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April 3, 2024

Contact: Julia Moser
Oklahoma History Center Museum, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-0798

Learn How to Make a Pinhole Camera in Workshop at the Oklahoma History Center

OKLAHOMA CITY — A workshop at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, April 20, from 1-5 p.m. will focus on pinhole cameras.

Jim Meeks, photo editor for the Oklahoma Historical Society, will lead the class. He will provide an introduction and historical overview of pinhole cameras. Students will make a pinhole camera to take home. Meeks will also show guests how to create a camera obscure using the classroom space.

Tickets can be purchased online. They are $30 for members of the Oklahoma Historical Society and $35 for nonmembers. The registration deadline is Saturday, April 13.

The Oklahoma History Center Museum is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. in Oklahoma City. It is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Please call 405-522-0765 or visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter for admission costs and group rates.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. 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.


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