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First Saturday Hands-On History

What: Celebrate different historical topics with crafts and activities for all ages!
When: First Saturday of the month from 1 to 4 pm
Who: Families
Where: Oklahoma History Center
Cost: Included in museum admission
Topics: August: Back to School
September: No program (holiday)
October: No program
November: American Indian Month and Hispanic Heritage Month
December: No program, join us for Deck the Halls December 9!

Junior Curator Camp

What: Looking for a fun and productive summer activity for your children? Send them to the Oklahoma History Center's Junior Curator Camp! This year our theme is space. Come learn more about Oklahomans in space and what a museum curator does, with special behind-the-scene access for camp-goers.
Who: Ages eight to twelve
When: July 17–21, 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Oklahoma History Center
Cost: $100
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What: A reading and storytelling time exploring different topics in Oklahoma history
Who: Ages five to nine
When: Wednesdays in June and July from 10:30 to 11:30 am
Where: Oklahoma History Center
Cost: $2 per child, museum admission included

National History Day Boot Camp

What: Interested in participating in National History Day? Whether you have competed before or are new to the program, this workshop is for you! Oklahoma NHD can help meet state social studies standards providing a framework for reading, research, interpretation, and presentation. In addition staff will provide correlations for Oklahoma Assessment Standards for the Social Studies. At the workshop you will learn: the 2017–2018 theme, the different types of projects, primary sources available in the area, and how to conduct NHD research in the classroom.
When: Thursday, July 27, 2017, from 10:30 am to 5 pm
Where: Oklahoma History Center, Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab
Cost: This workshop is free for teachers! Lunch is provided and space is limited.
Register online today.
Contact: Please contact education@okhistory.org or 405-522-0785 if you have any questions about the event.

Leaf and Flower Printing class

What: Revel in the beauty of nature and create handmade cards or paper artwork! Participants will survey local plant species and make their own leaf or flower print.
Who: All ages
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 1 to 4 pm
Where: Oklahoma History Center
Cost: $12 per person and supplies are included
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Southeastern Beadwork I class

What: The Oklahoma History Center will host Martha Berry, Cherokee National Living Treasure and nationally renowned beadwork artist, for a Southeastern-style beadwork class. Class participants will make their own bandolier bag. You can find out more about Martha Berry by visiting her website www.berrybeadwork.com.
Who: Ages 18 and older
When: Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 10:30 am to 4 pm
Where: Oklahoma History Center
Cost: $150 per person; all supplies and lunch are included
Click to register online