Archive: Area of Interest: Museum

Traditional Cowboy Arts Exhibition & Sale

SALE EVENT SEPTEMBER 30 - OCTOBER 1. ON EXHIBIT OCTOBER 1 - JANUARY 2, 2023 The Traditional Cowboy Arts Association is dedicated to preserving and promoting the skills of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing and rawhide braiding. "Continuing the... Read More

Exhibition Overview

This exhibition will examine the development of what is known today as a “cowboy hat” using the Museum’s permanent collection.  Beginning with wide-brimmed leather hats (vaqueteadas), the exhibition will explore the evolution of the cowboy hat from woven sombreros, to “John B.’s” or... Read More

Aliento a Tequila (The Spirit of Tequila)

The exhibition explores and celebrates the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, Mexico’s mestizo national drink. This series of photographs by Joel Salcido includes the original distilleries that literally founded the industry, as well as several artisanal tequileras... Read More


On Tuesday, August 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., we are welcoming homeschool groups and families to join us for a very special day. We’re so excited to share our demonstrations of hands-on science in chemistry, electricity, physics, astronomy, botany, and maybe even an explosion or two!Peak your... Read More


On Aug. 26 at 7 p.m., SMO21: Mission Control, sponsored by Express Employment International, blasts off and you've been invited to train for an intergalactic mission. Join us for a night of simulated mission training, rocket launches, signature drinks, music and so much... Read More


Tuesday, August 16 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Science Museum Oklahoma with Lynn Health Science Institute and Oklahoma Public Health Association will host a free community health fair in conjunction with the screening of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions documentary “The Color... Read More


Fall break will be here before you know it and we know just the place to send your young scientists! This October, we’re making music, exploring all things microscopic and becoming mad scientists. Early Explorers (pre-K and kindergarten), Explorers (grades 1-3) and Innovators (grades 4-6) will... Read More

Perked-Up Playdate

Meet up with friends on the third Tuesday of the month, April through September, within a safe community space at the Friess Family Playground. During these playdates, friendships will form, a community will develop and conversations will take place while children engage with each other and explore... Read More

Drop-in Drawing: Abraham Lincoln

On the second Sunday of the month, explore your creative side in a fun and informal drawing session. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with other art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing. Can’t make it to... Read More