Education Classes and Programs
at the Oklahoma History Center
Gardening 101 class
Saturday, April 24, 9 a.m.–noon
Join us for Gardening 101 at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn gardening fundamentals and tips in the beautiful gardens of the Red River Journey at the Oklahoma History Center! The cost is $10 for OHS members and $15 for nonmembers. Registration opens March 12 and closes April 16.
Milliner (hat-making) class
Saturday, May 1, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Learn the history of Edwardian milliners and create your own hat in the Oklahoma History Center’s Milliner class on Saturday, May 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This class is recommended for ages twelve and up. Space is limited! Registration is $50 for OHS members and $70 for nonmembers; all supplies are included. Registration opens on March 18 and closes on April 23.
Brush Calligraphy class
Saturday, June 26, 1–3 p.m.
Learn basic brush and pen strokes to create beautiful pieces of art in the Oklahoma History Center’s Brush Calligraphy class on Saturday, June 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. This class is recommended for ages twelve and up.
The cost is $10 for OHS members and $20 for nonmembers; all supplies are included. Registration opens May 14 and closes June 18.
National History Day Boot Camp
Thursday, July 29, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Teachers, would you like to bring project-based learning and critical thinking skills into your classroom? Come to National History Day Boot Camp to learn about this adaptable curriculum for students grades 6 to 12. This program will be held Thursday, July 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Oklahoma History Center.
National History Day Boot Camp is $10 for OHS members and $15 for nonmembers. Registration opens June 17 and closes July 19.
OkNHD Library Day
Thursday, September 23, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Join us for our annual OkNHD Library Day on Thursday, September 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will conduct research for their projects and attend workshops. OkNHD Library Day is free for educators, students, and parents!
Registration opens August 12 and closes September 17.
Saturday, October 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Oklahoma History Center is currently planning for a Folklife Festival for Saturday, October 16, 2021. Although the situation may change depending on the pandemic and health guidelines, we are hopeful that the outdoor festival will take place. Our goal to collaborate with cultural practitioners, communities, and heritage professionals, to spark curiosity, catalyze intercultural exchange, and create participatory experiences. This event will be held predominately outdoors.
If you are interested in participating in this event, please complete our application form.
Space film screening
Saturday, November 6, 1–3 p.m.
Visit the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, November 6, at 1 p.m. to enjoy a film screening. Explore the history of the space program and the Oklahomans connected to it, and visit our featured exhibit Launch to Landing: Oklahomans and Space. More details are to be announced.
This program is free with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Admission is free for OHS members, children under five, and active-duty military, veterans, and dependents (with id).
To find out about all OHS classes, programs, and events across the state, view the online calendar.