OKGazette.com - Visual Arts http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-109-1-visual-arts.html <![CDATA[Blazing art - The Trail of Tears Art Show illuminates contemporary Native American culture.]]>

Trail of Tears Art Show

Through May 25

Cherokee Heritage Center

21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill

cherokeeheritage.org

(888) 999-6007

$5-$8.50

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<![CDATA[Old wood, new tricks - A local artist breathes new life into materials previously thought to be useless.]]> Sometimes it really is a case of the old adage, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” For Paul Bagley’s art, you could say, “One man’s discarded materials become another man’s priceless work of art.”]]> <![CDATA[Family matters - Oklahoma City Museum of Art puts family first with an all-ages celebration.]]>

Free Family Day

noon-5 p.m. Sunday

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

415 Couch Drive

okcmoa.com

236-3100

Free

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<![CDATA[Handle with care - Next up in OKC’s ongoing investment in the arts: an art handler for its now-sizable collection.]]> Oklahoma City’s investment in public art continues as the city looks to contract with an art handler to work with its growing collection.]]> <![CDATA[Flying in unison - A nonprofit organization seeks to benefit special needs children and local artists with a high-flying fundraiser.]]>

Wings of Art 

7-10 p.m. Saturday

Istvan Gallery

1218 N. Western Ave.

wingsofartok.com

831-2874

$100

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<![CDATA[Objets d’art - Two exhibits at Science Museum Oklahoma’s Satellite Galleries explore the meaningful life of objects.]]>

Wunderkammer/Totemic Taxonomy

Through Sept. 15

Satellite Galleries

Science Museum Oklahoma

2100 NE 52nd St.

sciencemuseumok.org

602-6664

$10.95-$16.95

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<![CDATA[New order - New Orleans museum curator brings her experiences of saving artwork after Hurricane Katrina.]]>

New Orleans Museum of Art: Restoring Hope After Hurricane Katrina

Noon-1 p.m., March 26

Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library

Friends of the Library Event Room

300 Park Ave.

oklahomacontemporary.org

951-0000

Free

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<![CDATA[Tapping tradition - Jigs, reels, hornpipes, slip-jigs, slides and more all comprise the hauntingly old genre of traditional Irish music. ]]>

Hill Irish Dance’s School’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Dance Fundraiser

6 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City

600 NW 13th St.

$5-$10

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<![CDATA[Full Houser - Norman’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art salutes the work of an Oklahoma trailblazer.]]>

Allan Houser Drawings: The Centennial Exhibition 

Through May 18

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

555 Elm Ave., Norman

ou.edu/fjjma

325-4938

Free

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<![CDATA[Charging forward - The aptly titled <i>Momentum</i> emphases risk-taking and innovation, bringing local art into exciting new territory.]]>

Momentum

8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday

Farmers Public Market

311 S. Klein Ave.

momentumoklahoma.org

879-2400

$10-$15

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<![CDATA[Inspired funding - A new crowd-sourced funding website is helping Allied Arts harness its creativity.]]> Allied Arts is getting creative about funding with a new initiative that harnesses the power of social networking.]]> <![CDATA[Unordinary people - <i>Art 365</i>, the latest exhibit from Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, is anything but commonplace.]]>

Art 365

5-8 p.m. Friday

Through May 10

[Artspace] at Untitled

1 NE 3rd St.

artspaceatuntitled.org

815-9995

Free

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<![CDATA[Arbuckle up - Few artists can capture the Oklahoma landscape quite like Skip Thompson, though her latest exhibit looks inward as much as it does outward.]]>

From Within

Through March 30

Governor’s Gallery

Oklahoma State Capitol

2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.

arts.ok.gov

521-3356

free

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<![CDATA[Sense of 'Selfie' - A new exhibit explores the history and significance of self-portraiture, or selfies, if you prefer.]]>

Selfie: An Exhibition on Identity
6-10 p.m. Friday
Through March 15
Mainsite Contemporary Art
122 E. Main St., Norman
mainsite-art.com
360-1162
Free

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<![CDATA[Make me a match - Local artists and venues are teaming up for $ell Out, an opportunity to connect with OKC’s best and brightest.]]>

$ell Out

7-9 p.m. Feb. 10

[Artspace] at Untitled

1 NE Third St.

artspaceatuntitled.org

815-9995

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<![CDATA[Shining through - This year’s ArtNow event features the electric cloudscapes of local artist David Holland.]]>

ArtNow: “Shine”
Through Feb. 7
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center 
3000 General Pershing 
oklahomacontemporary.org
951-0000
Free

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<![CDATA[The space between - Mainsite’s new exhibition blurs the line between art and design. But did that line even exist in the first place?]]>

Balance: Art + Design
Reception: 6-9 p.m., Jan. 23 
Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 24-25 
Mainsite Contemporary Art 
122 E. Main St., Norman 
mainsite-art.com 
360-1162

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<![CDATA[Monochromatic masterpieces - In Your Eye Gallery’s latest exhibition is proof that sometimes art is a black-and-white proposal.]]>

Black and White

Jan. 4–Feb. 1

In Your Eye Studio & Gallery 

3005-A Paseo St. 

inyoureyegallery.com

525-2161

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<![CDATA[Coming home - OKC native Jamie Pettis has traveled far and wide but was drawn back to her home state for her new exhibit.]]> There’s just something magnetic about Oklahoma City, but one natural-born wayfarer and multidisciplinary artist didn’t realize it until she headed west three years ago.]]> <![CDATA[The art of Noise - Mainsite’s raucous new exhibit explores the relationship between aural and visual media.]]>

Noise Makers

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday, through Jan. 1

Mainsite Contemporary Art

122 E. Main St., Norman

mainsite-art.com

360-1162

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