Our exhibits

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame hosts a number of permanent and rotating exhibits annually. Rotating exhibits highlight specific Oklahoma stories and individuals and are also available to view virtually.

Rotating exhibit

Quitting is Not an Option: The Remarkable Life of Wayman Lawrence Tisdale

This exhibit presents a timeline of the life of Wayman Tisdale, an Oklahoman who embodied perseverance and optimism and whose story continues to inspire others to do the same.
Rotating exhibit

Lights, Lyrics, Legends: Trailblazing Entertainers

This exhibit celebrates 18 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Inductees who have left a mark on American culture through their contributions to opera, film, Broadway, rodeo, and more.
Rotating exhibit

2024 OVAC Members Show

The Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum, in partnership with the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, presents the 2024 OVAC Members Show. This exhibit features a stunning array of 2D and 3D works showcasing the vibrant artistic community of our great state.

Permanent exhibits

Permanent exhibits within the Gaylord-Pickens Museum are open year-round. Most are updated seasonally to provide visitors with new experiences on a regular basis.

Tulsa World | Lorton Family Gallery

Rotating gallery featuring Oklahoma's talented artists.

President's Office Gallery

The original office of R.T. Stuart, founder of the Mid-Continent Life Insurance Company, features original furnishings and rotating exhibits of Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members.

Story of the Portraits

The Story of the Portraits gallery features rotating exhibits curated from Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member portraits.

Oklahoma Hall of Fame Gallery

Explore the stories of the more than 700 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members using the Legacy Map and view the current class's portraits.

Picture Yourself

Jump into life-sized experiences inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members and their careers.


Create, invent, and learn in this experiential space featuring hands-on activities.