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America's Route: The Journey of Route 66
On display through August 29

Enjoy our newest temporary exhibit, NRG! Exhibits’ America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66, presented by Dolese Bros. Co.  in the museum's Tulsa World Gallery. This exhibit shares the history of and fascination with one of the world’s most famous highways. The exhibit also will highlight Oklahoma’s Route 66 landmarks through the eyes of Newkirk artist Caryl Morgan. Her watercolor paintings will detail the history of the Mother Road in Oklahoma. 


Classics Cars & Vintage Bikes
Saturday, June 6 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

See the cars and motorcycles that would have traveled Route 66 during it's hey day at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum this summer! We will host Classic Cars and Vintage Bikes in our parking lot in conjunction with our current temporary exhibit, America's Road: The Journey of Route 66

Plus, guests will enjoy $1 admission to the Museum during Dollar Days of Summer - $1 admission every Saturday in June, July and August.

Next one: Thursday, June 18 | 10 a.m. 
Third Thursdays at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

On the Third Thursday each month join us for a story and craft with $3 admission! Story time will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the craft  for families to enjoy together. Children 5 and under are free of charge. Contact Amey Pierce for more information.

Michael Wallis:  Route 66 and the American West
Thursday,  July 30 | 6:00 p.m.


Join us for a lecture in conjunction with America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 featuring best-selling author and award-winning reporter, Michael Wallis, a historian and biographer of the American West. Echoing the themes of the exhibit, Wallis’ historical perspective will deepen guests’ understanding of the significance of The Mother Road. 

RSVP to Marissa Raglin at 405.523.3231 or mbr@oklahomaheritage.com.