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Fairgrounds Location CLOSED for State Fair

  • When Sept. 1-30, 2018
  • Location Fairgrounds

Our fairgrounds location closes during the State Fair.


Enroll in Adult Art Classes

  • When Enrollment open -- classes begin Oct. 8
  • Cost Varies
  • Location Online
  • Age Requirements Adults

Sign up now for fall session art classes, beginning in October. Options include painting, figure drawing, ceramics, weaving, open studio and more.

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Showroom | Showcase: The Art of Promotion

  • When Sept. 14 - Nov. 10, 2018, daily
  • Cost Free
  • Location Showroom
  • Age Requirements All ages

The Art of Promotion showcases works by Oklahoma artists and designers who’ve used a diverse range of media to promote concerts, businesses, brands, etc. Statements will accompany the works on display, providing visitors a glimpse into the creative process of each featured artist and designer.

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Plaza Walls Expo 2018

  • When Sept. 29, 2018 from 11 A.M. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Cost Free
  • Location Plaza Walls Alley
  • Age Requirements All ages

Join us for free, family-friendly art activities and learn more about our move downtown. Learn more about graffiti and try your hand at spray painting among the artists of the Plaza Walls.


Inclusion in Art: The Artist Mentoring Artist Program

  • When Oct. 4-27, 2018
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds - Circle Gallery
  • Age Requirements All ages

The Artist Mentoring Artist program is an opportunity for a student or emerging artist of color to expand their professionalism and body of work by working with the Inclusion in Art committee.


Photography - Darkroom Studio Pass

  • When Oct. 8 - Dec. 7, 2018, daily
  • Cost $110
  • Location Fairgrounds

Prerequisite: experience with darkroom practices and chemicals.

Register


Ceramics for Intermediates - Monday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation advance to the next level. Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces.

Register


Figure Drawing

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $195
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Glen Thomas

Students learn to render the human figure quickly and accurately by working each week with live models. Early efforts focus on creating quick gestural drawings. As the class progresses, an emphasis is placed on expressive line, value, perspective, and proportion. Basic drawing skills recommended.

Register


Acrylic Painting - Tuesday Morning

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

Navigate between realism and abstraction alongside artist Bert Seabourn. This advanced class focuses on creating unique works through fusion of design, color, form, and composition. Class meets Oct. 9, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 27; and Dec. 4 and 11.

Register


Acrylic Painting - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

Navigate between realism and abstraction alongside artist Bert Seabourn. This advanced class focuses on creating unique works through fusion of design, color, form, and composition.

Register


Weaving 1 and 2 - Tuesdays

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Ceramics for Veterans - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost Free (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Tim Sullivan

Wheel-throwing, a variety of hand-building techniques, and glazing are introduced. This class provides foundational clay skills that can be refined and strengthened by returning students in further classes.


Ceramics for Beginners - Wednesday Mornings

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Mayumi Kiefer

Here, you begin the journey into ceramics. This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding
and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

More Info Register


Advanced Exploration in Ceramics

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Instructors cover special projects, advanced exercises, informal critiques and tips/training on studio maintenance in the advanced setting. This class is for students comfortable with intermediate levels of both hand-building and wheel-throwing.

Register


Artist Talk: Erwin Redl

  • When Oct. 10, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost Free
  • Location 21c Museum Hotel
  • Age Requirements All ages

Whiteout artist Erwin Redl will discuss his installations and his process.

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Erwin Redl: Whiteout

  • When Oct. 11, 2018 - March 1, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park.

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Weaving 1 and 2 - Thursdays

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Whiteout Opening Reception

  • When 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 11
  • Cost Free
  • Location Oklahoma City Community Foundation, 1000 N. Broadway Ave.
  • Age Requirements All ages

Join us to celebrate the opening of Erwin Redl’s Whiteout, presented by the Oklahoma City Community Foundation. We’ll begin at OCCF with a reception, light bites and drinks and some words by the artist and, at sundown, progress to Campbell Art Park to see the LED installation.

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Ceramics for Beginners - Thursday Evenings

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Liz Boudreaux

Here, you begin the journey into ceramics. This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding
and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

Register


Ceramics for Veterans - Friday Mornings

  • When Eight-week class, Friday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost Free (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens

Wheel-throwing, a variety of hand-building techniques, and glazing are introduced. This class provides foundational clay skills that can be refined and strengthened by returning students in further classes.


Second Saturday Make + Take

  • When 1-4 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost Free
  • Location Showroom
  • Age Requirements All ages

Experiment with light in our Second Saturday Make + Take activity. Based on the teachings and work of Josef Albers, guests can get hands-on with prisms and colored paper for an afternoon of perception experimentation. At 2 and 3 p.m., hear a family-friendly, interactive talk about the exhibition.


Spooky Studio

  • When Oct. 15-19, 2018
  • Cost $200
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Sommers
  • Age Requirements Ages 5-6

Based on a not-too-scary theme, young artists immerse themselves in a world of curiosity, experimentation and installation.

Register


Animation Installation

  • When Oct. 15-19, 2018
  • Cost $200
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Nicole Emmons-Willis
  • Age Requirements Ages 10-12

Campers learn new skills through design, storytelling and sculpture and experiment with projected animation to create a collaborative and immersive art piece.

Register


Mystery Cartoon Creation

  • When Oct. 15-19, 2018
  • Cost $220 (includes custom t-shirt)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Danny Gordon
  • Age Requirements Ages 7-9

Campers will design and illustrate several original cartoon characters based on fun and zany characteristics.

Register


Ceramics for Intermediates - Tuesday Morning

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation advance to the next level. Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces.

Register


Ceramics for Intermediates - Monday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation advance to the next level. Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces.

Register


Figure Drawing

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $195
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Glen Thomas

Students learn to render the human figure quickly and accurately by working each week with live models. Early efforts focus on creating quick gestural drawings. As the class progresses, an emphasis is placed on expressive line, value, perspective, and proportion. Basic drawing skills recommended.

Register


Weaving 1 and 2 - Thursdays

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Acrylic Painting - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

Navigate between realism and abstraction alongside artist Bert Seabourn. This advanced class focuses on creating unique works through fusion of design, color, form, and composition.

Register


Ceramics for Veterans - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost Free (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Tim Sullivan

Wheel-throwing, a variety of hand-building techniques, and glazing are introduced. This class provides foundational clay skills that can be refined and strengthened by returning students in further classes.


Weaving 1 and 2 - Tuesdays

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Ceramics for Beginners - Wednesday Mornings

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Mayumi Kiefer

Here, you begin the journey into ceramics. This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding
and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

More Info Register


Advanced Exploration in Ceramics

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Instructors cover special projects, advanced exercises, informal critiques and tips/training on studio maintenance in the advanced setting. This class is for students comfortable with intermediate levels of both hand-building and wheel-throwing.

Register


One Woman Sex and the City

  • When Oct. 18, 19, 20, 2018
  • Cost $25
  • Location Fairgrounds - Theater
  • Instructor / Presenter Kerry Ipema
  • Age Requirements All ages

Kerry Ipema will bring all your favorite characters to life as they brunch, banter, argue and support each other, while swooning over men and Manolos.

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Weaving 1 and 2 - Thursdays

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Ceramics for Beginners - Thursday Evenings

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Liz Boudreaux

Here, you begin the journey into ceramics. This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding
and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

Register


Spotlight Talk: Whiteout

  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Weather permitting, join us for a 30-minute, interactive talk about Erwin Redl’s Whiteout.

Times vary based on optimal viewing.

6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 2018
6:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2018
5:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 2018
5:30 p.m. Dec. 13, 2018
5:30 p.m. Jan 10, 2019
6 p.m. Feb. 14, 2019
7:30 p.m. March 14, 2019

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Spotlight Talks: Whiteout

  • When 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Weather permitting, join us for a 30-minute, interactive talk about Erwin Redl’s Whiteout.

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OCCF Presents Start With Art: Whiteout

  • When 8-10 a.m. Oct. 19, Nov. 2, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 14 and Dec. 28, 2018
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park

Jumpstart your day with caffeine and art! Oklahoma City Community Foundation presents Start with Art: Whiteout. The Coffee Slingers truck will sell java, and Oklahoma Contemporary staff will be on site to discuss Erwin Redl’s Whiteout.

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Ceramics for Veterans - Friday Mornings

  • When Eight-week class, Friday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost Free (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens

Wheel-throwing, a variety of hand-building techniques, and glazing are introduced. This class provides foundational clay skills that can be refined and strengthened by returning students in further classes.


Celebration of Latino Culture / Celebración de la Cultura Latina

  • When Oct. 20, 2018 - Nov. 2, 2018
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

A family-friendly day of activities, performances and experiences that celebrate Latinx arts and culture. Includes DJ, exhibitions on view, drop-in studio activities, storytime, student and professional mariachi performances, Yúmare Folkloric Dancers and a set by local singer/songwriter Lincka.

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Latino Celebration: Academia Student Mariachi

  • When 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

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Latino Celebration: Family storytime

  • When 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

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Latino Celebration: Musical set by local singer/songwriter Lincka

  • When 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All Ages

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Latino Celebration: Yúmare Folkloric Dancers

  • When 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

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Latino Celebration: Family storytime

  • When 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

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Latino Celebration: Mariachi Orgullo de América

  • When 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

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Ceramics for Intermediates - Tuesday Morning

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation advance to the next level. Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces.

Register


Figure Drawing

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $195
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Glen Thomas

Students learn to render the human figure quickly and accurately by working each week with live models. Early efforts focus on creating quick gestural drawings. As the class progresses, an emphasis is placed on expressive line, value, perspective, and proportion. Basic drawing skills recommended.

Register


Ceramics for Intermediates - Monday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Monday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

This class is designed to help students with a basic foundation advance to the next level. Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces.

Register


Weaving 1 and 2 - Thursdays

  • When Eight-week class, Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Acrylic Painting - Tuesday Morning

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

Navigate between realism and abstraction alongside artist Bert Seabourn. This advanced class focuses on creating unique works through fusion of design, color, form, and composition. Class meets Oct. 9, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 27; and Dec. 4 and 11.

Register


Weaving 1 and 2 - Tuesdays

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $150 (Weaving 1 - supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Our weaving class provides instruction for beginning, intermediate, and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 - fundamentals. Weaving 2 - advanced.

Register


Ceramics for Veterans - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost Free (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Tim Sullivan

Wheel-throwing, a variety of hand-building techniques, and glazing are introduced. This class provides foundational clay skills that can be refined and strengthened by returning students in further classes.


Acrylic Painting - Tuesday Evening

  • When Eight-week class, Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

Navigate between realism and abstraction alongside artist Bert Seabourn. This advanced class focuses on creating unique works through fusion of design, color, form, and composition.

Register


Ceramics for Beginners - Wednesday Mornings

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Mayumi Kiefer

Here, you begin the journey into ceramics. This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding
and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

More Info Register


Advanced Exploration in Ceramics

  • When Eight-week class, Wednesday evenings from 6-9 p.m.
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Instructors cover special projects, advanced exercises, informal critiques and tips/training on studio maintenance in the advanced setting. This class is for students comfortable with intermediate levels of both hand-building and wheel-throwing.

Register


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Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Sunday see additional holidays

Location

3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: 405.951.0000
Fax: 405.951.0003
info@okcontemp.org

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