Oklahoma Contemporary
A silver building with a colorfully lit balcony full of people

ArtNow 2023

A totem pole topped with a pelican next to two Route 66 flags
Yatika Starr Fields, Go West Young Man

ArtNow: Party with a Purpose
Thursday, June 22

The exhibition ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer provides a snapshot of the visual arts created in Oklahoma today. The ArtNow party, which guests can experience in three different ways, brings together tastemakers and trendsetters for an exciting evening of art, cocktails and special performances supporting our mission. Learn more about each version below.

Party with a Purpose | 6-9 p.m.
General admission: $100
VIP: $250

7 p.m. performance | Dust to Dirge: An Earth Elegy | Ashanti Chaplin and Gabriel Royal
Open bar | passed hors d'oeuvres | cocktail attire encouraged | ages 21+
Includes entry to Late Night

ArtNow: Late Night on the Terrace | 9-11 p.m.
Admission: $40
Hosted by The Garde
Beer and wine | light bites | dancing | cocktail attire encouraged | ages 21+

Ticket proceeds help keep exhibitions at Oklahoma Contemporary free of charge, year-round.

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ArtNow 2023 Committee

Merrick Coe Fitzgerald, Chair
Annie Bohanon, Honorary Chair
Jordan Ballard
Emily Fiaccone
Megan Fleischfresser
Aimee Harlow
Eli Hellman
Marshall Homra
Kate Howell
Maggie Humphreys
Emmi Kobs
Mollie McCurdy
Kindt Meyers
Whitney Rainbolt
Melissa Scaramucci
Emma Sherman
Jordan Von Netzer

ArtNow is supported by George Records, Richard and Glenna Tanenbaum, The Kanady Family, the Gaylord Foundation, Annie Bohanon, the Chickasaw Nation, Velocigo, Love’s Travel Stops, Flogistix, BancFirst / BancFirst Trust, Ad Astra, Scott Fischer, Joan S. Maguire, Margaret Freede, Kirkpatrick Oil Company, the Merrick Foundation, Delaware Resource Group, the Shirley and Bankhead Families, Miles and Molly Tolbert, Volunteer Capital LLC, G. David Neff and Suzanne Peck, Eli and Leslie Hellman, HumanKind Hospitality, NBC Oklahoma, Ryan Coe, Anonymous, Jane Harlow, Jordan von Netzer, Lissa and John Blaschke, HSE Architects, David and Aimee Harlow, B.C. Clark Jewelers, Pam and Bill Shdeed, Artform, United Mechanical, Billie Thrash, Lou C. Kerr/The Kerr Foundation Inc., Cliff and Leslie Hudson, Robin and Brad Kreiger, Tinker Federal Credit Union, Virginia A. Meade, Amy Kirby, The Medallion Group, Jennifer and Dale Thurman, Lingo Construction, Charles L. Oppenheim, Mark and Julie Beffort, Wander Folk Spirits and LALO Tequila.


The North Terrace. Photo: AJ Stegall.

Yatika Starr Fields, Go West Young Man, 2023. Video. Interview of Lisa Snell by Fields; visuals along Route 66 edited by Patrick McNicholas. © Yatika Starr Fields. Image courtesy of the artist


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