Allan Houser and His Students, in celebration of his 100th birthday, this exhibit features works of Allan Houser as well as his students, focusing on his role as a teacher and mentor. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Art After 5 Roof Terrace, join downtown workers, adventurous concert and film goers and the art crowd for cocktails on the skyline, 5 p.m., Jan. 2. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa. com. THU
Black and White Opening Reception, limited exclusively to a black and white palate, the third annual show celebrates the visual impact of the most primal color scheme, 6-10 p.m., Jan. 3. In Your Eye Gallery, inyoureyegallery.com. FRI
Chuck Close: Works on Paper, a leading figure in modern American art and printmaking since the early 1970s, this exhibition celebrates his groundbreaking printmaking career. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa.com.
Come on Down, sculpture work by Lisa Hoke challenging the irony of modern mass-production. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa.com.
Composites: Technology and New Media Become Art, seven artists with ties to Oklahoma explore the territory where art and science meet. The Satellite Galleries at The Science Museum, 2100 NE 52nd St., 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org.
Cowboy Artists of America Sale and Exhibition, the vanguard of the Western art revival that began in the 1960s and continues that legacy today, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., 478- 2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Dark Light: The Micaceous Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse, an exhibition of the artist’s newest works. Fred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm, Norman, ou.edu/fjjma.
Featured Selections from Prix de West, selections from the museum’s most prestigious collection. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd, 478- 2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
First Friday Gallery Walk, over 75 artists in 20 galleries with something for everyone at the Paseo’s monthly open house, 6-10 p.m., Jan. 3. NW 30th between Shartel and Dewey, thepaseo.com. FRI
Le Corps Propre, the sculpture work of James Sullivan. Artspace Untitled, 1 NE 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org.
Leigh Ann Campbell, this month’s featured artist in a mixed-media show featuring oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings. Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo Dr., facebook. com/paseogalleryone.
Libertad de Expresion: the Art of the Americas and Cold War Politics, more than 60 artists examining the role of freedom of expression in Cold War-era Latin America and beyond. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm, Norman, 325-3272, ou.edu/fjjma.
Masterworks of Native American Art: The Fred and Enid Brown Collection, a recent chapter in a long history of artistic expression by the indigenous people of North America. Sam Noble Natural History Museum, 2401 Chataqua, Norman, 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu.