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 NE 63rd St., 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org. Art 365, challenges local artists to create new, innovative artwork and offering significant awards and support to artists, Feb. 28, Artspace at Untitled, 1 N.E. 3rd, 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.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., Feb. 27. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. THU
From Within, artist Skip Thompson lives in the Arbuckle Mountain area of Southern Oklahoma and has been painting since the 1980s, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., arts.ok.gov.
Four Cutting Edge Artists for February, Dylan Bradway, Jesse Courtney Struttman, Michael Hatcher and Nathan Evans. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com
Gallery Talk, Art 365 artists and guest curator take a casual walk around the gallery to explain more about the development of ambitious artistic projects. 10:30 a.m.- noon, Mar. 1, Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org. Generations, a father-son art exhibit with Brad and Nathan Price featuring recent works in oil, acrylic and mixed-media. 8 a.m-2 p.m., Mar. 4. Norman Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave., Norman, 307-9320, pasnorman.org. I’m a Little Teapot/Get Your Geek On, University of Central Oklahoma College of Fine Arts and Design exhibits featuring artistic expression through unique media. 4:30 p.m., Feb. 27, 100 N. University, Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu.
Living Homeless, The Homeless Alliance and Upward Transitions are partnering with Istvan Gallery to provide the public with a photography exhibit that snapshots the lives of the homeless in Oklahoma City. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com.
Ceramic Wheel-Throwing Class, weekly basic wheelthrowing class instructed by Clayton Reece, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 26. House of Clay, 1100 NW 30th St., 524-5610. WED
Challenge of the Blank Wall, a wall of any color can demand more of your attention and may necessitate a visit to a gallery, noon-5 p.m. Jann Jeffrey Gallery, 3018 Paseo, jannjeffrey.com.
Chuck Close: Works on Paper, a leading figure in modern American art and printmaking since the early 1970s, this exhibition celebrates his groundbreaking printmaking career. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. Come on Down, sculpture work by Lisa Hoke challenging the irony of modern mass-production. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, 236-3100, okcmoa.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. Dennis Parker, an exhibition of paintings by the Oklahoma painter and teacher. Summer Wine Gallery, 2928B Paseo St., 831-3279, summerwinegallery.com. Flesh and Bone, series of lifelike paintings by artist David Slone, a.k.a. Gallery, 3001 Paseo St., 606-2522, akagallery.net.
Luminosity, Marvin Lee has explored several art mediums throughout his career, but has always been most ardent about photography. Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., arts.ok.gov.
Making Change, exhibit featuring the stories behing the groundbreaking coins designed by sculptors Laura Gardin Fraser and Glenna Goodacre. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org. MAPS 20th Anniversary Artist Projects, an exhibition offering perspectives and stories about the transformation of OKC over the last two decades. IAO Art Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan Ave., 232-6060, iaogallery.org.
The Artistik Palette, valentine painting at the social painting place, 6-9 p.m., Feb. 27. The Artistik Palette, 5820 E. Reno, artistikpalette.com. THU The Art of Sport and Play, a curated look at collected memorabilia from Kevin Carrolla’s travels abroad. Sam Noble History Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu.
Matt Atkinson, Matt’s paintings represent his sense of nature’s interconnection with the human kind. 10:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Feb. 12, Summer Wine Art Gallery, 2928B Paseo St., 831-3279, summerwinegallery.com. WED
OKC’s First Interactive Park, an immersive interactive playground designed by local artists, noon-6 p.m., IAO Art Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan Ave., 232-6060, iaogallery.org. Oklahoma @ the Movies, a celebration showcasing the creativity and innovation of Oklahomans and their legacy the silver screen. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, 522-0765, okhistory.org.
Oklahoma Society of Impressionists, group show of several local artists. Howell Gallery, 6432 N. Western Ave., 840-4437, howellgallery.com. On Assignment: The Photojournalism of Horatio Bristol, achieved critical and popular acclaim in 1938 for his photographs of migrant workers in California during the Great Depression. Fred Jones Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, 325-3272, ou.edu/fjjma.
Paint N’ Cheers, creative social art classes, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 27-28. Paint N Cheers, 1614 N. Gatewood Ave., 524-4155, paintncheers.com. THU–FRI
Pinot’s Palette, sip on your favorite beverage while painting your very own masterpiece, 7-10 p.m., Feb. 27- Mar. 1; 7-9 p.m., Mar. 4. Pinot’s Palette, 115 E. California Ave., 602-3850, pinotspalette.com. THU–SAT, TUE
Premises: Undergraduate Thesis Projects in Interior Design, projects ranging from the development of a learning center and a sustainable home for a family of four, University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University Drive, Edmond, uco.edu/cfad. Selected Works, artwork surging with the international flavor of folk art, jazz, graffiti and urban motifs, Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd, arts. ok.gov.
Selfies, smartphone-snapped images sprayed across social media outlets. Mainsite Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main St., Norman. 360-1162, mainsite-art.com. Subtext, artist Marjorie Atwood combines media and subject matter to illustrate her wide variety of influences. Governor’s Gallery, Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., artsok.gov.
Swoon, a group show featuring the Oklahoma City Women’s Art Organization Fringe. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com.
The Daily Artifact, exhibition created by designer Corey Fuller’s personal challenge to create one new thing a day for a year. Gaylord-Pickens Heritage Museum, 1400 Classen Blvd., 235-4458, oklahomaheritage.com.
The Science of Rock and Roll, exhibition including artifacts, informational walls and documentary videos while visitors can pick up a guitar or experiment with turntables. Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52nd St., 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org. Three Artists All Over the Place, three Oklahoma artists with varied backgrounds and widely different styles. Norman Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave., Norman, pasnorman.org/artgallery.
Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Feb. 28. Tipsy Artist Studio, 124 W. Oklahoma St., Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com Unfortunate Son, six-canvas series centering around the Vietnam conflict and taking its inspiration from a group of letters written home by the artist’s father. AKA Gallery, 3001 Paseo. akagallery.net.
Wine Down with Some Art Therapy, includes a different painting, craft or project every Friday night supplies included, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 28. April Rose Studios, 113 W. Main St., 759-7977. FRI
Woven With a Silent Motto: Drawings 1977-2014, Chuck Webster is known for his playful, quasi-abstract paintings and drawings. Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing, 951-0000, cityartscenter.org.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, images representing a year between 1810-1843 that addresses a complex problem or issue in America’s recent history. Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org.