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Milliners Class: Red Hats for Valentine’s Day

Milliners Class: Red Hats for Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join the Oklahoma History Center for a day of fun and hat making. Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own red had for Valentine’s Day! On Saturday, February 1, the class will construct 1890s-style Edwardian hats from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Class participants will work one on one with assistance to […]

It’s a Celebration

It’s a Celebration

February 1, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

OHS presents “It’s a Celebration” to kick off Black History Month on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the Oklahoma History Center. The celebration will include a preview of the new African American exhibit “Realizing the Dream,” performance of the 1938 Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers Project radio play “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” and musical […]

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National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer

National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer

February 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 11:00 AM the Oklahoma History Center will participate in the National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer, an online outreach program organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Coinciding with Digital Learning Day, the event at the Oklahoma History Center will link students from across the country in an […]

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The Loving Story – To Be Rescheduled

The Loving Story – To Be Rescheduled

February 6, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Due to the weather, the screening of the The Loving Story will be rescheduled for February 19, 2014. For more information please contact us at education@okhistory.org or by phone at (405) 522-3602.

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Mom and Me: Victorian Valentines and Tea – Cancelled

Mom and Me: Victorian Valentines and Tea – Cancelled

February 8, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Due to the impending weather conditions, the Victorian Valentines and Tea has been cancelled.

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Banking In Oklahoma CSRHC Brown Bag

Banking In Oklahoma CSRHC Brown Bag

February 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch and join us for the February Brown Bag Lunch & Learn with author, Michael J. Hightower, PhD. Dr. Hightower will speak about his new book, Banking in Oklahoma before Statehood, at noon on Wednesday, February 12 in the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation Temporary Exhibit Gallery at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage […]

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Ft. Towson Basket Making Workshop

Ft. Towson Basket Making Workshop

February 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ft. Towson is pleased to offer a class of instruction on traditional basket weaving. Instructor Linda Alexander (busy fingers) will teach the students how to construct their own basket from white reed. The class begins at 10am, breaks for lunch at 12 (bring a sack lunch) and then continues until 4pm. For hundreds of years […]

Created Equal Gallery Walk & Talk: Realizing the Dream

Created Equal Gallery Walk & Talk: Realizing the Dream

February 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Gallery Walk & Talk Saturday, February 15, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Join a local scholar as they discuss the Oklahoma History Center’s newly renovated exhibit, Realizing the Dream, and Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher’s role in Civil Rights law from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on February 15. There is no age requirement but parental […]

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Created Equal Film Screening: The Loving Story

Created Equal Film Screening: The Loving Story

February 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The OHS will host a screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary, The Loving Story in conjunction with an initiative from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History titled: Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. There is no an age requirement but parental guidance is suggested. The event runs from […]

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Created Equal Panel Discussion: Arguing for Equality

Created Equal Panel Discussion: Arguing for Equality

February 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Civil Rights and the Constitution Thursday, February 20, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM The Oklahoma Historical Society will host a panel discussion on civil rights and the Constitution featuring local scholars on the subject. The discussion will feature clips from four documentaries that are a part of an initiative from the National Endowment for the […]

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CSRHC Family Treasures Workshop

CSRHC Family Treasures Workshop

February 22, 2014

On Saturday, February 22 the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center will host a Family Treasures Workshop for the public. The workshop will be held in the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Foundation Temporary Exhibit Gallery. In the morning session attendees will learn how to care for textiles. In the afternoon the public is invited to bring […]

Beginning Cross Stitch

Beginning Cross Stitch

February 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Oklahoma History Center in a beginning counted cross-stitch class from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 22. No previous knowledge of needlepoint crafts or sewing is necessary. Participants will explore the history of cross-stitch and view cross-stitched artifacts from the Oklahoma History Center’s collection. Students will obtain the skills needed to begin […]

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Bessie Coleman Live!

Bessie Coleman Live!

February 27, 2014

Join the Oklahoma History Center Thursday, February 27, for an interpretive school program for Black History Month! Elementary students are invited to attend this onetime special performance at 10:30 a.m. at the History Center. Bessie Coleman was the first African-American woman to become a licensed pilot. Born in Texas, Coleman attended Langston University in Oklahoma […]

Sojourner Truth Live!

Sojourner Truth Live!

February 27, 2014 - February 28, 2014

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Sojourner Truth Live! Born a slave, Sojourner Truth was a preacher, suffragist, abolitionist, and more. With an emphasis on her most famous speech, “Ain’t I a Woman,” this program will introduce the audience to a variety of aspects through historical interpretation. Thursday the museum will open at 6 p.m. […]

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Sojourner Truth Live!

Sojourner Truth Live!

February 27, 2014 - February 28, 2014

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Sojourner Truth Live! Born a slave, Sojourner Truth was a preacher, suffragist, abolitionist, and more. With an emphasis on her most famous speech, “Ain’t I a Woman,” this program will introduce the audience to a variety of aspects through historical interpretation. Thursday the museum will open at 6 p.m. […]

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