Oklahoma Contemporary
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Upcoming Programs

Hiram Constantino

Oct. 15 | 1-2 p.m.
Artist in the Community | Hiram Constantino

Capitol Hill Library | 327 SW 27th Street

Work with an internationally recognized artist, currently on view at Oklahoma Contemporary in La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara. Mixed-media artist Hiram Constantino will share his story and studio practices, as well as discuss his experience as Oklahoma Contemporary’s artist in residence. He will also lead a special art making activity with participants.

On the left, a Black person in a car leads a horse. On the right, a Black person dressed in their Sunday best.

Oct. 16 | 2-3:30 p.m.
Community Conversations: In Close Proximity

Community Conversations: In Close Proximity brings together scholars, artists and community organizers to discuss the interwoven and fractured relationships across socioeconomic and racial lines between neighboring peoples in Oklahoma. This intimate gathering is meant as a space to share food, stories and insights into what binds and divides us.

Art of Beer 2022

Oct. 22 | 12-6 p.m.
Art of Beer

Join us for this free, family-friendly event, celebrating art, brewing and community with our Automobile Alley friends. Make art, enjoy live music and food trucks, play games and purchase beer from local Auto Alley breweries including Prairie Artisan Ales, Twisted Spike Brewing Company, Vanessa House Beer Co. and Skydance Brewing. Attendees must provide proof of age to purchase beer during the event.

A Black person stands on a snow-covered hill surrounded by pine trees with their back to the camera.  Words floating across the trees read "suspect," "they," "being," "black," "is" and "free."

Nov. 3 | 6 p.m.
Opening Reception and Artist Talk | Fugitive Speech

Join us for the opening of Fugitive Speech followed by an artist talk. Featuring seven artworks by three artists — Emily M. Chase, JJJJJerome Ellis and Anita Fields — Fugitive Speech explores acts of personal testimony in the face of social, cultural and historical odds.

Nov. 10-20
The Great Leap

When an American basketball team travels to Beijing for a “friendship” in the post-Cultural Revolution 1980s, both countries try to tease out the politics of this newly popular sport. Driven by rapid-fire dialogue, this perceptive new play explores the cultural and political risks of raising your voice and standing your ground. Presented in partnership with OKC Rep.

Nov. 26 | 12-5 p.m.
Free Art Kits and Family Gallery Tours

Need to get up and moving after all that turkey? Grab your crew and join us on Saturday, Nov. 26 for free and interactive guided family tours of the exhibition La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara. Tours will be available at 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. After stuffing your head with knowledge, pick up an exhibition-inspired free family art kit from the front desk to take home and continue the fun!

For box office support, email boxoffice@okcontemp.org or call 405 951 0000 during business hours.


September Dawn Bottoms, I See You, Boley, 2019-2022. Digital print.

JJJJJerome Ellis, Impediment is Information, 2021. Video still.


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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