Archive: Area of Interest: Museum

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

Cherokee Beadwork

In conjunction with the exhibition Western Wares, discover the diverse ways people adorn personal items. Learn the two-needle applique style of beadwork used by Southeastern tribes during the flourishing period of historic beadwork in the 18th century. Students will bead an iconic design popular... Read More

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Tattooing: Religion, Reality and Regret

Tattooing is a custom dating back thousands of years in North America. Traditionally, women and men used them to visually express tribal affiliation and war honors, as well as connections to divine beings, maturity rites and social and religious affiliation. These expressions of identity continued... Read More

Curator Conversation: Western Wares

From rhinestones and pearl snaps to cattle horns on the grill of a car, people recognize and associate specific design elements with the West. Join curators Samantha Schafer and Nathan Jones for an overview presentation of the new exhibition Western Wares. This seated presentation will be followed... Read More

Express Mail

When artists put pen to paper, the result is not always art – sometimes it is friendship, advice, inspiration, or congratulations. The written communications artists send and receive show their expression in ways their art cannot. Letters, holiday cards, and postcards show personal bonds forged... Read More

Oklahoma City’s Pop Culture Con

Oklahoma City’s Pop Culture Con is now BIGGER AND BETTER! We have a new home at Remington Park and we're very excited about our 2022 show! Our show is a two-day event, packed with exciting family-friendly fun! Activities include celebrity guests, cosplay contests, a kids area, Q & A... Read More

Matchbox Twenty

MATCHBOX TWENTY Special Guest The Wallflowers ***All Tickets Honored from 8/17/20 & 8/17/21 On Sale Now at www.zooampokc.com Direct Link: http://bit.ly/MatchboxinOKC Read More

Western Wares

People have always found inspiration in the West when creating objects to decorate their lives. Through clothing, furniture, tableware and more, Western Wares shows how designs with roots on the range came to occupy fashion runways. Take a stroll through Western style and ideas and see how they fit! Read More