Oklahoma Contemporary
Installation view of Nature's Course
Three vibrant paintings hang in a gallery. From left to right, they depict a tiger, a bison and bees.

2022 Press Coverage

Find our most recent news highlights below. You can also see coverage of the numerous programs and exhibitions that took place in 2021. Or check out coverage from 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015.

John Newsom: Nature's Course

Naturalist Painter John Newsom Blends Stunning Wildlife with Abstract Settings in 'Nature's Course'

New Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Presents John Newsom
Global Traveler

Spotlight | John Newsom: Nature's Course

On the Town: Oklahoma Contemporary exhibit definitely worth a visit
The Journal Record

Course of art
Oklahoma Gazette

Painter John Newsom "Nature's Course" Museum Tour - Killah Priest LIVE Podcraft
Killah Priest Podcast

Nature's Course: An Interview with John Newsom (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5)
The Trops

Nature's Course Learning Gallery with John Newsom
Uncovering Oklahoma

Go eye to eye with a bison or a big cat in new exhibition
The Oklahoma 100

NBC Artist Series Spotlight: John Newsom
NBC Oklahoma

Oklahoma ‘Homecoming’ for Artist John Newsom
405 Magazine

Oils spark thoughts of mortality, nature and the future in Oklahoma Contemporary show
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma News Report - Live

April Art Minute
Gallery America

John Newsom: Nature's Course
Mutual Art

On the Town: Oklahoma Contemporary to Showcase 'Nature's Course'
The Journal Record

Wonderful programs help others
Enid News & Eagle

Get to Know Oklahoma Contemporary

Folding Light in Oklahoma City
The Wall Street Journal

Art House: The Inspiring Architecture of Art Studios

Top Destinations For Your Next Trip to Oklahoma City
The Bend Magazine

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center hosting unique exhibits
The Norman Transcript

Off the Wall

An Oklahoma gallery invited 3 artists to make 'Off the Wall' work — here's what they did
The Oklahoman

Walls play important roles in new Oklahoma Contemporary show
The Oklahoman

Go Off the Wall at Oklahoma Contemporary
405 Magazine

Oklahoma City

This Former Flyover City Is Having a Serious Cultural and Culinary Renaissance

A good time is automatic in Automobile Alley


SPARK! Creative Lab

"Creativity Belongs to All of Us": An Interview with SPARK!'s Nicole Poole and Jessica Ray
Make Oklahoma Weirder

Sparking creativity
Oklahoma Gazette

Art connects us, restores us, and gives us skills and inspiration to move forward
MetroFamily Magazine

Oklahoma City Repertory Theater

Storytellers James & JJJJJerome will let three objects determine their OKC show
The Oklahoman

Wild Tales
Oklahoma Gazette

American Theatre | OKC Rep's Kelly Kerwin: Program Locally, Present Internationally
Black Hot Fire Network

Ever forward
Oklahoma Gazette

Inua Ellams brings 'Evening with an Immigrant' to OKC for delightful Oklahoma debut
Spend 'An Evening with an Immigrant': 5 questions with Inua Ellams ahead of his OKC debut
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Repertory Theater announces Reboot Season for Spring 2022
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

OKC Rep Announces ‘Reboot’ Spring Season
OKC Friday

New leader helps OKC theater emerge from pandemic with ‘Reboot Season’
Oogle Tickets

The Immigrant Song: Inua Ellams and His Long Journey to OKC Rep

The Lost Ogle

Oklahoma Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

5 OKC Date Night Ideas This Month
Metro Family Magazine

Painted Sky Opera

Painted Sky Opera Summer Schedule Has Arrived
The Oklahoma Post

Chakaia Booker: Shaved Portions

Chakaia Booker: Shaved Portions at Oklahoma Contemporary
Mutual Art

Maren Hassinger: Nature, Sweet Nature

Maren Hassinger: Nature, Sweet Nature at Oklahoma Contemporary

Family Fun

Discover OKC on a family Scavenger Hunt!
MetroFamily Magazine

Visit OKC launches free digital passport for top attractions
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

4 unique opportunities to learn creatively in OKC
MetroFamily Magazine

Making, learning, sharing – Makerspaces in the metro
MetroFamily Magazine

Studio School

2022 Emerging Artist: Marissa Childers
Ceramics Monthly

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Bucket List Road: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center: "magnificent Open World exhibit"
Oklahoma Today

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art
at Oklahoma Contemporary


We went to Open World: a Video Game Art Exhibition at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Ultimate 22 for 2022 Family Bucket List

Metro Family Magazine

See all exhibition coverage for 2021 and 2022


Big changes in OKC arts sector as new leaders coming to ballet, arts center and more
Longtime Oklahoma City arts leader retiring

The Oklahoman

Jeremiah Matthew Davis tapped as new Oklahoma Contemporary director

The City Sentinel

Davis Named Director of Oklahoma Contemporary

On the Town: Oklahoma Contemporary sustains great leadership
The Journal Record

Oklahoma Contemporary Names Davis Director

Honors and Awards

ULI Oklahoma | 8th Annual Impact Awards | LARGE SCALE DEVELOPMENT | May 12, 2022
ULI Oklahoma

OKCITYAN OF THE YEAR: Chris Keesee Honors Family Legacy While Looking To The Future
OKC Friday

Davis, Harding Top MPYP Readers' Choice Balloting
OKC Friday

OKC's Most Powerful Young Professionals: Power Shifts As Chamber Exec Remains No. 1
OKC Friday


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