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02/14/17

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Contact: Larry O’Dell
Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-6676
lodell@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org

 

Oklahoma Historical Society to Celebrate Film Row at 21c Museum Hotel

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) is pleased to present History OffCenter, a new series focused on immersive, engaging experiences. The first event in this series will be Thursday, February 23, at 6 p.m. at 21c Museum Hotel, located at 900 West Main in Oklahoma City. Participants can mingle, drink and enjoy a presentation by Fred Hall of Hall Capital, Graham Colton of The Jones Assembly and Dr. Bob Blackburn of the OHS as they discuss the history and future of the Film Row District. A cash bar will be available. The OHS has partnered with 21c Museum Hotel for this event.

History OffCenter is a new series by the Oklahoma Historical Society. With an emphasis on community outreach, this series will feature programs that are in-depth explorations of neighborhoods, the workings of the OHS and historical eras. Upcoming events include a behind-the-scenes tour of the OHS collections on Thursday, April 13, and a bicycle tour of historic downtown Oklahoma City scheduled for May 2017. For more information about History OffCenter please contact Larry O’Dell, OHS director of special projects, at lodell@okhistory.org or 405-522-6676.

History OffCenter is a project of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.

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Editor’s Note: Logos for the participating organizations and related photographs can be obtained by contacting Larry O’Dell at lodell@okhistory.org or 405-522-6676.





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