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OKG Newsletter

Topic: artist

Artistic ambassador

The Oklahoma History Center celebrates the varied, influential career of Indian artist Woody Crumbo.

Visual Arts

Sarah Lobban
Crumbo Spirit Talk
through May 29, 2013
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

The definition of art is challenged — often with full nudity — in this dynamic documentary.


Rod Lott
Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Mount it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
The Blooming Currents of Oklahoma artist Chad Mount will be showcased from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at MidwestMedia Studio, 1614 N. Gatewood. On display through August, the exhibition focuses on pieces inspired by the ocean abyss, and a film on Mount will debut at the event, part of the monthly Plaza District’s Live on the Plaza festival. Admission is free. Call 524-6600 or visit

Friday, ongoing

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Boo it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
London artist Boo Ritson is so fascinated with American culture — Here Comes Honey Boo Boo notwithstanding, we assume — that she’s turned it into an exhibition. Featuring approximately 60 multimedia works, Homecoming debuts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing, and runs through Dec. 21. Admission is free. Call 951-0000 or visit

Tuesday, ongoing

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Owens’ field

Local artist Romy Owens has earned a gig that’s literally high-profile: For the next year, her studio is streetside in the Skirvin Hilton.

Visual Arts

Shelly Hickman
In its storied, 101-year history, the Skirvin Hilton Hotel has accommodated some of the most influential people in the world, but no one until now — other than its legendary ghost, Effie, of course — stays for an entire year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Am it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Who is Jamie Pettis, you ask? She’s an artist new to OKC, so naturally, her first solo exhibit in town is titled I Am. Containing 14 Prismacolor pencil portraits, the show can be seen from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Velvet Monkey Salon, 1701 N.W. 16th, during the Plaza District’s Live on the Plaza, and will remain on display for the rest of the month. Call 528-1106 or visit

Friday, ongoing

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Freaky Friday

It’s the end of the Zoo Amp as we know it, and Oklahoma City’s own The Flaming Lips will send it out in style. And blood.


Becky Carman
The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs and New Fumes
5:30 p.m. Friday
OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
2011 N.E. 50th
Wednesday, October 24, 2012