See inside Oklahoma’s next great cultural center. You can make FREE reservations to visit Oklahoma Contemporary and see John Newsom: Nature's Course and Off the Wall, the exhibitions currently on view, below.
Timed tickets available through May 29. Starting June 1, timed tickets are no longer required. Admission is always free — walk in any time the galleries are open.
Want a weekend Public Tour? Save your free spot here.
Masks are now optional for all visitors. Anyone who would prefer to wear a mask is, of course, welcome to do so. Learn more here.
Learn more about the artists and works you'll see in our Exhibitions section.
Things to know before you arrive:
- Plan a ~60-minute experience, including visits to the second- and third-floor galleries and performance spaces.
- Free parking is available onsite.
- Admission is always FREE.
Because all counties in the Oklahoma City metro area rank in the “low” COVID-19 community level, masks are now optional for all visitors. Anyone who would prefer to wear a mask is, of course, welcome to do so. Free masks are available upon request.
We will continually sanitize the building, with special attention to high-touch areas, for your safety.
- We are regularly monitoring public-health data and will contact you if these events need to adapt to respond to changing conditions.
- Additional safety protocols are supported, in part, by the by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries via the Library Services and Technology Act grant. Read more about our COVID protocols here.
Images: Installation view of John Newsom: Nature's Course, featuring Rouge Arena (2014), Homecoming (2021), Summer Swarm (2002) and State of the Union (2003-04). Sarah Ahmad, Jaali: "Only from the heart can you touch the sky." (Rumi) (detail), 2022. Photo by Ann Sherman.