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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405-522-0765
www.okhistory.org

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January 2018

Fiber Arts (spinning and knitting) class, Oklahoma History Center

January 27, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn to make handspun yarn for knitting or weaving! Join us for a class on the basics of drop spindle spinning including the preparation of fiber, spinning, and more. Then try your hand at knitting so you can use your handspun yarn to make beautiful handmade creations. The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Fiber Arts class on Saturday, January 27, 2018. The class is from 1 to 3 pm and registration is $10 per person. Supplies and museum admission…

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February 2018

OKPOP presents “Power to the People: The Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement in Oklahoma” program, Oklahoma History Center

February 1, 6:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The 75-minute PBS documentary on the Black Panther Party and its impact on American culture titled The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution will be followed by an hour-long panel discussion about the impact of the group and race relations in America today. The event will feature a small poster exhibit, highlighting Oklahoma civil rights activists who may not be well known. The Oklahoma City panel will consist of historian Bruce Fisher, journalist Joyce Jackson, and police officer Major Dexter…

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Alexander Hamilton living history performance, Oklahoma History Center

February 8, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma History Center is proud to present Eben Kuhns as Alexander Hamilton in a single performance on Thursday, February 8, at 7 pm. Tickets go on sale to the public on Thursday, January 25, and may be purchased by calling 405-522-0765 or be purchased at the door. Prices are $10 for members of the Oklahoma Historical Society and $20 for the general public. Since there will only be one performance, it is advisable to purchase tickets early. Also, since…

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Milliner (hat-making) class, Oklahoma History Center

February 10, 10:30 am4:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own hat! The Oklahoma History Center will hold a Milliner (hat-making) class on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 10:30 am to 4 pm. The class is open to ages ten and up. Registration is $50 per person and includes all supplies, lunch, and museum admission. For more information please contact education@okhistory.org or 405-522-0793. Register

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March 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

March 3, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for March is Women's History Month. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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April 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

April 19, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
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HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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May 2018

Certified Local Governments Program workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 9, 10:30 am12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. Certified Local Governments Program: The SHPO and Municipalities Preserving Community Heritage The National Historic Preservation Act, as amended provides for partnerships to identify, evaluate, and protect historic properties in communities of all sizes. A local government joins the federal-state…

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Introduction to Section 106 and Determinations of Eligibility for the National Register workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 9, 1:30 pm4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. Introduction to Section 106 and Determinations of Eligibility for the National Register The workshop provides the basics about the review process in Oklahoma under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. Topics include who are the participants in…

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Working with the National Register of Historic Places workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 10, 10:30 am4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. Working with the National Register of Historic Places The National Register of Historic Places is the foundation of the SHPO's programs, and a basic understanding of the register is essential for those involved in historic preservation at all levels…

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Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 11, 10:30 am12:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Participants will learn about the federal and state investment tax credits for certified rehabilitation of a certified historic structure. A detailed discussion of the Historic Preservation Certification Application, Parts 1, 2, and 3…

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The Secretary’s Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings workshop, Oklahoma History Center

May 11, 1:30 pm4:30 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The Oklahoma Historical Society State Historic Preservation Office May workshop series will be held May 9–11, 2018, in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center. The Musser Learning Lab is located on the first floor, inside the Research Center. The Secretary's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings The workshop features a discussion of the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Rehabilitation. Generally known as The Standards, these commonsense principles are widely used in the historic…

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June 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

June 2, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for June is Back to School. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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July 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

July 19, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)
HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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August 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

August 4, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for August is "Back to School." These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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October 2018

Historic Preservation Review Committee meeting, Oklahoma History Center

October 18, 1:30 pm3:00 pm
|Recurring Events (See all)
HPRC meetings take place on January 18, April 19, July 19, and October 18, 2018.
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee's (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2018. The governor appoints the members of the HPRC to advise the SHPO about nominations to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and other preservation issues. Current HPRC members include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater); and Charles Wallis (historical archaeologist, Norman). The…

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December 2018

Family Activity Saturday program, Oklahoma History Center

December 8, 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Join the Oklahoma History Center for Family Activity Saturday from 1 to 3 pm. Each program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. The theme for December is Deck the Halls. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. Family Activity Saturday programs are free with regular museum admission. Please call 405-522-0765 for more information.

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