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Oklahoma History Center

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

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August 2016

Back to School Bash, Oklahoma History Center

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

Join the Oklahoma History Center and other metro museums at the Back to School Bash at the Oklahoma History Center! Celebrate the beginning of the new school year and find out about all the museum has to offer teachers and their families. Staff will be on hand to answer questions about field trips, trunks, and special events. Oklahoma History Center trunks will be on display for hands-on interaction and many of the living history characters will be available as well.…

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September 2016

Septemberfest, Oklahoma History Center

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This free, family festival is hosted by the First Family, Friends of the Mansion, and the Oklahoma History Center. The event will be held at the Oklahoma History Center with free tours of the Governor’s Mansion. Visitors will enjoy arts and crafts, chuck wagon cooking, living history, face painting, laser tag, museum exhibits, pony rides, storytime with the Governor Fallin, square dancing, live performances, and so much more. Septemberfest highlights all of the wonderful organizations and businesses that make Oklahoma…

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“Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White” exhibit closes, Okahoma History Center

September 15

“Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White” will be on display in the Chesapeake Events Center at the Oklahoma History Center through September 15. The exhibit includes 25 black-and-white images, all originally published in the “Daily Oklahoman” newspaper. The staff of the “Daily Oklahoman” consistently covered the career of Mantle, a native Oklahoman. The photos span from 1950 to the 1960s and depict Mantle in his personal and professional life. The Mickey Mantle photo exhibit utilizes the original reporters’…

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Public Meeting, SHPO’s FY 2017 Historic Preservation Fund Grant Application, Oklahoma History Center

September 16

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will hold a public meeting on Friday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the classroom of the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. SHPO staff will provide information about the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and how it supports the statewide preservation program. During the meeting, the SHPO will also receive public input for development of the Fiscal Year 2017 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) application to the US…

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Museum Day Live!, Oklahoma History Center

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Oklahoma History Center will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 24, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s eleventh annual Museum Day Live! event. On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, DC-based facilities, which offer free admission every day. On September 24, the History Center will open its doors for free to those who download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Each Museum Day Live! ticket provides free…

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October 2016

First Saturday Hands-On History, Oklahoma History Center

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month on the first Saturday until December 3, 2016

On the first Saturday of each month, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a special Hands-On History program from 1 to 4 p.m. Each month the program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. First Saturday Hands-on History programs are free with museum admission.

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Home School Day, Oklahoma History Center

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

The Oklahoma History Center will host Home School Day on Monday, October 10, from 10 am to 2 pm. Home School Day is designed to offer family learners the chance to participate in a program specifically designed for mixed age groups. 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,…

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Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

October 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) is pleased to announce the Oklahoma Historic Preservation Review Committee’s (HPRC) meeting schedule for calendar year 2016. 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 William P. Corbett (historian, Tahlequah); Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (prehistoric archaeologist, Norman); Arn Henderson (architectural historian, Norman); and Charles S.…

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November 2016

Curator’s Talk: Child Labor, Oklahoma History Center

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On November 3, 2016, the Oklahoma History Center will present a Curator’s Talk for the exhibit Child Labor in Oklahoma: Photographs by Lewis Hine, 1916-1917. The program begins at 7:30 pm and is free and open to the public. Child Labor in Oklahoma: Photographs by Lewis Hine, 1916-1917 opens October 1 at the Oklahoma History Center in the Chesapeake Events Center. Please note this room is also used for private meetings and events, so please call in advance to ensure…

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First Saturday Hands-On History, Oklahoma History Center

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month on the first Saturday until December 3, 2016

On the first Saturday of each month, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a special Hands-On History program from 1 to 4 p.m. Each month the program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. First Saturday Hands-on History programs are free with museum admission.

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December 2016

First Saturday Hands-On History, Oklahoma History Center

December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month on the first Saturday until December 3, 2016

On the first Saturday of each month, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a special Hands-On History program from 1 to 4 p.m. Each month the program focuses on a new theme with learning opportunities connected to that theme. These programs encourage participation in historically based crafts and activities. The activities target children of all ages, but adults are always welcome to participate. First Saturday Hands-on History programs are free with museum admission.

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