Archive: Area of Interest: Food+Drinks


Calling all Oklahoma schools, the Oklahoma City Zoo has a special offer for you. February marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Tiger and to honor this occasion the OKC Zoo is hosting a School Mascot Challenge, encouraging Oklahoma schools to permanently change... Read More


The Oklahoma City Zoo’s winter hours continue and the park will be open Thursdays through Mondays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last entry no later than 4 p.m. The Zoo is closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Wednesday, February 9. Purchase advance admission tickets... Read More

Read the West Book Club: Letters of a Woman Homesteader

This book is composed of letters written by a young woman who lost her husband in a railroad accident and went to Denver to seek support for herself and her two-year-old daughter. Turning her hand to the nearest work, she went out by the day as house-cleaner and laundress. Later, seeking to better... Read More

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Southeastern Tattoo Traditions

An Indigenous tattoo revival is in full swing all over the world. J.P. Johnson will discuss the importance of ceremonial tattoo traditions amongst tribal peoples of the Southeast but, more specifically, Cherokee tattooing and the reclaiming of Cherokee identity through ceremony. J.P. Johnson has... Read More

Date with the Duke: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

When Senator Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon (John Wayne), he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. The stage was robbed on its way in by the local... Read More

Curator Conversations: Fabulous Fashion

Focus on the fabulous fashions that are represented in Western Wares with Archivist and Exhibition Curator Samantha Schafer. Learn to identify key design elements by decade and how those fashions continue to find new life today. $5; free for Museum members. Click Here to Register. Read More

Kids Take Over The Cowboy: Western Wears

Explore the world of Wild West fashion! Find modern examples of classic Western style in the Western Wares exhibition. Discover all the bling and embellishments used on cowboy hats, trousers, blouses and even dentures! Compare and contrast how much fashion has changed since the early days of the... Read More