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Oklahoma History Center

800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105 United States
(405) 522-0765http://www.okhistory.org

Upcoming Events

September 2014

On Behalf of the Pioneers: The Oklahoma Century Chest 1913-2013

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 30, 2016

The Century Chest time capsule was buried on April 22, 1913, in the basement of the First Lutheran Church of Oklahoma City. One hundred years later, on April 22, 2013, the church opened the chest and revealed the perfectly preserved contents deposited by the pioneers of Oklahoma. The exhibit opening marks the 125th anniversary of the Oklahoma Land Run of 1889. Visitors can view never-before-seen photographs, documents and American Indian artifacts and hear Oklahoma pioneer Angelo C. Scott’s speech delivered…

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Born to Freedom: Allan Houser Centennial Exhibit

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until December 31, 2014

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the internationally acclaimed Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache artist Allan Houser’s birth, a first-ever, statewide collaboration of Oklahoma museums and cultural institutions is honoring his memory, works and legacy. The Oklahoma History Center will present the exhibit “Born to Freedom: Allan Houser Centennial” as one of the institutions participating in the statewide Houser celebration. The exhibit will be run March 13 – December 31, 2014. Located in the E. K. & Thelma Gaylord Special…

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September 6

Join the Oklahoma History Center and the Governor’s Mansion for the Eighteenth Annual Septemberfest on Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to all of the activities and the museum are free for the entire day. Along the Red River Journey visitors will enjoy interaction with living historians representing WWII, cowboys, land run participants, nineteenth century American Indians, antebellum musicians, the Civil War, and more! We will bring the past to life with learning stations, hands-on activities,…

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Music of the Dust Bowl

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual Membership Appreciation Event The Oklahoma Historical Society, with the help of the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) and Oklahoma City University, will present “Music of the Dust Bowl.” Performers will include Monica Taylor, Dr. Harold Aldridge, and Shelby Eicher’s band. The event is free for OHS members. Non-members may purchase a membership by calling 405.522.5202 to receive two reservations for this concert. The concert will be held at the Oklahoma History Center. The doors will open at 5:45 p.m.…

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October 2014

Home School Day

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Oklahoma History Center will host our sixth Annual Home School Day on Monday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities run throughout the day allowing participants to stop by any time. The museum will offer a hands-on adventure into Oklahoma’s past. Visitors can explore the museum with the help of gallery guides, follow along with our scavenger hunt, take part in hands-on demonstrations, and enjoy a variety of historical interpreters. Visitors will find activities and demonstrations throughout…

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Historic Preservation Review Committee

October 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every 3 months on the third Thursday until October 16, 2014

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30pm. The HPRC will meet in the LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom, Oklahoma History Center (Third Floor), 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK. The public is invited to attend. (NOTE: If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact Melvena Heisch at 405/522-4484 or mheisch@okhistory.org by 12:00 Noon on the Wednesday before the meeting, so that we can make the…

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Mother-Son Cowboy Camp

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the Oklahoma History Center for a special mother-son camp on October 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. Young cowpokes and their mothers will learn traditional cowboy songs, how to make ropes and lasso, shoot targets, and have a Dutch oven lunch. Please wear your best cowboy outfits. Registration is required and space is limited. Cost is $35 per couple and $10 for each additional person. All ages are welcome. For more information about the event please contact education@okhistory.org or…

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“Born to Freedom” Gallery Walk

October 25
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Every 2 months on the last Saturday until November 29, 2014

Join the staff at the Oklahoma History Center for a gallery walk examining the life and art of Allan Houser. The last Saturday of each month staff will lead families and groups through the exhibit offering special insight on the impact and legacy of this Native artist. ¬†An adult gallery walk and a family walk are offered. The family walk will include special activities for children. For more information on the class or to register please contact us at education@okhistory.org…

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November 2014

American Indian Heritage Month

November 1
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Every week until November 29, 2014

The Oklahoma History Center is celebrating American Indian Heritage Month with activities throughout the month of November. Join us November 8 for a day exploring traditional men’s clothing including demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On November 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m the museum will offer a symposium for the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Pawnee Scout Battalion. The symposium will explore the history of the battalion, their role within the tribe, and the impact…

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Genealogy Event – Save the Date!

November 7 - 8

Save the date for a special two-day genealogy event this November. Complete schedule and registration info coming soon. Mark your calendars now because you won’t want to miss this exciting event. Friday, November 7 Bus ToursHistoric GuthrieScenic SulphurDowntown Oklahoma CitySessionsHistory of the Five Civilized TribesBeginning GenealogyEvening ReceptionAt the Oklahoma History Center Saturday, November 8 Ancestry DayA full day of genealogy! Speakers from Ancestry.com will explore genealogical research, American Indian ancestry, new records, and more.Special Lunch SpeakerAuthor and Choctaw storyteller Tim…

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Weaving Class

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Oklahoma History Center in a colonial-era weaving class on November 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will learn a basic weaving pattern with a lap loom. All materials are provided and participants will be able to take them home. The class will visit the galleries to view textiles on exhibit. Cost for the class is $30 and registration is limited and required. Age limit is eight and above. For more information about the event or to register…

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Dutch Oven Cooking

November 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, November 15 at for a hands-on class for teens and adults to explore Dutch oven cooking. The class is designed to introduce the students to Dutch oven cooking. Learn a variety of recipes as you create a dish and discover how to use a Dutch oven in your backyard. Cost for the class is $15. The class is from 1 to 5 p.m. All necessary materials will be provided by the museum. Space is limited so…

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December 2014

Deck the Halls

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Load up the family and come “Deck the Halls” with us at the Oklahoma History Center on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This family friendly event will include activities and a chance to meet a variety of historical Mr. and Mrs. Clauses. This event is free with admission to the museum. For more information please contact education@okhistory.org or (405) 522-3602.

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