A Fresh Take: William S. and Ann Atherton Art of the American West Gallery, showcasing the Museum’s permanent art collection in
Allan Houser and His Students, in celebration of his 100th birthday, this exhibit features works of Allan Houser as well as his students, focusing on his role as a teacher and mentor. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd St., 478-2250, national cowboymuseum.org.
Art After 5 Roof Terrace, join downtown workers, adventurous concert and film goers and the art crowd for cocktails on the skyline, 5 p.m., Oct. 31. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa.com.. THU
Behind Bars, featuring the work of men in the Oklahoma Prison system with all proceeds going to the purchase of art supplies. The Society, 1609 N Blackwelder, thesocietyokc.com.
Complementary Colors, visually-charged artwork from painter Theresa Hurt and glass artist Nicki Albright. In Your Eye Gallery, 3005-A Paseo Dr., 525-2161, inyoureyegallery.com.
Composites: Technology and New Media Become Art, seven artists with ties to Oklahoma explore the territory where art and science meet. The Satellite Galleries at The Science Museum, 2100 NE 52nd St., 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org.
Contemporary Christmas, small works and large will be featured for the holiday season, Contemporary Art Gallery. 2928 Paseo Dr., 601-7474, contemporaryartgalleryokc.com..
Dark Light: The Micaceous Ceramics of Christine Nofchissey McHorse, an exhibition of the artist’s newest works. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm, Norman, ou.edu/fjjma.
Drop-In Art: 3-D Portraits, guest artists interact with families to create works of art, 1-4 p.m., Nov. 2. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. SAT
Faces of Betina Steinke, featuring the work of the renowned portrait artist who spend over 60 years capturing the people of the American West. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum. First Friday Art Walk, peruse works in the wealth of galleries that the Paseo district has to offer, 6-10 p.m., Nov. 1. The Paseo District, NW 30th St. and Paseo Dr., thepaseookc.com. FRI
Featured Selections from Prix de West, selections from the museum’s most prestigious collection. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Katherine Liontas-Warren, featuring the debut of two new bodies of work which speak directly to the artist’s heritage and the nature of art. Paseo Originals Art Gallery, 2920 Paseo Dr., 604-6602, paseooriginals.com.
Let’s Do Something Nice For Eachother, an exhibition featuring the work of Michele Romo, The Womb, 25 NW 9th, thewombgallery.com. Libertad de Expresion: The Art of the Americas and Cold War Politics, exploring the impact of Cold War politics on freedom of expression, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, ou.edu/fjjma.
Oaklahoma: Oakland Meets Oklahoma, an animated combination of styles by Joey Alvarez and Dylan Bradshaw, utilizing a wide range of styles and techniques producing paintings, sculptures and furniture, DNA Galleries, 1709 NW 16th St., 525-3499, dnagalleries.com. Oklahoma City! Sooner or Later…, guided history of the Oklahoma City Police Department presented through photos, documents, historical items and text. Oklahoma City City Hall, 200 N. Walker, 528-6322.
On and Off the Wall, featuring three distinctly different Oklahoma artists. In Your Eye Studio and Gallery, 3005-A Paseo Dr., 525-2161, inyoureyegallery.com. Reigns Supreme: The Little Black Dress, featuring the Textiles Collection. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, 522-5248, okhistorycenter.org. Rocks, Trees and Water, the landscape paintings of Larry Layton on display in the Governor’s Gallery in the capitol building. Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., ok.gov.
Roger Shimomura, prints of this famous Japanese- American artist can be found in the Chambers library on campus. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, uco.edu.
Route 44 - A Journey, a retrospective featuring the photography of Larry Hefner. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University, Edmond, uco.edu. Senior Capstone Exhibition, an array of mediums, this exhibit will feature the work of eight UCO senior art students pending graduation this December. Istvan Gallery, 1218 Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com.
Small Skull Paintings, a lighthearted exhibit of paintings by Michael J Wilson. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com. Jolene Loyd Forbes, artist of the month: clay monotypes, encaustic and oil. Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo Dr, paseogalleryone.webs.com. The Art of the Comic Book, including work from and inpsired by the comic book and illustrative arts. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery. com.
Tales of the Spirit, featuring the myths, legends, stories and creations from Native America and beyond. Tribes 131, 131 24th Ave. NW, Norman, 329-4442, southwestindianarts.net.
The Illuminated Garden, the artist uses patterns as a backdrop for the flowers as a reminder of the playfulness between sensuality and spirituality. Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., 951-0000, cityartscenter.org. Toast to the Arts, visitors will take a tour of fine champagne and sparkling wine, international food and toast to the musuem’s collection, 7-9 p.m., Nov. 1, Fred Jones Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, 325-3272, ou.edu/fjjma. SAT Type Talks: An Exhibition of Student Experiments WIth Typography, sophomore and junior students in the design program who have explored innovative, memorable techniques of typography. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 E University, Edmond. uco.edu. This Too, featuring mixed-media work of artist Mark Fox. Artspace at Untitled, 1 N.E. 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org.
Water Reflections, the acrylic paintings of Lynden Wilcoxson, 50 Penn Place Gallery, 1900 Northwest Expressway Suite 113-R, 848-5567, 50pennplacegallery. com.
Wide Open Wednesdays, free admission all day on Wednesdays to the museum, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd St., 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.com. WED, WED