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Erwin Redl: Whiteout

  • When Oct. 11, 2018 - March 31, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Visit Campbell Art Park at NW 11th and Broadway to experience Erwin Redl's Whiteout. The installation is lit daily from 6 a.m. to midnight.

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ArtNow Exhibition

  • When Nov. 16, 2018 - Jan. 18, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

Planned by guest curators and featuring 20+ state-based artists, ArtNow is a snapshot of contemporary art being created in Oklahoma.

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Contemporary Clay

  • When Nov. 16 - Dec. 23
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Age Requirements All ages

Contemporary Clay presents work by Oklahoma-based artists whose work and creative practice explores diverse ideas, techniques, forms and surface manipulation . All of the work in the exhibition is available for purchase with proceeds benefiting both the artist and Oklahoma Contemporary.

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Ceramics Sale

  • When Nov. 16 - Dec. 23
  • Location Fairgrounds

Shop for local, handmade gifts and works of art at our annual Ceramics Sale. All works are created by our instructors and students, and sales benefit the Ceramics program.

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Start with Art: Whiteout presented by Oklahoma City Community Foundation

  • When 7:30-10 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 14 and 28, 2018
  • Cost Free
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All ages

Jump-start 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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Intermediate Ceramics - Monday Evenings

  • When 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces. Advanced surface design, glazing and firing methods are also introduced.

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Figure Drawing - Monday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25, 2019
  • Cost $195 (includes model fee)
  • 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 proportions. Basic drawing skills recommended.

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Painting with Bert Seabourn - Tuesday Mornings

  • When 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

This salon-style session provides participants with an opportunity to paint alongside Bert Seabourn in the studio. In this unstructured course, participants will be inspired by the artistic practice of Bert Seabourn and respond to creative challenges in the studio.

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Painting with Bert Seabourn - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

This salon-style session provides participants with an opportunity to paint alongside Bert Seabourn in the studio. In this unstructured course, participants will be inspired by the artistic practice of Bert Seabourn and respond to creative challenges in the studio.

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Weaving 1 and 2 - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $150
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Weaving instruction for beginning, intermediate and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 students learn fundamentals by weaving a sampler on a four-harness floor or table loom. Weaving 2 students choose from traditional or contemporary designs to weave on a four- or eight-harness floor loom.

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Gallery Talk: ArtNow

  • When 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Ryan Davis, Darci Lenker, Katharine Norton, Sarah Sullivan and Stella Thomas
  • Age Requirements All ages

Join us for a series of gallery talks where you can meet the artists whose work is featured in ArtNow and learn more about their artistic practice.

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Ceramics for Veterans - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • 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. Free for veterans with approved applications.

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Intermediate Ceramics - Wednesday Afternoons

  • When 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb. 27, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Tim Sullivan

Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces. Advanced surface design, glazing and firing methods are also introduced.

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Advanced Ceramics - Wednesday Evenings

  • When 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb. 27, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Instructor covers 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.

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Weaving 1 and 2 - Thursday Mornings

  • When 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2019
  • Cost $150
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Weaving instruction for beginning, intermediate and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 students learn fundamentals by weaving a sampler on a four-harness floor or table loom. Weaving 2 students choose from traditional or contemporary designs to weave on a four- or eight-harness floor loom.

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Spotlight Talk: Whiteout

  • When 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019
  • 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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Beginning Ceramics - Thursday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2019
  • Cost $195 (supplies included)
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Liz Boudreaux

This class provides students with foundational skills in handbuilding and wheel-throwing. Basic surface decoration and glazing techniques are also introduced.

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Ceramics for Veterans - Friday Mornings

  • When 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 11 - March 1, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens

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

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Intermediate Ceramics - Monday Evenings

  • When 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 7 - Feb. 25, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Kara Lane

Students will delve deeper into hand-building and wheel-throwing, while enhancing basic cylinder, bowl and plate forms to create more complex pieces. Advanced surface design, glazing and firing methods are also introduced.

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Painting with Bert Seabourn - Tuesday Mornings

  • When 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

This salon-style session provides participants with an opportunity to paint alongside Bert Seabourn in the studio. In this unstructured course, participants will be inspired by the artistic practice of Bert Seabourn and respond to creative challenges in the studio.

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Weaving 1 and 2 - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $150
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Sherri Dudeck

Weaving instruction for beginning, intermediate and advanced weavers. Weaving 1 students learn fundamentals by weaving a sampler on a four-harness floor or table loom. Weaving 2 students choose from traditional or contemporary designs to weave on a four- or eight-harness floor loom.

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Ceramics for Veterans - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost Free
  • 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. Free for veterans with approved applications.

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Painting with Bert Seabourn - Tuesday Evenings

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26, 2019
  • Cost $175
  • Location Fairgrounds
  • Instructor / Presenter Bert Seabourn

This salon-style session provides participants with an opportunity to paint alongside Bert Seabourn in the studio. In this unstructured course, participants will be inspired by the artistic practice of Bert Seabourn and respond to creative challenges in the studio.

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Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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