16+, Beginner-Advanced Welcome
Advance Registration Required
October 23, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cultural Connections Concert featuring musicians of Wayanay Inka
Free & Open to the Public
October 16, 1:00 pm

Community Art Day: Woven Key Chains
Free & Open to the Public
October 9, 1-3pm
Lecture and Reception
Andean Weaving: A Binding of Culture and Craft
by Henry Moy, Director of the Museum of the Red River 
Free & Open to the Public
October 8, 7:00 pm

Weapons and Warriors:  The Art of Armaments
July 2 - August 15, 2010 

Paintings. Poetry. Pie!!!
2010 Membership Social
7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 12 

Storytime in the Gallery
Saturday, July 31, 10:30 am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver 
Free!  No registration necessary.
 

Storytime in the Gallery
Saturday, July 24, 10:30 am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver 
Free!  No registration necessary.

Primary Partners: Art class for tiny tots
Saturday, July 17, 10:30-11:30am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver
Registration required.

Classical Camp  
Creative Art Camp with Donna Merkt
July 19-23; Ages 5-13
Registration Required.
   

Unconventional Art  
Creative Art Camp with Linda Dixon
July 12-16; Ages 5-13
Registration Required.


Primary Partners: Art class for tiny tots
Saturday, July 10, 10:30-11:30am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver
Registration required


East Meets West: Mixed Media Wax Batiks with Beth Wilhelm
Adult Workshop, Saturday June 26, 10:00am-4:00pm
Registration required.

Storytime in the Gallery: How the Birds got their Colours
Saturday, June 26, 10:30 am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver 
Free!  No registration necessary.


Be a Modern Shakespeare 
Creative Art Camp with Sr. Marcianne Knapps
June 21-25; Ages 5-13
Registration Required.


Objects of Devotion: Spanish Colonial Religious Art, 1650-1950
Exhibit open during museum hours April 30 - June 13, 2010

Primary Partners: Art class for tiny tots
Saturday, June 12, 10:30-11:30am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver
Registration required.

Egypt, Mummies, and Masks
Creative Art Camp with Patrick Riley
June 14-18; Ages 5-13
Registration Required.

Primary Partners: Art class for tiny tots
Saturday, June 19, 10:30-11:30am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver
Registration required

Painting with Energy: Pastel Painting with Becky Way
Adult Workshop, Saturday June 5, 10:00am-4:00pm
Registration required. 

Storytime in the Gallery: Hailstones and Halibut Bones
Saturday, June 5, 10:30 am
Ages 3-6 accompanied by caregiver 
Free!  No registration necessary.

Arts Trek 2010
A new arts adventure for all!  Free & open to the public!
Saturday, May 22, 10:30am

Off the Wall 2010
A fun, fast-paced fundraiser benefiting the museum!
Saturday, April 10, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.

Ancient Bronzes of the Asian Grasslands from the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Exhibit open during museum hours January 23 - March 28, 2010

Community Art Day
Featuring the Renowned Russian musical duo, Kalinka.  Free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 6, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Opening for Ancient Bronzes from the Asian Grasslands
Refreshments provided by the MGMoA Volunteer Society.  Exhibit opening is free and open to the public.
Friday, February 5, 2010, 7:00 p.m.

Adult Art Workshop:  Gourd Baskets
with artist Tina Bly
Saturday, December 12, 10:00 a.m.

Educators Workshop:  The Art of Journaling
with Donna Merkt and Dianne Moore
Saturday, November 21, 9:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m.

Adult Art Workshop:  Watercolor Wax Batiks Wall Hangings
with artist Beth Wilhelm
Saturday, November 14, 10:00 a.m.

Exhibit Opening for the MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit:  Doing What We Can to Help!
Refreshments provided by the MGMoA Volunteer Society.  Exhibit opening is free and open to the public.  However, visitors can join in our efforts to help the hungry by bringing in canned foods.
Friday, November 6, 2009, 7:00 p.m.

MGMoA Regional Art Exhibit:  Doing What We Can to Help!
Exhibit open during museum hours November 6 - 22, 2009

Free Admission Available on Smithsonian Magazine’s 5th Annual Museum Day
Saturday, September 26, 2009, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will be open free of charge to Smithsonian magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors at museums and cultural institutions nationwide.

Exhibit Opening for Come and See: The Journeys of Linda Schaefer 
Featuring a discussion with Linda Schaefer and the premier of two new musical compositions by W.T. Skye Garcia.  Refreshments provided by the MGMoA Volunteer Society.  Exhibit openings are free and open to the public.
Friday, September 11th, 2009  7:00 p.m.

Come and See: The Journeys of Linda Schaefer
Exhibit open during museum hours September 11 - October 25, 2009

Community Art Day:  Moving Myths of India
Experience Moving Myths of India a performance and workshop with traditional Indian dancer Anuradha Naimpally.
Saturday, October 10, 2009, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

A Few of Our Favorite Things:  Rarely Seen Treasures from the Permanent Collection
Exhibit open during museum hours July 10 - August 23, 2009

Community Art Day: It's Alive! Flipbook Animation
Join multi-media artist Daniel Lay in learning the basics of animation by creating your very own flipbook.  This event is free and open to the public!
Saturday, August 22, 2009, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Leather Mask Making Workshop with Patrick Riley
Saturday, January 21, 2017, 10 am - 4 pm.
For adults and students ages 16+.
Registration is required.

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