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. 

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
Next one: Thursday, August 20 | 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.

If the Fence Could Talk Book Signing
Saturday, August 22 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

Join us for a book signing honoring Dr. Brad Robison, author; Margaret Hoge, illustrator; Gov. Frank Keating, foreword and Cathy Keating, contributor. This event is hosted by Alfred and Judy Branch, Todd and Dee Dobson, Joel and Kristi Forhan, The Arthur Hoge Family, Ricky and Kelly Lawson and The Norman Reynolds Family. 

RSVP to 405.523.32020 or

Opening Reception for Bert Seabourn: American Expressionist
Thursday, September 10 | 5 to 7 p.m. 

Join us for the opening reception of our newest temporary exhibit, Bert Seabourn: American Expressionist.  This reception is free to the public.  RSVP to Marissa Raglin at 405.523.3231 or