Education Classes and Programs
at the Oklahoma History Center
Wednesdays in June and July, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Okietales is a one-of-a-kind reading and storytelling time where kids see and hear history! This program is for kids five and older. The cost is $2 for OHS members and $4 for the general public. Please note: Okietales will not be held on Wednesday, July 3.
Junior Curator Camp
Looking for a fun and productive summer activity? Participate in Oklahoma History Center’s Junior Curator Camp! This program is for students ages eight to twelve. Registration is $130 for OHS members and $150 for the general public. Registration opens June 3 and closes July 10. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
National History Day Boot Camp
Thursday, July 25, 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Teachers, would you like to bring project-based learning and critical thinking skills into your classroom? Come learn more about this adaptable curriculum for students grades 6 to 12. Registration is $10 for OHS members and $15 for the general public. Registration opens June 13 and closes July 17. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Back to School Bash
Thursday, August 1, 6–8 p.m.
Educators, get ready for resources galore! Come to the Oklahoma History Center for free resources covering everything from science to social studies from museums and organizations around the state. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. This event is free, but we ask that you preregister. If your organization would like a table at the Back to School Bash, please complete our online form.
Historical Timeline Candlelight Tour *Canceled*
Friday, August 2, 7–9 p.m.
This event has been canceled.
Living History Training Interpretive Class
Friday, August 16, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Ever wondered how living history or reenactor characters are created? Come learn all the tips, tricks, and interesting stories behind creating a character. The cost is $40 for OHS members and $50 for the general public. Registration opens July 5 and closes August 7. For more information or to receive a reminder when registration opens, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Come one, come all to Septemberfest! This free festival offers food and fun for the whole family, with activities inside and outside the Oklahoma History Center.
Canning and Preserving Class at OSU Extension Center
Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Come learn how to can and preserve jelly with Extension Educator Taylor Conner at the Oklahoma State University Oklahoma County Extension Center. This class is for ages twelve and older, and registration is $20 for OHS members and $30 for the general public. Registration opens August 10. For more information or to receive a reminder when registration opens, please email email@example.com. The center is located at 2500 Northeast 63rd Street, Oklahoma City.
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 Film Screening and Discussion
Saturday, November 2, 1–3 p.m.
Comanche filmmaker Julianna Brannum chronicles the life of Comanche activist and national civil rights leader LaDonna Harris in this film. Brannum, the great-niece of Harris, celebrates her life and the personal struggles that led her to become a voice for Native people and her contemporary work to strengthen and rebuild indigenous communities, and train emerging Native leaders around the world. This screening is included with paid admission to the museum.
Jewelry Beadwork Class
Saturday, November 16, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Learn how to make a beautiful beaded collar necklace and matching earrings with artist Tracy Newkumet-Burrows. Registration opens September 4 and closes November 6. The cost is $125 for OHS members and $150 for the general public and all materials are included. For more information or to receive a reminder when registration opens, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deck the Halls!
Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m.–noon
Who doesn’t like a good sale and holiday music? Come to the Oklahoma History Center for our annual Museum Store sale, holiday music played on the Kilgen Organ, and free crafts for crafts. This family-friendly event is free with paid admission to the museum.
To find out about all OHS classes, programs, and events across the state, view the online calendar.