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  • APRIL 2015 // SLICE 57

    SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION

    CENTRAL OKLAHOMA FRONTIER COUNTRY ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF NORMAN CITY OF YUKON DALE ROGERS TRAINING

    CENTER RED EARTH MUSEUM OF OSTEOLOGY GAYLORD-PICKENS MUSEUM CITY OF SHAWNEE CITY OF STILLWATER

    OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER CHICKASAW CULTURAL CENTER

    NATIONAL WEATHER CENTER ARTS COUNCIL OF OKLAHOMA CITY EXHIBIT C OKLAHOMA CITY NATIONAL MEMORIAL

    & MUSEUM SAM NOBLE MUSEUM THE HOWELL GALLERY JRB ART AT THE ELMS MAINSITE CONTEMPORARY ART

    CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: BERT SEABOURN, OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE, OIL ON PAPER, JRB ART AT THE ELMS SUSAN STAMM EVANS, THREADS, 2014, BRONZE, THE HOWELL GALLERY CHARLES COURTNEY CURRAN (AMERICAN, 1861-1942), NOONDAY SUNLIGHT, 1924, OIL ON CANVAS; RICHMOND ART MUSEUM, OHIO; PHOTO BY GREY PYLE PHOTOGRAPHY AND COURTESY OKLAHOMA CITY MUSEUM OF ART CHAIRS ILLUMINATED IN THE EVENING AT THE OKLAHOMA CITY NATIONAL MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM ORLY GENGER, TERRA, A MASSIVE SCULPTURE MADE WITH MORE THAN A MILLION FEET OF ROPE; INSTALLED IN CAMPBELL PARK NEAR THE FUTURE HOME OF OKLAHOMA CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER MARK YEARWOOD, FIRE & RAIN (DETAIL), 2015, ACRYLIC MIXED MEDIA, THE HOWELL GALLERY SALLYANN PASCHALL, DUO, OIL ON PANEL DIPTYCH, JRB ART AT THE ELMS

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    UPCOMING EXHIBITS & EVENTS

    SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION

    CHICKASAWCULTURAL CENTER867 Cooper Memorial Dr., Sulphur, 580.622.7130chickasawculturalcenter.com

    May 23-24 Spend Memorial Day Weekend with the family at the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Festivities include traditional games, archery, stomp dancing, cultural demonstrations and films.

    May 23-Nov 30 The 1700s Southeastern Beadwork Collection special exhibit features historical Chickasaw and Southeastern tribal beadwork from pre-European contact through today, as well as 200-year-old artifacts.

    June 27 The Chickasaw Cultural Center hosts the annual Childrens Festival featuring fun activities and events for the whole family.

    CITY OF YUKON 405.350.8937

    Apr 18 The City of Yukon and Yukon Public Schools host the United States Air Force Academy Band featuring the Falconaires Big Band, an 18-piece Glenn Miller-style big band consisting of full-time professional musicians from around the country. Get your free tickets at any Yukon Parks and Recreation location. 7:30 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center, 850 Yukon Ave.

    May 2 Festival of the Child provides a a full day of wholesome fun and creativity for children ages 2 to 13 years. Your child will be inspired by 50 different activities including balloon animals, a magic

    April 19-June 14 | 120 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, 405.325.3095, nwcbiennale.orgNATIONAL WEATHER CENTER

    show, petting zoo, a rock wall and more. Admission bracelets are $5 per child prior to the event and $7 the day of the event; adult admission is free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Yukon City Park, 2200 S. Holly.

    Jun 6 The City of Yukon and the Chisholm Trail Historical Preservation Society present the Chisholm Trail and Crawfish Festival, a family-friendly tradition that celebrates the Chisholm Trail with a bold Cajun flair. The festival is filled with inspired history re-enactors, Indian teepees, kids activities, food vendors, and genuine Cajun foods, music and dancing. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Kirkpatrick Family Farm, 1001 Garth Brooks Blvd.

    EXHIBIT C1 E. Sheridan Ave., Suite 100, OKC, 405.767.8900exhibitcgallery.com

    Now-Jun 30 This seasons featured artist is d.g. smalling, whose exclusive style features South Eastern iconography combined with contemporary technique to create images that are truly unique. His images evoke themes and stories that are central to his Choctaw culture.

    Jun 6 Join Exhibit C during Red Earth for an open house, showcasing all of the amazing artists on display including featured artist d.g. smalling. To celebrate the event we will host a live paint featuring Chickasaw artist Brent Greenwood. The artist will be given a blank canvas and two hours to create an original piece of art live for the audience. This is a rare opportunity

    to watch an artist at work and observe his technique. 6-8 p.m.

    Jul 1-Oct 31 The seasons exhibit will feature Chickasaw artist Cale Chadwick, a multi-faceted artist who works in photography, painting and film. Her work brings a contemporary perspective to her Chickasaw heritage.

    GAYLORD-PICKENS MUSEUM1400 Classen Dr., OKC, 405.235.4458oklahomahof.com

    Apr 23 First Fifty Lecture Series Oklahoma Art History, An Outsiders Perspective, by Dr. Teresa Pac, an assistant professor of Global Art and Visual Culture coordinator at the University of Central Oklahoma.This lecture is the third in a three-part series in conjunction with the current temporary exhibit, The First Fifty Years of Oklahoma Art, provided by the Melton Art Reference Library and on display through April 25. 6-7 p.m.

    May 7 Opening reception for Americas Road: The Journey of Route 66 delivered by Dolese Bros. Co. On display from May 7 through August 29, the NRG! Exhibit includes photographs, narrative, music and objects from the highways heyday.In keeping the museums mission of telling Oklahomas story through its people, the exhibit also will highlight Oklahomas Route 66 landmarks through the eyes of Newkirk artist Caryl Morgan. Her watercolor paintings will detail

    the history of the Mother Road in Oklahoma. 5-7 p.m.

    May 9 Anniversary Day Celebration: Guests will enjoy free admission, family-friendly activities and interactive crafts in celebration of the Gaylord-Pickens Museums 8th birthday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    THE HOWELL GALLERY6432 N. Western Ave., OKC, 405.840.4437howellgallery.com

    May 2 Painting in the Courtyard: Surround yourself with art-in-the-making at the gallerys annual event. Over a dozen of the gallerys artists will be set up inside and throughout the courtyard, painting and sculpting, providing a firsthand look at the creative process. Artists will include Nick Berry, W. Bennett Berry, Dennis Johnson, Ginger Myers, Linda Tuma Robertson and more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Jun 14 Western and Historic Art Show and Sale: Join Howell Gallery for the first annual joint art show and sale with Acosta Strong Fine Art. Featured western artists Andrew Peters, Sonya Terpening, Kenny McKenna, Don Weller and Linda Tuma Robertson will be hanging together with historic artists such as Birger Sandzan, B.J.O. Nordfeldt, Nicolai Fechin, Eric Sloane, E. Martin Hennings and others.11 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Sep 24 Explore the world of controlled, sophisticated abstraction in this one-man art show and sale featuring new paintings by Oklahoma artist Dennis Johnson.

    The first exhibition of its kind an international juried exhibition presentingarts window on the impact of weather on the human experience. The 2015 exhibition is sponsored by the National Weather Center and the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma, and the Norman Arts Council.

    Public opening reception and awards ceremony at the National Weather Center in Norman on Friday, April 19, 3 p.m. Admission iscomplimentarywith a valid ID.

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    JRB ARTAT THE ELMS2810 N. Walker Ave., OKC, 405.528.6336jrbartgallery.com

    Apr 3 First Friday Paseo Gallery Walk featuring Shrines by Siegfried Halus and Paul Medina, mixed media. Opening reception 6-10 p.m.

    May 1 First Friday Paseo Gallery Walk featuring solo exhibits by Sallyann Milam Paschal, Holly Wilson and Behnaz Sohrabian. Opening reception 6-10 p.m.

    Jun 5 First Friday Paseo Gallery Walk featuring solo exhibits by Billy Schenck and Bert Seabourn. Opening reception 6-10 p.m.

    MAINSITE CONTEMPORARY ART122 E. Main St., Norman, 405.360.1162mainsite-art.com

    May 8-22 In collaboration with the Pioneer Library System, the Norman Arts Council presents From Earthsea to Fantasy, an exhibit of amateur and professional artists whose work is inspired by the NEA Big Read book The Wizard of Earthsea and other fantasy themes. Featuring works by A.K. Westerman and G. Patrick Riley.

    Jun 12-Jul 11 Four women artists of the Fringe Collective are featured in Illuminated, an exhibit about illumination both literally and metaphorically. Inspired by lights influence on moods and emotions, the works include painting and jewelry. Also showing is the work of Studio 1409 in an exhibit that takes us back to the roots of photography and science with a hand-built, extra large format camera and a one-of-a-kind dark room processing technique to produce large portraits of diversity.

    Aug 14-Sep 12 Douglas Shaw Elder and Craig Swan: This artist pairing will feature the progression of a mentor and mentee as their works have progressed through a relationship of teacher/student to colleagues. This exhibit will also feature a unique arts educational project for children to participate in when visiting.

    OKLAHOMA CITY NATIONAL MEMORIAL & MUSEUM620 N. Harvey Ave., OKC, 405.235.3313OklahomaCityNationalMemorial.org

    Apr 19 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony: Join the OKC National Memorial & Museum at 9:02 a.m. to observe 168 seconds of silence to honor the lives lost following the April 19, 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Also, experience the newly enhanced museum a life-changing pilgrimage through loss, resilience and the ultimate renewal of a city and its people. Admis