Oklahoma Contemporary
Ed Ruscha, Don't Nod
A couple wearing masks looks at a large painting of mountains overlaid with the words "DON'T NOD"

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A painting of a Black man in glasses and a blue shirt holding a small child
Kernel of Eternity (2018) by Ebony Iman Dallas, in We Believed in the Sun
A drawing of a large, serif letter "E," with the bottom portion filled with a newspaper masthead that says "Oklahoma COMIC"
Oklahoma-E (1962) by Ed Ruscha

See inside Oklahoma’s next great cultural center. Make your reservation to visit Oklahoma Contemporary and see Ed Ruscha: OKLA and We Believed in the Sun, the exhibitions currently on view, below.

We invite you to visit us safely, as you are comfortable. Masks are mandatory at Oklahoma Contemporary, for visitors as well as staff. We’re greatly limiting access to the building by using timed tickets -- no more than five people in the galleries every 15 minutes. We’ve also developed stringent protocols for sanitation, capacity and social distancing that will allow our guests to safely explore the space while enjoying the art. Learn more here.

Reserve your limited access timed tickets -- up to two weeks in advance -- below. Want a weekend Guided Tour? Save your free spot here.

In addition to Ed Ruscha: OKLA and We Believed in the Sun, you can visit Julian Opie's Faime Walking, in our Sculpture Garden, as well as explore our new home. Learn more about the artists and works you'll see in our Exhibitions section.

A man wearing a face mask and a black shirt with brightly colored lines stands in white gallery with numerous frames works

Things to know before you arrive:

Tabitha Austin and Raymond Antrobus visit Ed Ruscha: OKLA. Don’t Nod, 2002. © Ed Ruscha. Photo: Shevaun Williams.

Ed Ruscha, Oklahoma-E, 1962. 17 x 14 in. UBS Art Collection © Ed Ruscha. Photo courtesy the artist and Gagosian.

Ebony Iman Dallas, Kernel of Eternity, 2018. Acrylic and gold leaf on canvas. 30 x 24 in. © Ebony Iman Dallas. Photo courtesy the artist.

Musician Jahruba Lambeth in the Learning Gallery.


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.

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

Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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