Oklahoma Contemporary
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Dancers in black pants and white shirts leap from a patterned path in a green park with a silver building in the background

Upcoming Programs

A graphic featuring the word YIELD filled with an image of prairie grass and blue sky above the words "we belong to the land: a creative investigation into our collective presence. Part 1: Oklahoma Contemporary" and a circular, magenta logo for Spark!

May 26
YIELD: Performance
Commissioned by Oklahoma Contemporary
6-7 p.m. | Sculpture Garden
Free tickets available here

SPARK! Creative Lab invites the public to an immersive, interactive performance centered on community and the land beneath us. YIELD: We Belong to the Land is inspired by Maren Hassinger’s sculptures currently on view in Oklahoma Contemporary's Sculpture Garden. This multidisciplinary performance is the culmination of a 10-week creative investigation into the human experience that shapes our current, shared reality.

Accessibility: YIELD’s performance will be an ASL-interpreted event. While the performance will travel the grounds of Oklahoma Contemporary, accommodations can be made for those with limited mobility.

Learn more here.

Two dancers holding light sticks against a dark background

June 10 and 11
| Performance
8-9:30 p.m. | Te Ata Theatre
June 10 tickets here
June 11 tickets here

RACE Dance Collective’s illume is a multi-genre dance experience about humanhood, covering the layers of grief, individual perceptions on an “ism” (a distinctive practice system or philosophy) and moments of joy. illume not only asks the audience to watch but to also offer their own light to the space.

Learn more here.

A Black woman painted in blue, green, white and yellow stripes release a butterfly from her finger. A green ribbon floats around her, and green and blue butterflies emerge from her hair.

June 16
Sanctuary Redefined: We Shall Own Our Legacy
8-9 p.m. | Campbell Art Park
Free, no reservations required

Presented by OKC Artists for Justice in partnership with Oklahoma Contemporary, Sanctuary Redefined: We Shall Own Our Legacy presents a perspective of Black women through poetry, movement, music and song. The performance is inspired by and uses Chakaia Booker's Shaved Portions as a backdrop.

Learn more here.


Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 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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