Hear from some local Human Books as Human Library Tulsa joins with Gilcrease Museum in conjunction with its Americans All! Exhibit on Sunday January 20th. From 1:30pm-3:30pm six Human Books will be stationed throughout the museum sharing their own immigrant stories. As part of Gilcrease's Funday Sunday there will be Free admission all day, with art activities from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Americans All!, Gilcrease Museum’s latest exhibition drawn from the permanent collection, showcases the many positive contributions immigrants have made, and continue to make, to American life and culture. Regardless of origin, once in the United States, these newest Americans have consistently contributed indispensable ingredients to the ongoing evolution of America’s cultural identity.
Americans All! includes more than 50 paintings and works of sculpture celebrating over 200 years of American art by 26 immigrant artists. Artists ranging from John James Audubon (Haiti), to Albert Bierstadt (Germany), Leon Gaspard (Russia), Emanuel Leutze (Germany), Thomas Moran (England), Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Ireland), Jules Tavernier (France) and Olaf Wieghorst (Denmark) are just a few of the 26 featured.
Get to know your neighbors! Check out a Human book at Gilcrease After Hours on the last Friday of the month from 7-9 p.m. Free Admission! The Human Books will be from different areas of the 918. Come hear from a Human Book who lives in a different part of town than you. We hope to create conversations that help reveal the uniqueness, the value, and the hopes of each area of Tulsa.
Gilcrease Museum and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation present an evening dedicated to civic unity, celebrating the resilience of Greenwood and remembrance. Participate in a community art project, enjoy music and listen to poetry readings. Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about the history of Greenwood as well as the 1921 Race Massacre through a pop-up exhibition from the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum.
Evening also includes music, programs, culture and cocktails. Gilcrease galleries open late.