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Calendar of Cultural Events

Don't miss the ongoing events listed below the calendar! Scroll each month to find Oklahoma Humanities-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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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE AMERICAN FRONTIER -- Waurika
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: NATIVE AMERICAN WRITERS OF THE PLAINS -- Marietta

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: HOPE AMIDST HARDSHIP -- Duncan
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: MYSTERIOUS FEARS AND GHASTLY LONGINGS -- Bartlesville
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"Keep 'em Flying!" Lecture Series -- Enid
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: AMERICAN ICONS -- Lawton
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: NATIVE AMERICAN WRITERS OF THE PLAINS -- Marietta

"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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Jewish Muslim Film Institute film screening: "Dancing in Jaffa" -- Oklahoma City

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: PLAY BALL -- Okeene
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: AMERICAN ICONS -- Guthrie

"Keep 'em Flying!" Lecture Series -- Enid
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"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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Power and Prestige: Headdresses of the American Plains Exhibition Opening -- Oklahoma City

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE JOURNEY INWARD -- El Reno

"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE COWBOY -- Ponca City

"Bonjour French Films" Festival -- Lawton
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: HOPE AMIDST HARDSHIP -- Heavener
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: MUCH DEPENDS ON DINNER -- Stillwater

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: WAR, NOT-WAR, AND PEACE -- Tishomingo
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: NATIVE AMERICAN WRITERS OF THE PLAINS -- Marietta

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: HOPE AMIDST HARDSHIP -- Duncan

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE OKLAHOMA EXPERIENCE: THE THIRTIES -- Broken Arrow
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Rentiesville Blues Festival: Blues "Informances" by Harold Aldridge -- Rentiesville
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE AMERICAN FRONTIER -- Waurika
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE WORST HARD TIME REVISITED -- Oklahoma City
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Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: AMERICAN ICONS -- Lawton
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Charlie Adams Day: "Charlie's Storytellers" -- Newkirk

Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma: THE COWBOY -- Ponca City

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


WATER: Congressional Representation to Protect a Precious Resource

August 1, 2016 -- August 31, 2016

Norman Public Library Central
Information: 405/701-2600
pioneerlibrarysystem.org/hometowns/norman-central

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