Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris
June 18, 2016 -- September 18, 2016
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
The exhibit Matisse in His Time will present, for the first time outside Europe, highlights from one of the world's greatest collections of modern art from the Centre Pompidou in Paris. In addition to over 50 works by Henri Matisse, the exhibit will also feature works by his contemporaries including Picasso, Renoir, Modigliani, and Miro. A grant from OHC is helping to fund the exhibit and complementary programs through September 18, 2016.
The Stories They Could Tell: Interpretive Art Exhibition
June 16, 2016 -- August 15, 2016
Museum of the Western Prairie
1100 Memorial Dr.
Altus, OK 73521
The interpretive art exhibition "The Stories They Could Tell: The Landscapes and Vernacular Architecture of Southwest Oklahoma" features works by Altus artist Brian Nichols that portray the landscapes of southwest Oklahoma and the fascinating vernacular structures found there. The artworks were specially commissioned for this exhibition that connects viewers with the past through relics of a bygone era in Oklahoma history.
WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource
June 1, 2016 -- June 30, 2016
Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
This free, interactive exhibit portrays the challenges of water management and conservation in Oklahoma and examines the Congressional policy-making process. The exhibit features educational items on the effects of national policies on Oklahoma's water resources and information about how to engage with the state's policy makers. The exhibit is presented by the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center and will travel to eighteen libraries and museums across Oklahoma through November 2016.