Oklahoma Contemporary
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The Garde

Level up networking and enjoy innovative events with The Garde!

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The Garde is an association of art lovers who want to network with other young professionals, enjoy bold and innovative social events and aspire to the tenets of the avant-garde. As a member of The Garde, art enthusiasts will find deeper connections with Oklahoma Contemporary offerings and with one another within the Oklahoma City art community.

Benefits of The Garde:

Upcoming events

ArtNow: Late Night on the Terrace | June 22 | 9-11 p.m.
Admission: $40
Hosted by The Garde
Beer and wine | light bites | dancing | cocktail attire encouraged | ages 21+

The exhibition ArtNow: The Soul Is a Wanderer provides a snapshot of the visual arts created in Oklahoma today. The ArtNow party brings together tastemakers and trendsetters for an exciting evening of art, cocktails and special performances supporting our mission. Ticket proceeds help keep exhibitions at Oklahoma Contemporary free of charge, year-round.

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The Garde Studio Takeover | July 14 | 6-8 p.m.
Admission: $40 | Register now — only 60 tickets available!

You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy The Studios. Grab a drink and get your hands dirty. Wander through the building, try something new with a local artist or enjoy a drink with other young professionals. Your ticket includes everything — even the drinks!

How do I join?
After you become a member of Oklahoma Contemporary at any level, it is FREE to add The Garde as an additional benefit. Email us at development@okcontemp.org and let us know you'd like to join The Garde.

What if I'm already a member?
Fantastic! Thank you for your support. Email us at development@okcontemp.org and let us know you'd like to join The Garde.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

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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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