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Brushstroke Calligraphy Workshop

Saturday, September 23
On Saturday, September 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Oklahoma History Center will host a brushstroke calligraphy workshop. Participants will learn brushstroke techniques and practice basic calligraphy. This workshop is designed for beginners.

The cost of the class is $20 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $25 for nonmembers. The deadline to register is Saturday, September 16. All supplies are included with registration.

Hand holding a calligraphy pen, and a brown paper with a hand-written Hello! and decorative leaves

Killers of the Flower Moon panel discussion

Saturday, September 23
A panel discussion on the true-life murders of wealthy Osage people in the 1920s will take place at the Oklahoma History Center on Saturday, September 23, from 1 to 3 p.m. The crimes are detailed in David Grann’s 2017 book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI. The author will not be present for this event. A movie based on the book will be released in October.

The cost to attend this event is $10 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $15 for nonmembers.

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Oklahoma Folklife Festival

Saturday, October 21
Join us for the Oklahoma Folklife Festival on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival is free and open to the public and will offer a wide range of entertainment including crafts, activities, performances, and food. The festival will be held predominantly indoors at the Oklahoma History Center. For additional information about this family-friendly event, please call 405-522-0765.

Call for Vendors
The Oklahoma History Center invites organizations to participate in the 2023 Oklahoma Folklife Festival. This festival is designed to engage visitors with opportunities to experience other cultures and traditions. Visitors are there to participate in the activities, not just observe. The festival’s goal is to spark curiosity, catalyze intercultural exchange, create participatory experiences, and to collaborate with cultural practitioners, communities, and heritage professionals. This event will be held predominately indoors, and admission is free to the public.

If your organization would like to participate, please complete the form below, and our staff will contact you. For groups wanting to sell products at the festival, there will be a $50 booth fee.

Organization Application Form

A colorful collage dancers, children, and women in traditional dress of multiple nations.

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This program is funded in part by Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily represent those of OH or NEH.

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