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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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Off the Wall

  • When Feb. 17-June 20, 2022
  • Cost free
  • Location Mary LeFlore Clements Oklahoma Gallery
  • Age Requirements all ages

Off the Wall features three Oklahoma-based artists — Sarah Ahmad, Romy Owens and Marium Rana — who create large-scale works that come in unexpected forms using techniques that range from sewing and quilting to the intricate application of paint and the exploration of cutting-edge technology.

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John Newsom: Nature's Course

  • When March 24-Aug. 15, 2022
  • Cost free
  • Location Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main Gallery
  • Age Requirements all ages

In spring 2022, Oklahoma Contemporary will present John Newsom: Nature’s Course, a mid-career retrospective, featuring 31 Newsom paintings from the last 20 years.

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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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Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics - Saturday

  • When 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, April 16 - June 4, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jordi Lister
  • 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.

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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.

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Eight-Week Class | Creative Foundations for Veterans

  • When 1-3:30 p.m. Sundays, April 24 - June 12, 2022
  • Cost free
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements 18+

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

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Four-Week Class | Epic Embroidery: Big Visions and Tiny Stitches

  • When 2-5 p.m. Saturdays, May 14 - June 4, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Darci Lenker
  • Age Requirements 18+

Transform drawings, photographs or even famous artworks into miniature and amazing embroidery. No experience necessary!

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Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 1 - Saturday

  • When 2:30-5 p.m. Saturdays, April 16 - June 4, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 18+

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. Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

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Four-Week Class | Kick-start Your Creativity

  • When 3-5 p.m. Saturdays, May 14 - June 4, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Jacob Frost
  • Age Requirements 16+

Creativity isn’t a mystery; it is a way of thinking available to anyone! Feel empowered and take ownership of your creative process. This supportive and interdisciplinary course works no matter what media you work in! All are welcome!

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Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics - Sunday

  • When 2-4:30 p.m. Sundays, April 17 - June 12 (no class on May 8)
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter David Morrison and Marissa Childers
  • 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.

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Camp | Back to Nature

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Inspired by our current exhibition John Newsom: Nature’s Course, create playful and colorful animal and nature art pieces. Learn about a different animal habitat each day while making artwork using watercolors, pastels, collage and more. Get back to nature in this animal art adventure!

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Camp | Mashup Masterpieces powered by Google

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Rachel Lynch
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

Start the summer off right with a camp that will get your creative wheels turning! From yarn and paper mache to paint and wire, this camp will mash up multiple art forms to create cohesive pieces. At week’s end, take home several artworks that show off your new mad mashup skills.

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Camp | Masking-Tape Mural: Color Edition

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Jessica Petrus
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

Back by popular demand! Take the art of line to the next level in this collaborative mural camp. Explore how to turn small ideas into massive projects by designing and installing a giant colorful masking-tape mural that will be created and displayed in the Education Wing Gallery.

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Camp | Clay Kids

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

Explore the dynamic world of contemporary ceramics. Practice throwing clay on a pottery wheel plus learn hand building and glazing processes. Practice different ways to express personal creativity through surface design, texture and color.

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Camp | Skateboard Design and Creation

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Gabriel Friedman
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

This camp will focus on the creative side of skateboarding culture. Design your own custom skateboard shape; sketch and paint a unique graphic design; create skating zines; and learn how it all comes together by assembling and adding hardware and wheels.

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Eight-Week Class | Hand Building 1 - Monday

  • When 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 11 - June 6 (no class on May 30)
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liz Parham
  • Age Requirements 18+

Create sculptural forms and functional vessels while increasing your knowledge about glazes and firing techniques. Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

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Eight-Week Class | Make a Rug! The Basics of Woven Rugs and Rag Rugs

  • When 6-9 p.m. Mondays, April 11 - June 6 (no class on May 30)
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amy Young
  • Age Requirements 16+

Put something handmade under your feet. This introductory class is perfect for anyone interested in functional art, craft and fibers. Learn the basics of rug making, tapestry and floor loom weaving.

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Eight-Week Class | Intermediate Watercolor

  • When 6-8 p.m. Mondays, April 11 - June 6 (no class on May 30)
  • Cost $195
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements 18+

Expand your watercolor skills. This intermediate class explores new stylistic techniques and encourages conceptual development. If you loved Watercolor Fundamentals, this is the next class for you! Prerequisite: Watercolor Fundamentals.

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Eight-Week Class | Drawing Fundamentals

  • When 6-8 p.m. Mondays, April 11 - June 6 (no class on May 30)
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chris Brizzard
  • Age Requirements 18+

Join this fun and supportive class to learn basic drawing principles, such as shape, proportion, blocking in forms and depicting light and shadow. If you start the class not knowing how to draw, you will end the class drawing from life!

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Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 1 - Monday

  • When 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays, April 11 - June 6 (no class on May 30)
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter David Stevens
  • Age Requirements 18+

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. Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

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Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Ceramics - Tuesday

  • When 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 12 - May 31, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chrystal O'Boyle
  • 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.

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Four-Week Class | Cloud Painting

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, May 10-31, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location The Studios | Leigh Ann and Paul Albers Outdoor Studio and Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements 16+

Inspired by the clouds in artist Jenny Elton’s work, this class introduces the joy of painting en plein air. Each class begins with short demonstrations on cloud-painting techniques, followed by supported painting time. No experience necessary.

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Four-Week Class | Small Art Quilts

  • When 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, May 10-31, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Rachel Denbow
  • Age Requirements 16+

Work with fiber artist Rachel Denbow to experiment with color, texture, fabric, repurposed textiles and stitching techniques. Create small art quilts that can be framed, hung, or incorporated into larger fiber projects.

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Eight-Week Class | Introduction to Jewelry Making and Metalsmithing

  • When 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, April 12 - May 31, 2022
  • Cost $295
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Taylor Martin
  • 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.

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Four-Week Class | Ceramics Special Topics: Old School Surface Decoration

  • When 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, May 10-31, 2022
  • Cost $150
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio and Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan

A partner class to New School Surface Decoration. Learn old-school decorating techniques like slip trailing, mishima, sgraffito, wax-resist inlay and an image-transfer process that’s similar to applying a temporary tattoo onto red clay.

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Eight-Week Class | Hand Building 1 - Wednesday

  • When 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 13 - June 1, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chrystal O'Boyle
  • Age Requirements 18+

Create sculptural forms and functional vessels while increasing your knowledge about glazes and firing techniques. Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

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Eight-Week Class | Animal Sculpting Basics

  • When 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, April 13 - June 1, 2022
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Claire Holloway
  • Age Requirements 16+

Calling all animal lovers! Learn the basics of sculpting animals in oil clay.

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Four-Week Class | Crochet Stuffed Toys

  • When 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, May 11 - June 1, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Rachel Lynch
  • Age Requirements 16+

Learn to crochet small stuffed yarn toys! No crochet experience is necessary.

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Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 1 - Wednesday

  • When 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 13 - June 1, 2022
  • Cost $225
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Joe Cox
  • Age Requirements 18+

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. Prerequisite: Introduction to Ceramics.

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Eight-Week Class | Sewing Fundamentals Expanded

  • When 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, April 13 - June 1, 2022
  • Cost $285
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts 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.

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YIELD: Final Performance

  • When 6-7 p.m. May 26
  • Cost free
  • Location Sculpture Garden
  • Instructor / Presenter SPARK! Creative Lab
  • Age Requirements all ages

Told through dance, music, theater and visual art, the final performance builds on six workshops, the collaborative poem and multidisciplinary responses layered with individual disciplines.

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Four-Week Class | Make Your Own Books!

  • When 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, May 12 - June 2, 2022
  • Cost $125
  • Location The Studios | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Sylvie Mayer
  • Age Requirements 16+

Prerequisites: Beginners welcome! No experience necessary.
Make fantastic blank books to use or give as gifts! This class is perfect for illustrators, scrapbookers, journalers, writers, sculptors or anyone who uses and loves books.

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Eight-Week Class | Wheel Throwing 2 - Thursday

  • When 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 14 - June 2, 2022
  • 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. Make advanced forms, such as lidded and pouring vessels and experiment with surface adornment techniques and various methods of creating texture. Prerequisite: Wheel Throwing 1.

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Eight-Week Class | Sewing Fundamentals

  • When 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, April 14 - June 2, 2022
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios | Josie Eresch Fiber Arts Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amber Layne
  • Age Requirements 16+

Are you new to sewing, haven’t sewn in a while, afraid of your machine, or want to build a stronger foundation in your sewing knowledge? This is the class for you. It’s also perfect if you want a refresher on the basics of machine sewing.

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Eight-Week Class | Creative Writing: How to Begin

  • When 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, April 14 - June 9 (no class on April 28)
  • Cost $195
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Doug Paulsen
  • Age Requirements 16+

Fear the blank page no more! This supportive course helps writers of all levels find their voice. A great way to begin writing fiction or memoir.

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Camp (four-day week) | Shadow Studio powered by Google

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Summers
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Take shadows to the next level! Learn about shadow puppetry and work with fellow campers to create an original story that will be played out by you and projected on the studio walls. On Friday, you’ll perform your collaborative shadow show for family and friends at the Camp Contemporary Showcase. 

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Camp (four-day week) | Are You Surreal? 

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jessica Petrus 
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

It’s going to get surreal in this camp! Learn about the history of surrealism along with contemporary artist practices while creating a large-scale collage self-portrait. This exciting week will get your head spinning with new artistic skills and mind-bending art concepts.

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Camp (four-day week) | DJ Camp

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Tony Tee
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

Learn the basics of DJing, including equipment setups, DJ etiquette and how DJing fits in hip-hop culture. Practice DJing on state-of-the-art equipment taught by local industry leaders and artists. On Friday, show off your new skills during the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

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Camp (four-day week) | Collab-Collage Studio

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Chris & Kyndal
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

Start off with an inspiring guided tour of the Off the Wall exhibition led by an Oklahoma Contemporary staff member. In the studio, make an individual collage as well as work with fellow campers to build a giant collaborative collage work out of fiber, cardboard, paint and recycled materials.

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Camp (four-day week) | Galaxy Art Adventure

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Eisha Ashley
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Shine bright and explore a universe of art possibilities! While learning about contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Room installations, create a bright and bold universe of your own using lights, paint, paper, yarn and more.

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Thursday Night Workshop | Dungeons & Dragons Homebrew Workshop

  • When 7-9 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2022
  • Cost $40
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Jacob Frost
  • Age Requirements 21+

Join game master Jacob Frost to explore D&D “homebrew.” Create additions like a single item or spell that will alter your game, or significantly expand the game by revamping an entire set of rules.

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Workshop | Date Night on the Wheel

  • When 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2022
  • Cost $140 per couple
  • Location The Studios | Lynda and Chuck Nelson Wheel Throwing Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chrystal O'Boyle
  • Age Requirements 21+

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, reenact your favorite pottery scenes from the movie Ghost without the inconvenience of your significant other getting murdered. You and your companion will have a great time learning to use the potter’s wheel and making a small bowl. No experience necessary!

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Workshop | Raku Workshop

  • When 12:30-3 p.m. Sunday, June 5 &12, 2022
  • Cost $75
  • Location The Studios | Leigh Ann and Paul Albers Outdoor Studio and Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements 18+

Join us for a two-day, hands-on workshop as we dive into the topic of Raku ceramics. Together, we'll explore traditional Japanese Raku as it relates to religious and cultural practices and its later expression among American ceramicists in the mid-1900s.

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Camp | Branch Out: Costume Design

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Dayna Brown
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

Taking inspiration from our natural world, you’ll build a unique costume focusing on trees, leaves and plants. Learn hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern building, proper fabric selection and style techniques.

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Camp | Digital Character Drawing powered by Google

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Justin Stier
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

Go digital and expand your artistic abilities in this exciting and contemporary medium! Experience digital drawing on iPad Pros while learning how to create and design well-developed characters. The week will wrap up with your final character being printed, matted and ready to be displayed at home.

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Camp | Into the Wild

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Katelynn Noel Knick
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Jump into a world of wild creatures and fantastic forests! Young artists will make their own paper mache creatures and work together to create colorful and elaborate habits using paint, paper, recycled materials and more.

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Camp | Contemporary Tales

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Erica Tschida
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9 

Collaborate with fellow campers to create a play! Learn performance tactics, character creation and analysis, and set and prop design as well as scenery construction. On Friday, perform your original play for family and friends during the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

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Camp | Ceramic Furry Friends

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chrystal O’Boyle
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

Clay, fiber and animals — what could be better? This camp will combine ceramics and fiber arts while taking inspiration from the exhibition on view, John Newsom: Nature’s Course. At week’s end, take home several finished pieces that will highlight your newly gained artistic skills.

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illume by RACE Dance Collective

  • When 8-9:30 p.m., June 10 and 11
  • Cost $40
  • Location Te Ata Theater
  • Age Requirements All Ages

Join RACE Dance Collective for illume, a multi-genre dance experience about various aspects of humanhood. The program is comprised of three sections exploring the five stages of grief, our personal philosophies or belief systems and our ability to be protectors of joy.

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Camp | Mixed Media Jewelry Design

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Amanda Fryar
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9

Find inspiration from contemporary jewelry designers as you learn various jewelry-making techniques! You’ll create wearable artworks with a variety of materials, including polymer clay, paper, wire, fiber and more.

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Camp | 3-D Digital Sculpting powered by Google

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Sophia Post
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

It’s clay sculpting, but without the mess! In this exciting camp, you’ll learn and practice 3-D digital sculpting using state-of-the-art equipment and iPad Pros. Campers will design, edit and add details to their own original animated characters.

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Camp | ROCK Camp

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $265
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jacob Frost
  • Age Requirements ages 10-12

Unleash your inner rock star! In this camp, explore the diverse landscape of modern rock, pop and folk music as well as learn to jam on your own. There will be a variety of instruments to play including drums, guitars, keyboards, and more.

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Camp | ABCs of Clay

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Let's learn about clay! This camp will focus on the fundamentals of ceramics, including coil building, simple mold making and glazing. Inspired by contemporary ceramic artist Sam Harvey, you will explore the beautiful world of ceramics and take home several colorful clay pieces to proudly display.

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Camp | Monster Makers

  • When 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Kelly Smith
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6

Monsters are taking over the studios! Four arms, oversized eyes, kooky colors — these monsters will grow directly from your imagination. Create fun and silly 2-D and 3-D monsters using a wide variety of art materials all while singing, reading and playing with fellow little art camp monsters.

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Sanctuary Redefined: We Shall Own Our Legacy

  • When 8-9 p.m. June 16
  • Cost Free, no reservations required
  • Location Campbell Art Park
  • Age Requirements All Ages

Presented by OKC Artists for Justice in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary, Sanctuary Redefined: We Shall Own Our Legacy presents a perspective of Black women through poetry, movement, music and song. The performance is inspired by and uses Chakaia Booker's Shaved Portions as a backdrop.

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Workshop | Ceramic Whiskey Set

  • When 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Cost $65
  • Location The Studios | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Marissa Childers
  • Age Requirements 18+

Grab your favorite father figure(s) and dad equivalents and hang out on Father’s Day making a custom ceramic whiskey set. No experience necessary! You will learn basic ceramic hand building skills and create a cool bottle and two sipping cups.

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