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Community Art Day

May 4, 10 a.m.12 p.m.

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Visit the Chisholm Trail Museum for the first Community Art Day on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to noon. Curators from the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will provide hands-on art fun by bringing a little bit of their museum to Kingfisher. Participants will create a metal cartouche (an ancient Egyptian nameplate) and learn how to write their names in Egyptian hieroglyphics. The Mabee-Gerrer staff also will bring Egyptian artifacts for visitors to touch. All materials will be provided, and the activity is free while supplies last.

Founded in 1919, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of the oldest museums in the state of Oklahoma. Father Gregory Gerrer, for whom the museum is named, was a Benedictine monk of considerable artistic talent. During Father Gerrer’s travels to Europe, Africa, and South America, he collected objects of artistic and ethnological value.

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Date:
May 4
Time:
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
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Chisholm Trail Museum
605 Zellers Avenue Kingfisher, OK 73750
405-375-5176
www.okhistory.org/chisholmtrail