Oklahoma Contemporary
Hand writing with pen in notebook

Literary Arts

Discover your inner Joan Didion or Octavia Butler with Studio School's offerings in writing. Each course has limited enrollment, ensuring that you will receive personal feedback on your progress from your instructor and peers in a warm, supportive environment.

Learn more about the instructors' backgrounds and teaching approaches here.

Questions about a multi-week class? Tuition for multi-week courses does not include materials. When signing up for a class, all students agree to abide by the policies set forth in the Student Handbook.

Eight-week classes | March 27-May 21
Four-week classes | Session 1 | March 27-April 23
Four-week classes | Session 2 | April 24-May 21

Eight-week and four-week Session 1 | March 20
Four-week Session 2 | April 20

Interested in more than just Literary Art? See all our classes and workshops here.

Four-Week Class | Writing About Food

  • Date 6-8 p.m., Thursdays, May 4-25
  • Cost $125
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Various writers!
  • Age Requirements 18+
  • Contact studioschool@okcontemp.org
A felted and stuffed corndog and peach

Use food, flavors and spices as inspiration for a memoir, short story, cultural history, creative non-fiction, poem or a novel. Inspired by The Art of Food exhibition, write about food from fiction and non-fiction perspectives.
No writing experience necessary, but it really helps if you like food.

Course syllabus available Feb. 24.

Open Studio time is included with registration. Open Studio allows currently enrolled students to work on their projects in Oklahoma Contemporary’s studios outside of class meetings. Availability varies weekly and times are posted outside each studio.



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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