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Dancers in black pants and white shirts leap from a patterned path in a green park with a silver building in the background

Upcoming Programs

Two dark figures in white shifts play checkers in a sandstone-colored room with bright art on the walls and a tree outside

July 14
Destination Oklahoma Opening and Artist Talk
6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. talk | Mary LeFlore Clements Oklahoma Gallery and Te Ata Theater
Free | no reservations required

Join us for an opening reception for Destination Oklahoma followed by an informal artist talk with September Dawn Bottoms, Ghazal Ghazi, Skip Hill, America Meredith, Đan Lynh Phạm and guest co-curator Liz Blood. Moderated by exhibition curator Pablo Barrera, the audience is invited to participate in a conversation about cultural hybridity and other themes featured in the third-floor exhibition.

Two arms loosely surround a toaster with dice and a mic atop it

July 28
Experimental Music Oklahoma
7-8 p.m. | Christian Keesee Founders Hall
Free | no reservations required

Enjoy an evening of experimental music composed by Zachary Daniels for a small ensemble of performers presenting music from a variety of acoustic and electronic instruments, the human voice and found sound objects. The work ranges from a piece that incorporates the sounds of a toaster to the world premiere of F, Make It Sharp (inspired by previously on-view exhibition Abstract Remix) and a DJ set.

A black car suspended vertically over a dark pool of water with a beige building in the background

Aug. 4
Breve historia del tiempo
6-8 p.m. | Campbell Art Park

Join us for the opening reception of Breve historia del tiempo, a monumental outdoor sculpture from Guadalajara’s Gonzálo Lebrija. Breve historia del tiempo, which will stand in Campbell Art Park at the top of Automobile Alley, is a 1968 Chevrolet Malibu that appears to be suspended vertically over a pool of water. It’s presented as part of La casa que nos inventamos: Contemporary Art From Guadalajara, which opens at Oklahoma Contemporary on Sept. 22.


Skip Hill, Checkers, 2006. Acrylic paint on canvas. 28 x 30 in. Image courtesy of the artist.

Composer Zachary Daniels will use a toaster, dice and more to create experimental music.

Gonzálo Lebrija, Breve historia del tiempo, 2020. Chevrolet Malibu, dyed water, receptacle. Dimensions variable. Photo: Fernando Marroquín T. Courtesy Colección Jumex.


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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