Oklahoma Contemporary

Installation view of ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer

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2023 Press Coverage

Find our 2023 highlights below. You can also see coverage of the numerous programs and exhibitions that took place in 2022. Or check out coverage from 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and awards.

Descendants of the Black 1000: Flight from Oklahoma Black Towns to Canada

“Descendants of the Black 1000” Opens at Oklahoma Contemporary
405 Magazine

Oklahoma Contemporary to Open New Exhibit Highlighting Black Migration to Canada
News 9

Oklahoma Contemporary Welcomes Works by Canadian Artists Tracing Black Communities Over Time

ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer

'Reservation Dogs' co-creator Sterlin Harjo to receive OKC honor at 'ArtNow' Focus Awards
The Oklahoman

Errant Spirits: ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer at Oklahoma Contemporary

Oklahoma Today

Charting Course

Oklahoma Contemporary brings 13 artists together for 2023’s ArtNow exhibit

OK Contemporary spotlights local art with 'The Soul Is a Wanderer'
Oklahoma City Free Press

Oklahoma Contemporary exhibit draws on poetry of Harjo
The Journal Record

Home1947: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

OK programs receive funding to "highlight underrepresented stories"

La ofrenda para los olvidados / The Altar for the Forgotten

Consulado de México y el Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Exhibiran Ofrenda del Día de Muertos
El Latino American

Eva Schlegel: Multiple Voices

European artist creates architectonic sculpture specifically for Oklahoma Contemporary

Austrian artist brings 'Multiple Voices' to downtown OKC with shiny architectural sculpture
The Oklahoman

European Artist Eva Schlegel Creates First United States Public Artwork called Multiple Voices August 31st at Campbell Art Park
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

On the Town: Oklahoma Contemporary to unveil 'Muliple Voices'
The Journal Record

Patterns of Knowing

'Patterns of Knowing' Brings Indigenous Art, Culture to Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Contemporary Gallery: The ~20 works in Patterns of Knowing, opening May 18, reflects the relationship between art and cultural insight
Fine Art Magazine Blog

The Art of Food

Bread, Pastrami and Cocktails: Museum Shows Focus on Food
The New York Times

Bread, pastrami and cocktails: Museum shows focus on food

8 tasty highlights of OKC's 'The Art of Food,' with Andy Warhol, Ed Ruscha and more
The Oklahoman

Bring your appetite
Oklahoma Gazette

The Art of Food in Oklahoma Today
Oklahoma Today

'The Art of Food' – a sensory smorgasbord that won't add an ounce
The Norman Transcript

OK Contemporary’s ‘The Art of Food’ a feast for the eyes
Oklahoma City Free Press

The Art of Food
Uncovering Oklahoma

Let’s Eat! Experience food as art at Oklahoma Contemporary
MetroFamily Magazine

The Art of Food at Oklahoma Contemporary

Feast Your Eyes on the Art of Food
The Lost Ogle

Literally Letty

On the Town: Art of the meal on exhibit at Oklahoma Contemporary
The Journal Record


Oklahoma City Thunder

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Gives Back Through Art and Fashion

Oklahoma City Repertory Theater

From a Brony comedy to an outdoor audio tour, OKC Repertory Theater launches new season
The Oklahoman

OKC Repertory Theater presents imaginative 'The Antelope Party'
Oklahoma City Free Press

Oklahoma City Repertory Theater Sets 2023-24 Season Featuring Four Oklahoma Premieres & More
Broadway World

A Tony-nominated actor is making directorial debut in OKC with 'Moonlight' writer's play
The Oklahoman

An OKC theater is producing a strange new play, here's what you should know about 'Superstitions'
The Oklahoman

Direct from NYC, one-man show 'Otto Frank' brings story of Anne Frank's father to OKC
The Oklahoman


Kendall Ross Gets Personal with Her Colorful Sweaters Embedded with Stories

Amber Layne: Following the Creative Thread
Edmond Outlook

5 Awe-inspiring Summer Camps
MetroFamily Magazine

Amped Up Summer Camps
MetroFamily Magazine

Get to Know Oklahoma Contemporary

Closing Thoughts: Jeremiah Matthew Davis
Oklahoma Magazine

A Texan's Summer Art Pilgrimage — 7 Must-See Destinations Just a Day’s Drive Away
Paper City

Oklahoma is getting more than $1M in NEA grant money. Find out which arts groups benefit
The Oklahoman

Humanities grants awarded to state programs
The Journal Record

Rand Elliott Architects Illuminates Oklahoma City Through Design

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Rand Elliott Architects

Oklahoma City

Best-value cities in the US
The Times

Downtown in December Holiday Events
MetroFamily Magazine

You Are Here: Oklahoma City
Inside Hook

The 35 Best Things To Do in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Southern Living

These Are 10 Of The Cheapest Places To Vacation In The U.S.
The Travel

Editor's Picks: Best places to take out-of-towners
MetroFamily Magazine

Discover the electric vibe of Automobile Alley: Your ultimate guide to a weekend adventure

OKC spring break guide: Free activities, day trips and shows for families, kids and teens
The Oklahoman

Editor's Picks: Best places to take out-of-towners
MetroFamily Magazine

Take the Family Wellness Challenge as you explore the metro this spring
MetroFamily Magazine

Winter joys
Oklahoma Gazette

A Day in Automobile Alley

Installation view of ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer. Photo: Ann Sherman.


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