Gil­crease Mu­seum

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1400 N. Gil­crease Mu­seum Road Tulsa, OK 74127, (918) 596-2700 www.gil­

Gil­crease Mu­seum houses a com­pre­hen­sive, in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary col­lec­tion of art, cul­ture and his­tory of North America. The mu­seum is home to an Amer­i­can art col­lec­tion pre­sent­ing more than

350 years of paint­ings, sculp­tures and works on pa­per, in­clud­ing the largest pub­lic col­lec­tion of art of the Amer­i­can West. The an­thro­pol­ogy col­lec­tion rep­re­sents hun­dreds of Indige­nous cul­tures from across North America, from 12,000 B.C. to the 21st cen­tury. The ar­chives at Gil­crease con­tain one of the most ex­ten­sive col­lec­tions of rare books, doc­u­ments, maps, print port­fo­lios and un­pub­lished ma­te­rial re­lated to the his­tory of the North Amer­i­can con­ti­nent.

The 2019 sea­son at Gil­crease in­cludes un­par­al­leled tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions such as Pulitzer Prize Pho­to­graphs, which brings his­tory to life with the most com­pre­hen­sive col­lec­tion of Pulitzer Prize-win­ning images ever as­sem­bled; Bob Dy­lan: Face Value and Be­yond, which ex­plores the many facets of the mu­si­cian’s artistry with por­traits and ephemera ex­clu­sive to the Bob Dy­lan ar­chive; and Re­call/re­spond, a Tulsa Artist Fel­low­ship col­lab­o­ra­tion fea­tur­ing con­tem­po­rary art in­spired by Ok­la­homa his­tory and Gil­crease Mu­seum’s col­lec­tion and grounds.

The Gil­crease Mu­seum in Tulsa, Ok­la­homa houses a com­pre­hen­sive col­lec­tion of North Amer­i­can art and ar­ti­facts.

Gil­crease Mu­seum, Jour­ney of Hope (Chil­dren on a Horse), pho­to­graph, 44 x 29”, by Don Bartletti.

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