January 18, 2023
Contact: Chantry Banks
Preservation Oklahoma, Inc.
Workshop on Stained Glass Preservation and Restoration Planned at OKC’s Overholser Mansion
OKLAHOMA CITY — On Saturday, January 21, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m., the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion will host a stained glass preservation and restoration workshop. The six-hour workshop will take place in the Carriage House.
Attendees will get hands-on experience in restoring and preserving vintage and antique stained glass. Participants will learn how to protect and preserve stained glass and tour the mansion’s collection of stained glass. If time allows, the group will work on a portion of the Overholser Mansion’s120-year-old windows.
The class will be led by Tim Brown of Artistic Glass Studio in Edmond. Tim and his team are some of the leading glass restorers in the state. They have worked on many large projects in Oklahoma, including the recent restoration of the state capitol building.
Tickets are $25 per person. Registration is required.
The Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion is located at 405 NW 15th St. in the historic Heritage Hills neighborhood of Oklahoma City.
The event is presented by Preservation Oklahoma, Inc. It is the state’s only private, nonprofit membership organization that is dedicated to promoting, supporting and coordinating historic preservation activities throughout the state. To learn more about Preservation Oklahoma, please visit www.preservationok.org.
The Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion is an affiliate 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 and its people. 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.
Editor’s Note: Photos of the Henry and Anna Overholser Mansion are available upon request.