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2020 Press Coverage

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Oklahoma Contemporary opens its doors

Rand Elliott Architects Plays with Diurnal Rhythms for Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Interior Design

Groundbreaker: Into the Fold

Azure Magazine

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens its doors with luminous exhibition

Engaging Programs and Exhibitions at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
New Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Reflects Ever-Changing Light

YurView / Cox

Arts in OKC: Interview with Eddie Walker at Oklahoma Contemporary

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center by Rand Elliott Architects
Retail Design Blog

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center begins offering limited public access
The Oklahoman

5 reasons to visit Oklahoma Contemporary with kids

MetroFamily Magazine

Inside Oklahoma Contemporary
Oklahoma Today Magazine

Oklahoma Contemporary arrives with opening in Automobile Alley
Oklahoma City Free Press

Not Your Grandma's OKC: A Travel Guide to Oklahoma City: Where to Museum

Fort Worth Magazine

Around Town: Oklahoma Contemporary to allow limited access
The Journal Record

El Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center de Rand Elliott Architects abre sus puertas
Room Magazine

Oklahoma ScissorTales: Another OKC arts option opens its doors
The Oklahoman

2020 Labor Day Family Fun Guide
Metro Family

Our Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center tour
Tony Gaeddert

Our visit to the NEW Oklahoma Contemporary!

Lila Tigerclaw

Ed Ruscha: OKLA

Why Ed Ruscha’s Art Has Enthralled Collectors for Nearly Six Decades

New Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center announces details of landmark exhibit by Oklahoma Cultural Treasure

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Contemporary wins $25,000 NEA grant for Ed Ruscha exhibition

Oklahoma art organizations share creative plans for NEA grant funding

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Contemporary awarded $25,000 grant
The Journal Record

Fieldworks: Beyond Measure

“Fieldworks: Beyond Measure” exhibit intimately terrestrial in focus
Oklahoma City Free Press

Café Contemporary

The Art of Food with Café Contemporary

Staff Features

Week in Review: Carina Evangelista and Tabitha Austin transition to Oklahoma Contemporary

Meet the Art Community of the US Southwest: Christina Beatty Wants Artists in Leadership Roles and Decision-Making Circles

TUL-NYC-OKC: Jeremiah Matthew Davis ready to welcome artists at Oklahoma Contemporary

Nominations and Awards

Oklahoma Contemporary among seven in global shortlist for 2020 World Architecture News Awards in Civics category
World Architecture News

Bright Golden Haze announced as 2020 Best of Year Award finalist in Exhibition/Installation category
Interior Design

Oklahoma Contemporary selected as Editor's Pick in Cultural category in 2020 Best of Design Awards
The Architect's Newspaper

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center named in
Top 10 U.S. architecture projects of 2020

Oklahoma Contemporary named in shortlist for Blueprint Awards 2020 in Best Public-Use Project, Privately Funded category

Blueprint Magazine

Blueprint Awards 2020 Shortlist Announced

Design Curial

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center among 2020 winners of Architecture MasterPrize in Cultural category
Architecture MasterPrize

Oklahoma City architecture firm selected as a finalist for a Blueprint Award
OU Daily

Bright Golden Haze

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center looks to future as inaugural exhibit 'Bright Golden Haze' draws to a close
The Oklahoman

Your Concise Southwest US Art Guide for Spring 2020


'Bright Golden Haze'

OKC Friday

Bright Golden Haze: Reflections

OKC Ballet planning free outdoor performance at Scissortail Park
The Oklahoman

New sculpture taking shape at Scissortail Park
KFOR News 4

Oklahoma City Museum of Art opens new exhibits 'Art with a History' and 'The Art of Light'
The Oklahoman

Shortt Dogg launching Arts Council OKC's Spotlight Concert Series in honor of Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

The Oklahoman

Oklahoma History Center partners with Oklahoma Contemporary for Bright Golden Haze: Reflections
Oklahoma Gazette

Meet the Artists - Denise Duong and Gabriel Friedman creators of "The Unexpected Us"

Scissortail Park

Shadow on the Glare

Oklahoma Contemporary showcases state artists in new exhibit 'Shadow on the Glare'
The Oklahoman

Jen Lewin: Aqueous

New York-based artist Jen Lewin's 'Aqueous' lighting up outside new Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
The Oklahoman

Here’s six temporary outdoor art installations worthy of your next road trip
The Wichita Eagle

Oklahoma Contemporary features outdoor installation
The Journal Record

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center debuting interactive outdoor light instllation 'Aqueous' by NCY artist Jen lewin
The Oklahoman

The Odyssey

Live-stream epic: Oklahoma Contemporary to broadcast marathon reading of 'The Odyssey'
The Oklahoman

Livestream Reading of Emily Wilson’s Translation of The Odyssey: Interviews with Bethany Joy Collins, Lee Ranaldo and Raffi Barsoumian

Los Angeles Review of Books

A Livestream Reading of Emily Wilson’s The Odyssey Translation

Oklahoma Contemporary's star-studded Odyssey
Gallery America - OETA

Week Ahead for Aug. 14 | Homer Run
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Contemporary to Present Odyssey Livestream

It’s Not All Greek After All

Oklahoma Today

FREE Odyssey Livestream with Oklahoma Contemporary
Metro Family Magazine

Now Competing with the International Convention
Brinker Toastmasters

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center planning epic live-stream reading

News Break

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center planning epic live-stream reading of 'The Odyssey' with Bebe Neuwirth, Peter Coyote, Feist and more

News United

Preview: Oklahoma Contemporary to live-stream epic marathon reading of 'The Odyssey'
News Break


Oklahoma Contemporary gives artists opportunities to address current events though Studio-in-Place
The Oklahoman

AR App Reintroduces Native Ecology to Oklahoma

Studio-in-Place artists to work on projects tied to creativity, community & resilience during COVID

Oklahoma City Conventions and Visitors Bureau

Meet Tess Elliott & VR OKC

Gallery America - OETA

Creative While Quarantined

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center celebrating National Poetry Month by creating crowd-sourced poem with poet Quraysh Ali Lansana
The Oklahoman

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center goes online for Studio-in-Place and Camp-in-Place
The Oklahoman

Raising OKC Kids Episode 15: Oklahoma Contemporary's #AtHomeArt

Metro Family Magazine

Oklahoma museums and attractions rely on social media during coronavirus closures

The Oklahoman

Phased Opening Plan

Oklahoma Contemporary delays opening of new arts center to at least mid-July
The Oklahoman

New Plans Set For Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center After Virus Delays Opening
News 9

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center delays new home's opening, cancels summer classes and camps
The Oklahoman

OKC museums prepared to welcome guests


Pandemic forces art center to adjust opening plans
ion Oklahoma

Virus ruins opening of two major museums
OKC Friday

Oklahoma Contemporary Launch

What Is the Role of a Museum in One of Polarized America’s Most Purple States? Oklahoma Contemporary Offers a Case Study

Metal heart - New arts centre provides Oklahoma City with galleries, performance spaces and studios to support a growing local creative scene

Light is a recurring motif inside and out of Oklahoma City's new cultural landmark

Oklahoma’s Light-Bending Contemporary Art Center Has Been Completed
Architectural Digest

Dawning of a new day: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens long-awaited new home
The Oklahoman

New arts space finds its muse in the atmospheric Oklahoma sky
The Art Newspaper

Architect Rand Elliott talks about Oklahoma Contemporary's new home
Gray Magazine

Zigzagging aluminium walls wrap Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Contemporary Opens New Arts Center Inspired by Ever-Changing Light

New Oklahoma Contemporary draws on the region's light and sky

Rand Elliott completes light-bending Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center
The Architect's Newspaper

Tour and Tell: The new Oklahoma Contemporary is going to be amazing!
The Lost Ogle

An inside look at the finished Oklahoma Contemporary arts center in downtown OKC
KFOR News 4

The arts in Oklahoma City are to be celebrated, and accessible to all

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens its new building in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Contemporary and a Façade Reflecting the Open Skies [English Version]
Il museo di Oklahoma City e quel fronte che riflette i cieli del Midwest [Italian Version]
Elle Decor

リニューアルした「Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center」「Folding Light」が街の新しいビーコンに
Axis Web Magazine

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Centre por Rand Elliott Architects
Ambientes Digital

New Museums and Expansions Opening 2020

Oklahoma Contemporary featured in new and revamped museums around the globe
Travel + Leisure

New museums and major expansions opening in 2020
The Art Newspaper

Inside the Leading Design-Forward Museums Opening This Year
Architectural Digest

The 22 Most Beautiful Architectures of 2020 [English Version]
Le 22 architetture più belle del 2020 [Italian Version]
Elle Decor

Oklahoma Contemporary named in top 10 global list

New museums and major expansions opening in 2020
Washington Latest

50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

The Best Places to Travel in 2020

Oklahoma City Named in 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020
Travel + Leisure

The 2020 Uproxx Travel Hot List

Here are the 6 U.S. destinations experts recommend you visit in 2020
Northern Virginia Magazine

Every State's Best Travel Destination for 2020

Want a quick 2020 getaway from Kansas City? Some road trip ideas for the whole year

The Kansas City Star

2020 Uproxx Travel Hot List
Breaking U.S. News

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020

10 Best Places to Travel in April
Travel + Leisure

Oklahoma City: A City on the Rise
Select Traveler


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Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003

Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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