Get insight into five centuries of artistic highlights this downtown museum showcasing European and American masterpieces, including works by Georgia O’Keeffe and Dale Chihuly.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) is home to several remarkable collections, which provide an overview of European and American art movements. The landmark institution in Oklahoma City’s downtown Arts District is also the city’s first port-of-call for traveling exhibitions.
Step inside and pick from OKCMOA’s exceptional collections. The drawings and prints collection spans from the 16th century to the present, while the post-war and contemporary art collection takes a look at modern themes. You might see key works by Alexander Calder, Don Eddy, Eric Fischl and Ellsworth Kelly. Check out the museum’s collection of European art, which begins in the Baroque era and continues to the present day. French post-Impressionist and English 19th-century artworks are among the highlights of this collection.
Explore the museum’s American art collection, which was established by the Oklahoma Art League in the 1940s. This collection provides an overview of nationally significant artworks from colonial times to 1960 and includes works by Hans Hofmann, Thomas Moran and Georgia O’Keeffe. In the museum’s photography collection see fine examples of work by 20th-century American photographers.
Don’t miss the collection of Dale Chihuly glasswork, which is anchored by an extraordinary permanent installation in the museum’s atrium. Temporary galleries show an ever-changing program of touring exhibitions and displays. Find out what’s on at the museum’s theater. You might see foreign, independent or classic films at the museum’s weekly screenings.
OKCMOA has a lively café, a spacious rooftop terrace and regular wine and whiskey tastings. Check out the museum store to pick up gifts and books.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is located in the Arts District, a short distance south of Midtown. Reach the museum on foot or by bus. If you are driving, find metered parking and garages on the adjacent streets. The museum is open daily, except Mondays. Admission is discounted for seniors, students and children, as well as on Thursday evenings for all.