Oklahoma Contemporary

Calendar

Find by date
   
Find by category, age/audience
Find by keyword

Events

Eva Schlegel: Multiple Voices

  • When Aug. 31, 2023 to Jan. 13, 2025
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Multiple Voices is the first public artwork in the United States by Eva Schlegel. Inspired by the arts center's new building and the special quality of light in Oklahoma City, Schlegel developed a striking metal sculpture involving tempered glass and “shelves” etched with blurred texts.

More Info


Jose Dávila

  • When Sept. 22, 2022-Jan. 6, 2025
  • Cost Free
  • Location Sculpture Garden
  • Age Requirements All ages

Jose Dávila creates sculptures in which industrial materials seem to be precariously balanced. The artist balances large, free-standing structural elements to fabricate constructions that are tense yet calm. Presented as part of La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara.

More Info


Eduardo Sarabia: Green Vines

  • When Sept. 23, 2022 to Jan. 6, 2025
  • Cost Free
  • Location The Showroom
  • Age Requirements All ages

Eduardo Sarabia collaborated with Oklahoma City mural artist TANK to transform the surfaces of this building using his signature vine imagery. The vines come from Sarabia’s memory of his childhood neighborhood in Los Angeles, where people decorated the facades of their houses with floral motifs.

More Info


HOME1947: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

  • When Feb. 22-July 22, 2024
  • Cost Free
  • Location Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main Gallery

HOME1947: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy explores the lives of the millions displaced in 1947 during the creation of two new independent nation-states, India and Pakistan. The installation crafts visual memories–recreating the long-lost sights, sounds, and smells of what millions once called home.

More Info


Shop Contemporary

  • When Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Tuesdays and holidays.
  • 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.

More Info


Eight-Week Class | A Weaving A Week

  • When 12-3 p.m., Sundays, April 14-June 9
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amy Young

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Watercolor: Scenes from Movies!

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Mondays, April 8-June 3
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Ceramic Surface Design with Underglaze

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Mondays, April 8-June 3
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Kat Myers

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 1 – Monday p.m.

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Mondays, Apr. 8 – June 3
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Katherine Gaff
  • Age Requirements 18+

Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

Expanding on the techniques covered in Introduction to Ceramics, this class will improve your skills on the wheel. Make mugs, cups and bowls while learning more about firing techniques, temperatures and atmospheres.

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Sewing Fundamentals (Double Section)

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Mondays, April 8-June 3
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 16+

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Sewing Fundamentals Expanded

  • When 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 9-May 28
  • Cost $285
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 16+

Build on skills acquired in Sewing Fundamentals. Learn advanced sewing techniques such as darts, ruffles, pleats and other shaping techniques, curved sewing, top stitching, lining, creating and using buttonholes, and understanding and utilizing types of zippers and elastics.

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics – Tuesday evening

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, April 9-May 28
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Brian Bosworth
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Oil Painting Basics

  • When 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays, April 9-May 28
  • Cost $255
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chris Brizzard

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Serging Fundamentals

  • When 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays, April 9-May 28
  • Cost $285
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 18+

Gain in-depth knowledge about your serger and master the fundamentals by creating a personal serger guidebook. A serger is required to take this class.

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Fuss-Free Quilting

  • When 10:30 a.m.-1 :30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 18+

Want a relaxed approach to quilting techniques? Learn machine quilt construction without getting your knickers in a wad. By the end of class, you will have made a small quilt that you can drape over your couch or the nearest baby and low-key brag, “Yeah, I made that.”

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 2

  • When 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 18+

Expanding on the techniques covered in Wheel Throwing 1, this class will increase your proficiency on the potter’s wheel. Learn to make advanced forms, such as lidded and pouring vessels and experiment with surface adornment techniques and various methods of creating texture.

More Info Register


Café Contemporary

  • When 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Closed Sunday-Tuesday.
  • Location Lobby
  • Age Requirements All ages

The newly redesigned Café Contemporary features a delectable selection of baked goods (think scones, cinnamon rolls and giant cookies) alongside robust coffee and tea offerings. The just-launched lunch menu includes tasty sandwiches, creative salads, soups for the season and more.

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics - Wednesday Afternoon

  • When 2:30-5:00 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio and Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 18+

Learn to create sculptural forms and functional vessels like mugs, plates and bowls in this course that introduces hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Remind your fingers they can do more than scroll. No experience necessary.

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics Wednesday P.M.

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Joe Cox
  • Age Requirements 16+

Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

Expanding on the techniques covered in Introduction to Ceramics, this class will improve your skills on the wheel. Make mugs, cups and bowls while learning more about firing techniques, temperatures and atmospheres.

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Intro to Ring Making

  • When 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $285
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Micah Hamilton
  • Age Requirements 18+

Design and make your own jewelry! Learn basic metalsmithing techniques, such as stone setting, ring sizing, soldering, texturizing metal, sawing and custom finishing.

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Creative Writing: Short Stories!

  • When 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $150
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio 3
  • Instructor / Presenter Spencer Gee
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Garment Construction

  • When 6-9 p.m., Wednesdays, April 10-May 29
  • Cost $285
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne

This advanced course expands the techniques taught in Sewing Fundamentals and Sewing Fundamentals Expanded. Learn the basics of taking and working with measurements and how to understand, work from and modify a simple pattern.

More Info


Shop Contemporary

  • When Open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. Closed Tuesdays and holidays.
  • 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.

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Yes, Chef: Ceramic Dinnerware!

  • When 6-9 p.m., Thursdays, April 11-June 6
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Learn to Gouache: Landscapes and Botanicals

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 11-June 6
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio 2
  • Instructor / Presenter Hannah Harper

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Slab Lab

  • When 6-9 p.m., Thursdays, April 11-June 6
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Isa Rodriguez
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Weaving: Design and Make A Rug

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 11-June 6
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Vizionary Production Lab

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 4th - June 6th
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Devon Energy Digital Media Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter CL McCoy
  • Age Requirements 16+

More Info Register


Workshop | Make A Ceramic Flower Frog and then Arrange Flowers in Your Frog

  • When 6:00-8:30 p.m., Friday, April 26 and 6-7:30 p.m., Friday, May 10
  • Cost $80
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Isa Rodriguez + Cass Watson
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info Register


Workshop | Date Night on the Wheel

  • When 7-9 p.m., Friday, April 26
  • Cost $140
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Felting and Dyeing

  • When 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, April 13-June 8
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Darci Lenker
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics – Saturday

  • When 10:30-1 p.m., Saturdays, April 13-June 8
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Dylan Jones

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Creative! Drawing

  • When 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturdays, April 13-June 8
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Isa Rodriguez
  • Age Requirements 18+

More Info Register


Public 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 public tours for individual visitors and groups of up to 12 people will meet in the lobby at our main building at 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

More Info Register


Four-Week Class | Live! Dog! Drawing!

  • When 2-4:30 p.m., Saturdays, April 13-May 4
  • Cost $150
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Claire Holloway
  • Age Requirements 16+

More Info Register


Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 1 – Saturday afternoon

  • When 2-4:30 p.m., Saturdays, April 13-June 8
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Joe Cox
  • Age Requirements 18+

Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

Expanding on the techniques covered in Introduction to Ceramics, this class will improve your skills on the wheel. Make mugs, cups and bowls while learning more about firing techniques, temperatures and atmospheres.

More Info Register


Workshop | Indigo Dye Shibori Workshop

  • When 12-4 p.m., Sunday, April 28
  • Cost $75
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fibers Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Isa Rodriguez
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info


Eight-Week Class | Creative Foundations for Veterans – Spring

  • When 2-4:30 p.m., Sundays, April 2-June 9
  • Cost free to military veterans
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Claire Holloway
  • Age Requirements 18+

This free class is available exclusively to military veterans. Explore the fundamentals of creating and understanding art alongside other veterans.

More Info


Workshop | Live! Bird! Drawing

  • When 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Claire Holloway
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info Register


Workshop | Mom Night on the Wheel

  • When 7-9 p.m., Friday, May 10
  • Cost $140
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info


Workshop | Make Ceramic Jewelry With Your Mom

  • When 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, May 12
  • Cost $65
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio 2
  • Instructor / Presenter Maranda Loughln
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info Register


Workshop | Make A Ceramic Salt and Peppa Shaker

  • When 6-9 p.m., Thursday, May 16
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Kat Myers
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info Register


Workshop | Raku (5/19 + 6/2)

  • When 12:30-3 p.m., Sunday, May 19 and Sunday, June 2
  • Cost $95
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 21+

More Info Register


Showing 197 events

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.

see additional holidays

Location

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

SEND MAIL TO
Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

Newsletter Signup

STAY UP TO DATE
Join our mailing list to learn about our events, exhibitions, education and more.