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re|engage Marriage Support

August 14th, 2016 5:00 PM - December 4th, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Whether your marriage needs to be reignited, or is in need of a complete resurrection, re|engage is a safe place for couples to reconnect. re|engage offers hope to marriages by helping couples move toward oneness through stories of grace, teaching and small groups. Join us for this 16-session experience which includes a time of music, prayer, a large group teaching time or a couple testimony by a couple who has experienced victory in the midst of hard times, and small group time which follows a specified curriculum.

Holiday Drop-In Art dates- Holiday Card Making

September 3rd, 2016 1:00 PM - December 31st, 2016 - 4:00 PM
Join us for an interactive experience to create extraordinary works of art inspired by the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Our teaching artists will provide basic instruction and materials during these come-and-go art-making sessions. Drop-in Art is every Saturday from 1-4 p.m.*

Holiday Meals To-go

September 20th, 2016 12:00 PM - December 24th, 2016 - 12:00 PM
The Museum Cafe is ready for the holidays! Leave the cooking to us this holiday season with savory menus for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Whether you don’t have time to cook this year or want to try something new, the Museum Cafe has you covered.

New exhibition- Sacred Words: The Saint John’s Bible and the Art of Illumination

October 15th, 2016 10:00 AM - January 8th, 2017 - 5:00 PM
The first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in the modern era is now on view at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Sacred Words: The Saint John’s Bible and the Art of Illumination opened October 15 at OKCMOA and includes seventy selected folios from The Saint John’s Bible as well as other historical illuminated manuscripts, such as a Book of Hours, Quran pages, and Torah scrolls. Sacred Words includes a selection of original, unbound illuminated manuscript folios on calfskin vellum from The Saint John’s Bible, as well as sketches, drawings, inks and tools used to create the manuscript.

Exhibition: Bees of the [HIVE]

November 22nd, 2016 10:00 AM - December 31st, 2016 - 6:00 PM
To commemorate the opening of the new gallery shop, the [HIVE], will be an exhibition featuring installation and larger works of art by selected artists of the [HIVE]. You and your friends are invited to the opening reception for Bees of the [HIVE] on November 19th from 5-8 p.m.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry

December 4th, 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
TheatreOCU presents a stage version of the quintessential Christmas story. This beloved American holiday classic, written by Joe Landry and based on the classic American film, comes to captivating life as a live radio broadcast, complete with live sound effects and commercial breaks. With the help of a small ensemble that brings numerous characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life on a fateful Christmas Eve. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu.tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

OKCMOA Museum Store Members’ Sale

December 5th, 2016 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Museum Store presents the Members’ Holiday Sale! All OKCMOA Members are invited to shop the Museum Store on Monday, December 5 from 2-6 pm! Receive an extra 10% off unique gifts from local artists and much more!

Inaugural OAI Alumni Hall of Fame Induction & 40th Anniversary Celebration

December 6th, 2016 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join us as we celebrate 40 years of Quartz Mountain magic by inducting four of our distinguished alums into the inaugural OAI Alumni Hall of Fame! Hosted by OSAI parent and award-winning newscaster Linda Cavanaugh, the luncheon will honor four of OAI's most distinguished alums. These individuals represent the breadth of Oklahoma talent whose successful careers have been nurtured through their participation in the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain. The event will be at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel at 1 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Holiday Circus Extravaganza

December 6th, 2016 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Celebrate the season and make memories to last a lifetime with family fun for all ages featuring authentic circus showmanship, skill AND Saint Nick making his holiday entrance on one of our magnificent elephants! Where else can you see beautiful performers and amazing animal acts all under one roof? You will be thrilled at the sight of the Wheels of Destiny as physics is pushed to the limit in the giant steel spheres. Get lost in laughter at the comedy created by our famous clown “Pinky”. All this, together with aerial artistry at the apex of the arena, jugglers, hula-hoop marvels and clowns to tickle your holiday fancy! Children of all ages will squeal with delight at the sight of Santa himself striding into the ring on the back of the largest members of our circus family, the Asian elephants! America's oldest family-owned Circus brings its newest attraction, the Holiday Circus Extravaganza, to Guthrie’s Logan County Fairgrounds on December 6th! An affordable holiday experience for the entire family. Advance tickets are just $16.00 for Adults and $10.00 for Children under age 12. Military and Senior discounts available! Tickets are by visiting www.bigtopshow.com. For more information, call 580-743-7292.

Cafe Society: Art in the 21st Century - Vancouver

December 8th, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
[Cafe Society] at Untitled will offer a series of screenings of the amazing PBS series “Art 21: Art in the 21st Century”, which focuses on the most contemporary artists right now. Season 8 features artist from a particular location in North America with each episode, including Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. We will be showing the Vancouver episode. The screenings are free and open to the public.

Home for the Holidays

December 8th, 2016 8:00 PM - December 10th, 2016 - 8:00 PM
More than 120 students from Oklahoma City University's Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment will take the stage for Home for the Holidays. The annual Broadway-style extravaganza captures the spirit of the season with high-energy numbers, colorful costumes and a Nativity of Christ's birth. Tickets are $29 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu/tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry

December 8th, 2016 8:00 PM - December 10th, 2016 - 8:00 PM
TheatreOCU presents a stage version of the quintessential Christmas story. This beloved American holiday classic, written by Joe Landry and based on the classic American film, comes to captivating life as a live radio broadcast, complete with live sound effects and commercial breaks. With the help of a small ensemble that brings numerous characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life on a fateful Christmas Eve. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu.tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

Concordia's 12 Days of Christmas

December 9th, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join Concordia’s Ladies Auxiliary as they present the third annual holiday open house, Concordia’s 12 Days of Christmas! On Friday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. residents and guests can enjoy holiday festivities at Concordia including tours of holiday homes, carols by the Concordia Chorus, a raffle for a gift basket fundraiser, sweet desserts and horse drawn carriage rides to see festive lights and the “12 Days of Christmas” display. The event is open to the public and tickets are $10 for the open house and an additional $10 for a carriage ride (reservation required). Every guest will receive one raffle ticket to go toward the gift basket. Additional raffle tickets are available for $3 each or two tickets for $5. All proceeds from the event will benefit Concordia’s Benevolent Care Fund. RSVP to Concordia’s Concierge (405-720-7200) for both the open house and carriage rides by December 7.  Concordia Life Care Community is located at 7707 W Britton Rd Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132. We hope to see you at Concordia’s 12 Days of Christmas!

Christmas Vespers

December 9th, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
More than 250 Oklahoma City University singers and orchestral musicians will celebrate the 38th annual Christmas Vespers concerts. The OKCU Symphony Orchestra will perform with the four OKCU vocal ensembles: University Singers, Ad Astra Women's Chorus, the University Men's Chorus and the Chamber Choir. The 2016 Vespers will feature "Gloria" by John Rutter and conclude with the traditional candlelight recessional based on "Silent Night". Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu/tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

Home for the Holidays

December 10th, 2016 2:00 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
More than 120 students from Oklahoma City University's Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment will take the stage for Home for the Holidays. The annual Broadway-style extravaganza captures the spirit of the season with high-energy numbers, colorful costumes and a Nativity of Christ's birth. Tickets are $29 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu/tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma Presents: The Colors of Christmas

December 10th, 2016 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma Presents: The Colors of Christmas Oklahoma City's brand new A Capella chorus, The Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma will be performing its very first Christmas show. Join us as the show will feature traditional Christmas songs performed by the entire chorus of 40-50 men of all ages as well as performances by The 405 quartet, the School Bored Four, Okie Dokes, and the East Side Boys quartets. Also free pictures with Santa!

Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma Presents: The Colors of Christmas

December 10th, 2016 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma Presents: The Colors of Christmas Oklahoma City's brand new A Capella chorus, The Vocal Sounds of Oklahoma will be performing its very first Christmas show. Join us as the show will feature traditional Christmas songs performed by the entire chorus of 40-50 men of all ages as well as performances by The 405 quartet, the School Bored Four, Okie Dokes, and the East Side Boys quartets. Also free pictures with Santa!

Christmas Vespers

December 10th, 2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
More than 250 Oklahoma City University singers and orchestral musicians will celebrate the 38th annual Christmas Vespers concerts. The OKCU Symphony Orchestra will perform with the four OKCU vocal ensembles: University Singers, Ad Astra Women's Chorus, the University Men's Chorus and the Chamber Choir. The 2016 Vespers will feature "Gloria" by John Rutter and conclude with the traditional candlelight recessional based on "Silent Night". Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.okcu.edu/tickets or by calling 405-208-5227.

A Very Wes Anderson Christmas

December 21st, 2016 12:00 PM - December 31st, 2016 - 12:00 PM
This holiday season, Museum Films presents its series, A Very Wes Anderson Christmas.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Museum Café

December 31st, 2016 5:00 PM - January 1st, 2017 - 12:00 PM
Ring in the new year with dinner at the Museum Cafe and a champagne toast on the Roof Terrace with a view of the downtown fireworks! With three dinner settings available, guests can choose a preferred dining time and enjoy live jazz music by The Music Makers at 9 pm.