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Maren Hassinger: Nature, Sweet Nature

  • When Sept. 9, 2021 - Aug. 29, 2022
  • Cost FREE
  • Location Sculpture Garden

Nature, Sweet Nature is comprised of two installations constructed with galvanized wire rope. The two pieces, Garden and Paradise Regained, will each stand in rows at relative human scale; one near the entrance to the art center and the other within the Sculpture Garden.

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Chakaia Booker: Shaved Portions

  • When Sept. 9, 2021 - summer 2022
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park

Shaved Portions, a new work by renowned sculpture artist Chakaia Booker, reassembles tires into a towering, cathedral-like space that viewers may enter, created from multiple spiny-edged loops, stacked and linked together in a configuration specially designed for the Campbell Art Park.

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Abstract Remix

  • When Sept. 30, 2021 - Jan. 24, 2022
  • Cost Free
  • Location Mary LeFlore Clements Oklahoma Gallerty

Abstract Remix brings mural artists Rhiana Deck, Codak Smith, Kalee Jones W., and May Yang to the Mary LeFlore Clements Oklahoma Gallery, connecting Oklahoma Contemporary’s downtown home to the iconic mural arts landscape evolving across the city.

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Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

  • When Oct. 21, 2021 - Feb. 21, 2022
  • Cost Free
  • Location Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main Gallery
  • Age Requirements All ages

Featuring nearly 70 works across both traditional and digital disciplines, this showstopper exhibition offers something surprising around every corner. Open World will engage gamers, pop culture enthusiasts, art aficionados and casual fans of all ages alike.

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Café Contemporary

  • When 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday, closed Tuesdays
  • Location Lobby
  • Age Requirements All ages

Café Contemporary -- featuring a gourmet menu of contemporary comfort food -- is now open for takeout, curbside pickup and limited on-site seating. Visit us in person or call 405-768-2845 to place your order.

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Shop Contemporary

  • When Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays
  • Location Lobby
  • Age Requirements All ages

Shop Contemporary, our retail space, is dedicated to art-forward items unique to Oklahoma Contemporary. It's your source for thoughtfully crafted gifts that inspire through art, home goods, stimulating products for kids, fun branded items and all points in between.

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Café Contemporary

  • When 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday, closed Tuesdays
  • Location Lobby
  • Age Requirements All ages

Café Contemporary -- featuring a gourmet menu of contemporary comfort food -- is now open for takeout, curbside pickup and on-site seating. Visit us in person or call 405-768-2845 to place your order.

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Thursday Night Late Workshop | Felted Pet Ornaments

  • When 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 2021
  • Cost $45 (All supplies included)
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Darci Lenker
  • Age Requirements 21+

Calling all pet parents and the friends who tolerate them! Reimagine your favorite pet as a soft felted ornament that you can treasure for years to come. Treats of the liquid and nibble variety are available for purchase at Café Contemporary.


Guided Tours | 1 p.m. Saturdays

  • When 1-2 p.m. Saturdays
  • Cost free (reservations required)
  • Location Main Building | Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main Gallery
  • Instructor / Presenter Gallery Guides
  • Age Requirements All ages

Join us for a free guided tour on Saturdays! Guided tours for individual visitors and groups of up to eight people will meet in the lobby at our main building at 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

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Studio School Ceramics Sale

  • When Dec. 9 - Jan. 2
  • Cost varies
  • Location Lobby
  • Instructor / Presenter Studio School artists

Buy fantastic gifts and support local artists at Oklahoma Contemporary’s Studio School Ceramics Sale. Ten nationally recognized and emerging Oklahoma ceramicists offer a variety of pottery styles, from functional cups, bowls and plates to funky and tactile tabletop sculptures.

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Member Preview: Ceramics Sale

  • When 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 9
  • Cost varies
  • Location Lobby
  • Instructor / Presenter Studio School artists

Members get first pick at Oklahoma Contemporary’s Studio School Ceramics Sale! Shop works from 10 nationally recognized and emerging Oklahoma ceramicists throughout the day; sale opens to the public at 6 p.m.

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Teen Takeover: Pixel Holiday

  • When Dec. 9 | 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost free
  • Location Main Building | Lobby
  • Instructor / Presenter Oklahoma Contemporary Teen Arts Council
  • Age Requirements 4+

Looking for a holiday gift? Stretch out your creative muscles by making Open World-inspired holiday keychains and ornaments for you and your loved ones. See how many pixels it takes to make your favorite characters! This event is organized by the Oklahoma Contemporary Teen Arts Council.

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Thursday Night Late Workshop | Live Wreath Making

  • When 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9 2021
  • Cost $65 (All supplies included)
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Summers
  • Age Requirements 21+

Welcome the holidays! Skip the big box store this year and let artist BC Sommers guide you in creating the perfect curb-appealing wreath. And if it isn't everything you wished for, we won't tell if you regift it.


Second Saturday: Season of Light

  • When 12-4 p.m. Dec. 11
  • Cost Free
  • Location Main Building
  • Age Requirements All ages

Brighten up your holiday season with art experiences at Oklahoma Contemporary! After making art and memories with us, continue the festive fun by walking down Automobile Alley’s Lights on Broadway from 4-7p.m.

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Video Game Trivia with The Lost Ogle

  • When Dec. 16 | 7-9 p.m.
  • Cost free
  • Location Main Building | Te Ata Theater
  • Instructor / Presenter The Lost Ogle
  • Age Requirements all ages

Join us for a night of video game trivia and drinks with The Lost Ogle, OKC's most popular and revered trivia entertainment company. We'll transform Te Ata Theater into a lounge complete with café tables, couches, board games and brews.

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Thursday Night Late Workshop | Felted Plant Ornaments

  • When 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 2021
  • Cost $45 (All supplies included)
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 21+

Don’t worry millennials, we know you love your succulents! In this workshop, you’ll learn how to transform your prickly friend into a plush, felt sewn ornament. Watering not required — drinks from Café Contemporary encouraged.

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Factory Obscura's March of the Trees with Oklahoma Contemporary

  • When Dec. 18 | 5:30 p.m.
  • Cost free
  • Location Studio School Lot
  • Instructor / Presenter Factory Obscura
  • Age Requirements all ages

On the longest night of the year, Factory Obscura invites you to light up the night, let go of the past and set intentions for the future — all while dressed up as your favorite tree (holiday trees, butterfly trees, forest trees, trees of life, any tree you choose!).

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Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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