Fall Arts Preview

Whether you’re looking for art shows, local theater, Broadway performances or live concerts, Oklahoma has plenty to offer you for the 2017-2018 season.

1. The West Comes Alive

Art by Kay Walkingstick courtesy Gilcrease

Celebrate the American West at Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum this season, which houses several new exhibitions highlighting one of the most colorful parts of Oklahoma’s past and present: the history, culture and art of Native Americans.

“In late August, we open After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation, which will tell the fascinating story of the resilience of the Cherokee people in the face of extreme adversity, and the rebirth of the Cherokee Nation,” says Melani Hamilton, communications manager at the museum. “That exhibition will give historical context and set the stage beautifully for Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist.”

This exhibition, which opens Oct. 6, is organized by the American Federation of the Arts and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, showcasing the works of WalkingStick, a contemporary Cherokee artist.

February brings the art of Norman Rockwell to the forefront in a new light.

“This show is a different twist on the typical Norman Rockwell exhibits; it couples the photographs he used as studies side-by-side with his finished illustrations,” Hamilton says.

For details on exhibitions, visit gilcrease.org.

2. Broadway Bonanza
Celebrity Attractions

Photo courtesy Celebrity Attractions

From Tony Award-winning musicals to beloved movies brought to life, everyone will find a show to enjoy in Celebrity Attractions’s 2017-2018 season. For those with a penchant for nostalgia, Finding Neverland and The Sound of Music are right up your alley. The more seasoned veterans of the theater will be happy to attend the snappy An American in Paris or hilarious A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Kristin Dotson, CEO of Celebrity Attractions, has a few shows she can’t wait for Tulsans to experience.

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder is a riot – I love that outrageous, farcical style of humor,” she says. “There is a moment at the end of Finding Neverland that is truly one of the most magical scenes I have ever witnessed on the stage. And the dancing in An American in Paris is breathtaking.”

If there’s one thing Dotson knows for sure, it’s that Tulsans love their Broadway shows.

“We have one of the most successful seasons in the country – Tulsa is definitely a Broadway town,” she says. “As a Tulsa-based, family-owned business, Celebrity Attractions is proud to be involved.”

Visit celebrityattractions.com for details on the season.

  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid
    Aug. 29-Sept. 3
  • The Bodyguard
    Sept. 26-Oct. 1
  • Beautiful, the Carole King Musical
    Nov. 28-Dec. 3
  • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
    Jan. 23-28
  • Finding Neverland
    March 6-11
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music
    April 3-8
  • An American in Paris
    June 19-24


3. Honoring Our Roots
Signature Symphony

Photo by Sean Capshaw courtesy Signature Symphony

Signature Symphony’s 39th season is all about commemorating the beloved city of Tulsa.

“This year’s theme, From the Heartland: Tulsa Music Connections, is a year-long celebration of music with Tulsa ties,” says Andres Franco, music director and conductor of the symphony. “We return to our foundation for arts and culture by celebrating Tulsa’s musical family of current and former residents and their contributions in composing and creating music.”

Along with beautifully rendered classical pieces, the symphony will have some fun with its Pops concerts.

“Vocal music takes center stage as we feature the songwriting talents of British knights Sirs Elton John, Paul McCartney and Andrew Lloyd Webber and American royalty Frank Sinatra,” Franco says. “We will also help discover Tulsa’s next generation of talent with Tulsa Sings!”

This competition presents an amazing opportunity for aspiring vocalists – finalists will have the chance to sing alongside Broadway’s Scott Coulter and other top vocalists during Tulsa Sings: 100 Years of Song, the final pops performance April 6-7. The winner will be chosen by the audience.

For more information, visit signaturesymphony.org.

4. Embrace the Cowboy Culture National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Photo courtesy National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Fall in Oklahoma City brings plenty of exciting changes to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Tara Carr, the communications coordinator, highlights some of the museum’s happenings.

“We’re opening four brand new temporary exhibitions including Vintage Black Heroes: The Chisholm Kid Exhibition; Cartoons & Comics: The Early Art of Tom Ryan; We the People: A Portrait of Early Oklahoma; and Life and Legacy: The Art of Jerome Tiger,” she says. “These temporary exhibitions offer the public an opportunity to explore and experience the West in myriad ways not previously seen at the museum.”

Carr is particularly excited to see Vintage Black Heroes for a number of reasons.

“The exhibition features comic strips from the Pittsburgh Courier’s first-ever comic insert in 1950-1954. The comic strips predated the Civil Rights Movement, the driving factor behind presenting a more realistic representation of black characters in illustrated and animated media,” she says. “I’m excited for this exhibition because it portrays a black superhero during a particularly trying time in history and tells a more broad story of the American West.”

For more information on upcoming exhibitions, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.

  • We the People: A Portrait of Early Oklahoma
    Aug. 19 – Oct. 22
  • Life and Legacy: The Art of Jerome Tiger
    Aug. 25 – May 13
  • Vintage Black Heroes: The Chisholm Kid
    Through Sept. 17
  • Cowboy Crossings Opening Weekend
    Oct. 5-7
  • Traditional Cowboy Arts Association 19th Annual Exhibition & Sale
    Oct. 7 – Jan. 7
  • Small Works, Great Wonders
    Nov. 10-26
  • Unlocking the Vault: Mysteries and Marvels of the Museum
    Feb. 9 – May 13
  • Do You See What I See? Painted Conversations by Theodore Waddell
    Feb. 9 – May 13
  • Cartoons & Comics: The Early Art of Tom Ryan
    Through April 1
  • In the Principles Office: Tom Ryan the Art Student
    April 7 – Nov. 11
  • The 46th annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale
    June 8 – Aug. 1

5. A Day at the Museum
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Photo courtesy Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Hidden away in Shawnee is one of Oklahoma’s oldest and most diverse museums, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art. Founded in 1919, the museum showcases Egyptian, Roman and Greek pieces from the Renaissance through the early 20th century, plus Native American, African/Oceanic and Eastern cultural artifacts. In its permanent collections, the museum is also home to medieval and baroque paintings, plus artifacts from Greece and Babylon. Additionally, Mabee-Gerrer features the only mummy in the state.

Along with luncheons, exhibitions and musical performances, the museum displays contemporary pieces by Oklahoma artists, proving that this museum offers up a wide array of art and entertainment for anyone looking to spend a day exploring the halls.

For more information on upcoming events, visit mgmoa.org.

  • The Art of Color
  • Through Aug. 20
  • Women’s Point of View
  • Sept. 2-Nov. 12
  • Saints and Sinners III
  • Dec. 16-Jan. 28
  • Mythical Beasts
  • Feb. 10-March 24
  • Arts Trek
  • April 14
  • Rock the Baby
  • May 12-July 1

6. The Legend of Guthrie
Woody Guthrie Center

Photo by Scott Smith courtesy Woody Guthrie Center

Through a variety of mediums, the Woody Guthrie Center strives to educate and inspire creativity with the works, songs and actions of an Oklahoma folk hero. The next year brings in exciting new events that Jerry Wofford, education and public programs manager, is thrilled to spearhead.

“One thing in particular that I’m excited about is our new songwriter series, featuring musicians unplugged in our theater, taking full advantage of the space and allowing the audience to hear straight from the source the stories and ideas our talented musicians want to share,” he says.

The series will run the third Saturday of every month at 7 p.m.

Along with other concerts, exhibitions and community events, September brings an annual award ceremony with a noteworthy guest.

“We will be presenting our third Oklahoma Changing World Prize to LaDonna Harris,” says Wofford. Harris, a citizen of the Comache Nation, founded Americans for Indian Opportunity and acted as an honorary co-chair for the Women’s March on Washington in January 2017.

“We’re honored to present her with this recognition, following in Guthrie’s footsteps to be a force for positive change in our world,” Wofford says.

For more about the Woody Guthrie Center, visit woodyguthriecenter.org.

Woody Guthrie Center Songwriters Evening
Aug. 19

How Can I Keep From Singing: The World of Pete Seeger
Through Aug. 20

Woody Guthrie Center Songwriters Evening
Sept. 16

Third Annual Oklahoma Changing World Prize
Sept. 24

Seth Glier in Concert
Nov. 8

Ray Bonneville in Concert
Nov. 11

7. A City in Bloom
Tulsa Botanic Garden

Photo courtesy Tulsa Botanic Garden

Tiptoe through the tulips at Tulsa Botanic Garden, a hidden gem just northwest of downtown.

The 170-acre grounds offer numerous activities to try all year long, including Dog Night, when your four-legged friends can join you in the gardens, plus yoga classes, music nights and the annual fall event Scarecrows in the Garden. This outdoor gathering brings artists, families, individuals, schools, businesses and organizations together to create scarecrows that will be placed in horticultural beds around the 7-acre lake. Visitors are also encouraged to vote for their favorites scarecrow, and one will be named the People’s Choice Winner.

For more information on Tulsa Botanic Gardens, visit tulsabotanic.org.

  • Music Night: Grazz Trio
  • Aug. 24
  • Butterfly Month
  • Sept. 2017
  • Music Night: Erin O’Dowd
  • Sept. 28
  • Wordsmiths and Their Gardens
  • Sept. 30
  • Autumn in the Garden
  • Oct.-Nov. 2017
  • 3rd Annual Pumpkin Patch
  • Oct. 7
  • Holiday Luminaries
  • Dec. 2017
  • Tulsa Botanic Blooms
  • Spring 2018

8. A Haven for Art
Crystal Bridges

Myriad Botanical Gardens, Best Local Park (OKC)

Only a short drive away from the hustle and bustle of the Tulsa and OKC metros, Crystal Bridges, in Bentonville, Ark., is a haven for creatives and art enthusiasts. The museum utilizes its 217,000-square-foot space, plus ample walking trails, for an unmatched experience.

Beyond the otherworldly exhibitions of Chihuly: In the Gallery and In the Forest, those visiting the museum later in the year can look forward to Stuart Davis: In Full Swing.

Stuart Davis: In Full Swing is a major retrospective of a great modern artist,” says Beth Bobbitt, public relations manager at the museum. Davis, who utilized bold colors and strong forms in his art, was inspired by his love for jazz. The show opens Sept. 16 and runs until Jan. 1.

Crystal Bridges also hosts a wide variety of year-round events, which Bobbitt believes makes the museum valuable to the community.

“[Our] exhibitions, permanent collection, 3.5 miles of trails and robust programs that include workshops, lectures, as well as music, performance and culinary events provide access to art and deeper understanding of the American experience,” she says.

For more information on Crystal Bridges’ upcoming events, visit crystalbridges.org.

9. Enriching Tulsa through Music
Tulsa Symphony

Photo courtesy Tulsa Symphony

Acting as a cornerstone of the arts in northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa Symphony educates and entertains residents with its yearly programming. The symphony enters into its 12th season in September with a riveting lineup of pieces.

For those wanting a dose of the symphony on regular basis, the Friday in the Loft Chamber Series highlights emblematic composers from Beethoven to Ewazen. Located at Fly Loft, the series brings music of the past to the present. Performances run Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Jan. 26 and March 9.

Along with the regularly scheduled Pops and Classics pieces, special collaborations and performances will take place this year. The talented musicians of TSO will bring several Tulsa Ballet shows to life, including Don Quixote Nov. 3-5, The Nutcracker Dec. 9-10, 15-17, and 22-23, Strictly Gershwin Feb. 9-11, and Cinderella March 16-18. Avid fans of Harry Potter will also be happy to see Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert Nov. 18-19, when TSO will perform every note of the movie’s score.

For more information on the season, visit tulsasymphony.org.

  • Symphony in the Park
    Sept. 1
  • Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series – Mozart
    Sept. 8
  • Classics I: Gala Concert
    Sept. 16
  • Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series – Beethoven and Brahms
    Oct. 6
  • Classics II: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6
    Oct. 28
  • To Honor: A Concert in Honor of American Veterans
    Nov. 11
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert
    Nov. 18-19
  • Pops I: Home for the Holidays
    Dec. 2-3
  • Classics III: An Evening with Eric Whitacre
    Jan. 13
  • Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series – Bartok, Beethoven and Harbison
    Jan. 26
  • Classics IV: Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3
    Feb. 4
  • Link Up: The Orchestra Sings Student Concert
    Feb. 7, 12, 21-22, 28; March 1-2
  • Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series – Beethoven and Ewazen
    March 9
  • Classics V: Mahler’s Symphony No. 4
    March 24
  • Pops II: Voyage of Discovery: Space, the Final Frontier
    April 14
  • Pops III: Home Grown
    May 12

10. 108 Contemporary 

Photo courtesy 108 Contemporary
  • Both Sides Now: Joyce Scott and Sonya Clark
    Aug. 4- Sept. 24
  • Streets: Mark Lewis
    Oct. 6- Nov. 19
  • Members Only: The State of Craft
    Dec. 1 – Jan. 21
  • Shelter: Patrick Dougherty & Rachel Hayes
    Feb. 2-March 25
  • Chris Francis
    April 6-May 20

11. AHHA Tulsa

Photo courtesy AHHA Tulsa
  • Dermis
    Through Aug. 20
  • Abstract Nature
    Through Aug. 20
  • FiberWorks 2017
    Aug. 4 – Sept. 29
  • The Art of NEOWTA
    Sept. 1 – Oct. 22
  • When is a Quilt Not a Quilt?
    Sept. 1 – Oct. 22
  • ART 365
    Oct. 6 – Nov. 19
  • We Are All Targets
    Dec. 1 – Jan. 21
  • Caral, The First Civilization in the Americas
    Feb. 2 – March 3

12. American Theatre Company

  • Fun Home
    Oct. 20-28
  • A Christmas Carol
    Dec. 8-23
  • The Humans
    March 9-17, 2018
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
    May 4-12, 2018


13. Armstrong Auditorium

Photo courtesy Armstrong Auditorium
  • OKC Ballet’s The Firebird and Rodeo
    Sept. 14
  • Two to Tango
    Nov. 9
  • Journey Across Europe
    Nov. 28
  • Night Flight Over Water
    Jan. 16
  • Moscow Festival Ballet
    Jan. 29-30
  • Stepping Out
    Feb. 20
  • An Evening with Brahms
    March 15
  • Abraham
    April 19
  • A Legend Lives On
    May 10

14. BOK Center 

Photo courtesy BOK Center
    Aug. 1
  • Professional Bull Riders
    Aug. 12-13
  • Ed Sheeran
    Aug. 17
  • Janet Jackson
    Sept. 17
  • Kidz Bop
    Oct. 14
  • The Weeknd
    Oct. 21
  • Guns N’ Roses
    Nov. 14
  • Foo Fighters
    Nov. 15
  • Paw Patrol Live!
    Nov. 25-26
  • Katy Perry
    Nov. 29
  • Lorde
    March 21

15. Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center

Photo courtesy Broken Arrow PAC
  • Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune: Two for the Road
    Sept. 19
  • Betty Buckley
    Oct. 21
  • William Shatner: Shatner’s World
    Nov. 4
  • The Wizard of Oz
    Nov. 11
  • Christmas with the Annie Moses Band
    Dec. 10
  • Cabaret
    Jan. 14
  • Gobsmacked
    Jan. 30
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella
    April 19

16. Canterbury Voices

Photo courtesy Canterbury Voices
  • Bluegrass and Blue Jeans
    Oct. 27
  • Handel’s Messiah!
    Dec. 3
  • Mosaic
    March 9, 2018

17. Chamber Music Tulsa 

Photo courtesy Chamber Music Tulsa
  • Calidore Quartet
    Sept. 9-10
  • Danish String Quartet
    Oct. 14-15
  • Meccore String Quartet
    Nov. 11- 12
  • Ensemble 4.1
    Jan. 27-28
  • Horsowski Trio
    March 10-11
  • Takács Quartet
    April 21-22, 2018

18. Chesapeake Energy Arena

Photo courtesy Chesapeake Energy Arena
  • Kings of Leon
    Oct. 4
  • Lady Gaga
    Dec. 9
  • Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes
    Dec. 14-17
  • Civic Center Music Hall War on the Catwalk
    Aug. 4
  • Tom Segura: No Teeth No Entry Tour
    Sept. 8
  • Home Free
    Oct. 13, Nov. 19
  • The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
    Dec. 29

19. Choregus Productions

Photo courtesy Choregus Productions
  • TU Dance
    Oct. 13-14
  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
    Jan. 26-27
  • Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Feb. 23, 2018
  • Alicia Hall Moran: Black Wall Street
    May 24, 2018

20. City Rep. Theatre 

Photo by Mutz Photography courtesy CITYRep Theatre
  • A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
    Sept. 14-17, 21-24
  • Mark Twain Tonight!
    Oct. 7
  • Heisenberg
    Feb. 2-4, 9-11, 2018
  • Tick, Tick…Boom!
    April 5-8, 2018

21. Cox Business Center

  • Walker Stalker Con- Walking Dead Convention
    Aug. 5-6
  • BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention 2017
    Sept. 9-10
  • Spotlight on San Miguel: Dancing with the Tulsa Stars
    Oct. 21
  • Tulsa Remodel & Landscape Show
    Feb. 16-18

22. Cox Convention Center

  • L&L Home and Landscape Show
    Aug. 11-13
  • US Foods Food Fanatic Trade Show
    Sept. 13
  • Wizard World Comic Con
    Oct. 27-29
  • Mistletoe Market
    Nov. 10-12

23. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

  • Joe Andoe: Horizons
    Through Sept. 10
  • Picher, Oklahoma: Catastrophe, Memory, and Trauma
    Through Sept. 10
  • Distinguished Visiting Artist: Robert Taylor
    Oct. 6-Dec. 30
  • Body
    Through Dec. 30

24. Gilcrease Museum

  • Textured Portraits: The Ken Blackbird Collection
    Through Aug. 27
  • Plains Indian Art: Created in Community
    Through Aug. 27
  • After Removal: Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation
    Aug. 27-Jan. 21
  • The Essence of Place: Celebrating the Photography of David Halpern
    Through Dec. 31
  • Creating the Modern Southwest
    Through Dec. 31
  • Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist
    Oct. 6 – Jan. 7

25. IAO Gallery 

Photo courtesy IAO Gallery
  • Jordan Vinyard and Kyle Larson
    Aug. 17 – Sept. 22
  • Project Space
    Sept. 15 – Oct. 20, 2017
  • Jack Chapman and Ashlyn Metcalf
    Oct. 20 – Nov. 24, 2017
  • Project Space
    Nov. 17, 2017 – Jan. 13, 2018
  • Salvador Jasso and Steve Breerwood
    Dec. 15, 2017 – Jan. 19, 2017
  • Project Space
    Jan. 19 – Feb. 28, 2018
  • Jason Wilson and Katelynn Knick
    Feb. 16 – March 23, 2018
  • IAO Annual Juried Show
    April 20 – May 25, 2018
  • Fiberworks
    June 15-July 31, 2018

26. JRB Art at the Elms

Photo courtesy JRB Art at the Elms
  • Larry Hefner, Behnaz Sohrabian
    Aug. 4-27
  • Janet O’Neal, Jim Keffer
    Sept. 1-Oct. 1
  • George Oswalt, Jerry Loesburg, Elizabeth Hahn
    Oct. 6-29
  • David Phelps, Jose Rodrigus, Beatriz Maycora
    Nov. 3-26
  • Christmas at The Elms
    Dec. 1-31
  • Denise Duong and Karam
    Dec. 1-31
  • White Show

27. Living Arts of Tulsa


  • Oh! Tulsa Biennial
    Aug. 4-24
  • Morphology
    Sept. 1-22
  • Perceived Contrasts
    Sept. 1-22
  • Carrie Dickason
    Sept. 1-22
  • Tom Manhart and Students
    Oct. 6-26
  • Contemporary Native American Exhibition
    Oct. 6-26
  • Altared Spaces
    Oct. 30-Nov. 4
  • Four Elements
    Dec. 1-21
  • The Chrysalis Project
    Jan. 5-25
  • Nature, Fashion and War
    Feb. 2-22
  • Kinetic Sculptures
    March 3-29
  • The Mother
    April 6-26
  • Social Justice Exhibit
    May 4-24
  • Juneteenth Exhibit
    June 1-28

28. Lyric Theatre

Photo by KO Rinearson courtesy Lyric Theatre
  • Rock of Ages
    Oct. 11-29
  • Lyric’s A Christmas Carol
    Nov. 29 – Dec. 23
  • Crowns
    Feb. 7 – 25
  • Fun Home
    April 11 – 29
  • Disney’s Freaky Friday
    June 26 – July 1
  • Hello, Dolly!
    July 10 – 15
  • Mamma Mia!
    July 24 – 29

29. Mabee Center 

Photo courtesy Mabee Center
  • Brumley Gospel Sing
  • Aug. 2-5
  • Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
  • Nov. 24

30. Muskogee Little Theatre 

  • The Bad Seed
  • September 22-30, 2017
  • I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
  • November 10-18, 2017
  • The Boys Next Door
    February 9-17, 2018
  • Annie
    April 13-21, 2018

31. OKC Ballet

  • The Firebird with Rodeo
    Sept. 14
  • Swan Lake
    Oct. 20-22
  • The Nutcracker
    Dec. 9-19
  • The Little Mermaid
    Feb. 16-18
  • Petite Mort: A Triple Bill
    April 13-15

32. OKC Broadway

  • Photo courtesy OKC Broadway Disney’s The Little Mermaid
    Sept. 5-10
  • Beautiful, the Carol King Musical
    Sept. 26-Oct. 1
  • Rent
    Nov. 7-12
  • The Color Purple
    Jan. 2-7
  • School of Rock
    Feb. 6-11
  • Finding Neverland
    March 13-18
  • The Book of Mormon
    April 24-29
  • An American in Paris
    June 5-10
  • OKC Philharmonic Classics 1, Richard Goode
    Sept. 16
  • Classics 2, Jennifer Koh
    Oct. 7
  • Pops 1, The Wonderful Music of Oz
    Nov. 3-4
  • Classics 3, Yossi Arnheim
    Nov. 18
  • Pops 2, The Christmas Show
    Nov. 30 – Dec. 2
  • Classics 4, Joshua Roman
    Jan. 13
  • Pops 3, Cirque Music Presents Heroes and Villains
    Jan. 26-27
  • Classics 5, Simone Porter
    Feb. 3
  • Pops 4, Michael Cavanaugh: The Songs of Elton John
    Feb. 23-24
  • Classics 6, Joyce Yang
    March 3
  • Pops 5, Pink Martini
    March 30-31
  • Classics 7, Philippe Quint
    April 7
  • Pops 6, The Music of ABBA
    May 4-5
  • Classics 8, Joel Levine
    May 12

33. Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Photo courtesy Victoria and Albert Museum, London and the OKC MOA
  • Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
    Through Sept. 10
  • The Complete WPA Collection: 75th Anniversary
    Through Oct. 22
  • Master Strokes
    Oct. 28-Jan. 21
  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul: The Serenity of Madness
    March 31-June 10
  • Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Paper from Art
    June 23 – Sept. 16
  • Dale Chihuly
    Through July 1

34. Oklahoma City Town Hall

  • David Meinz
    Sept. 21
  • Amb. John R. Bolton
    Oct. 19
  • Col. Allen West
    Nov. 16
  • Dr. Frank Wang
    Feb. 15
  • Dr. Zuhdi Jasser
    March 15
  • Peter Zeihan
    April 19

35. Painted Sky Opera 

  • Tosca
    October 6-8, 2017
  • Souvenir
    Feb. 22-24, Mar. 1-3, 2018
  • Three Decembers
    May 11-13, 2018

36. Philbrook Museum of Art

  • Identity and Inspiration
  • Cheech Marin’s Chicano Art Collection
    Through Sept. 3
  • Museum Confidential
    Oct. 14-May 6
  • HOTTEA Installation
    Through Nov. 12
  • Hope and Fear
    Through Nov. 12
  • Game On!
    Through Feb. 4

37. Sam Noble Museum

  • Ugly Bugs!
    Through Sept. 4
  • Comets, Asteroids, Meteors: Great Balls of Fire!
    Through Sept. 10
  • Explore Evolution
    Sept. 23-Jan. 1
  • Signature Symphony The Roaring ‘20s and All That Jazz
    Sept. 8-9
  • Family Portraits
    Sept. 23
  • Music of the Knights
    Oct. 20-21
  • Yevtushenko and Shostakovich
    Nov. 4
  • Christmas in Tulsa with Barry Epperley
    Dec. 8-9
  • A Night at the Opera
    Jan. 27
  • Sinatra’s America
    Feb. 16-17
  • Made in America
    March 17
  • Tulsa Sings! – 100 Years of Song
    April 6-7
  • Mahler and Faingold
    April 21

38. Science Museum Oklahoma

  • Bodies Revealed
    Through Oct. 29
  • Ray Harryhausen – Mythical Menagerie
    Through Dec. 3

39. Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art 

Photo courtesy Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art
  • Soccer Under the Swastika: Stories of Survival and Resistance during the Holocaust
    Through Sept. 3
  • All Are Welcome: Jewish Art Through the Eyes of Refugees
    Through Sept.
  • American Guild Of Judaic Art Group Exhibition
    Through Sept. 17
  • Theodore Fried Show
    Through Sept. 17
  • The Anguish of Liberation as Reflected in Art
    Through Dec. 31
  • Chagall Windows
    Sept. 14-Dec. 31
  • Auschwitz A Place on Earth, The Album
    Sept. 14-Jan. 2018
  • Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
    Jan. 4-March 4, 2018
  • Remembrance
    Jan-Dec. 2018
  • Pointing the Way: Yads from Then and Now
    April 9, 2018-June 24, 2018

40. Spotlight Children’s Theatre

  • The Adventures of Rikki Tikki Tavi
    Oct. 13-15, 20-22
  • Hansel and Gretel
    Dec 1-3, 8-10
  • Tom Sawyer, Detective
    Feb 16-18, 23-25
  • The Sleeping Beauty
    Mar 30-31, April 1 6-8
  • Jolly Roger and the Pirate Queen
    May 18-20, 25-27

41. Theatre Tulsa Broadway Series 

  • Ragtime
    Aug. 18 – Sep. 3
  • Amadeus
    Nov. 3-11
  • Evita
    Jan. 12-21
  • Into The Woods
    March 9-18
  • The Producers
    April 13-21
  • Theatre Tulsa Next Stage Green Day’s American Idiot
    Sept. 22-Oct. 1
  • Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play
    June 2018
  • Theatre Tulsa Family Aida: School Edition
    Dec. 7-10
  • The Lion King Jr.
    May 18-20

42. Theatre Pops

  • Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play
    Sept. 8-17
  • Assassins
    Feb. 9-18
  • Tulsa Ballet Creations in Studio K
    Sept. 15-24
  • Don Quixote with Tulsa Ballet
    Nov. 3-5
  • The Nutcracker
    Dec. 9-23
  • Strictly Gershwin
    Feb. 9-11
  • Cinderella
    March 16-18
  • Signature Series
    May 3-6

43. Tulsa Opera

  • Faust
    Oct. 20, 22
  • Turandot
    April 27, 29
  • Tulsa’s Oratorio Chorus To Honor: A Concert in Honor of American Veterans
    Nov. 11
  • Home for the Holidays
    Dec. 2-3
  • The Music of Eric Whitacre
    Jan. 13
  • Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K. 427
    March 10

44. Tulsa’s Oratorio Chorus

  • To Honor: A Concert in Honor of American Veterans for their Service and Sacrifice
    Nov. 11, 2017
  • Home for the Holidays with Tulsa Symphony
    Dec. 2-3
  • The Music of Eric Whitacre
    Jan. 13, 2018
  • W.A. Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K. 427 with Tulsa’s Oratorio Chorus
    March 10, 2018

45. Tulsa Performing Arts Center Gallery

  • The Gilded Gaze
    Sept. 5-28
  • Native Hearts: Respond and Reflect
    Oct. 3-30
  • Magic of Art
    Nov. 2-29
  • Modern Musings

46. Tulsa Project Theatre

  • I Am My Own Wife
    Sept. 14-24
  • Falsettos
    Feb. 16-18, 22-25
  • Tick…Tick…Boom!
    April 27-28

47. Tulsa Town Hall

Photo courtesy Tulsa Town Hall
  • Captain Mark Kelly
    Sept. 15
  • Dr. Bennet Omalu
    Oct. 27
  • Laura Linney
    Feb. 2
  • Rudy Maxa
    March 23
  • Piper Kerman
    April 13

48. Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve 

  • Fall Trail Ride
    Sept. 9
  • Cow Thieves and Outlaws Reunion
    Sept. 30
  • Fall Traders Encampment
    Oct. 6-7
  • Best of the Best Retrospective Exhibit and Sale
    Oct. 6-Dec. 31
  • Wonderland of Lights
    Nov. 24 – Dec. 23
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