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Museum OKademy volunteer training class and lecture

January 21, 9 a.m.11 a.m.

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The Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center (CSRHC) will host a six-session Museum OKademy course in 2023 to train volunteers and provide lectures on history. The classes will be held from 9 to 11 a.m., beginning on Saturday, January 21, and concluding on Saturday, April 1.

The six-part lecture/workshop series, Museum OKademy, will be led by CSRHC Director Jake Krumwiede, CSRHC Director of Education Neal Matherne, and other CSRHC staff. These classes are aimed at both prospective volunteers and other adult learners who wish to broaden their knowledge base about the history of northwest Oklahoma, as well as documents, photographs, and other resources available at the center.

Reserve your spot below or email neal.matherne@history.ok.gov for more information. Attendance is limited so please contact us as soon as possible. Classes are free with regular museum admission. OHS members and CSRHC members always visit free.

Register for Museum OKademy

Meeting One: Saturday, January 21

9 a.m. – Part One: “What is a Museum?” (Museum Volunteer Training Class) Learn the basics of how modern museums work, and a little bit of history about the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center.

10 a.m. – Part Two: “Before the Land Run of 1893” (History Lecture) The history of this area didn’t start with the Land Run of 1893! This lecture focuses on the vast histories of the region before it was opened for public settlement.



January 21
9 a.m.–11 a.m.
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Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
507 South 4th Street Enid, OK 73701