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Calendar of Cultural Events

Don't miss the ongoing events listed below the calendar! Scroll each month to find OHC-sponsored programming in your area. Reading groups, lectures, exhibits, cultural events—whatever you’re looking for, you’ll get the news right here.

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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Altus
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Altus
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Altus
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Altus

World War II Living History -- Enid
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Altus: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Altus
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Tulsa
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Tulsa
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Tulsa
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Tulsa

Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show -- Pawnee
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Tulsa: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Tulsa

Pawnee Bill's Original Wild West Show -- Pawnee
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Enid: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Enid
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Enid: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Enid
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Enid: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Enid

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE OKLAHOMA EXPERIENCE: IN OUR OWN WORDS -- Grove

"The Stories They Could Tell" Exhibition Opening & Program -- Altus
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Enid: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Enid
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"Matisse in His Time" Exhibition Opening -- Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Chautauqua in Enid: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Enid
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Lawton: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Lawton
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Lawton: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Lawton
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Lawton: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Lawton
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Lawton: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Lawton
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Oklahoma Chautauqua in Lawton: The Cold War, The Early Years -- Lawton
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Summer on the Plaza Film Night: "Bridge to Terabithia" -- Stillwater
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Ongoing Grant Events

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
Information: 405/236-3100
www.okcmoa.com

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.

www.okcmoa.com/visit/events/matisse-in-his-time


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
Information: 580/482-1044
www.okhistory.org/sites/westernprairie

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
Visitor Center
Information: 580/429-2197
www.fws.gov/refuge/Wichita_Mountains

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.

www.ou.edu/carlalbertcenter/congressional-collection/exhibits/waterexhibit.html