Summer Art Classes in Full Swing at the Museum!

Summer Art Classes in Full Swing at the Museum!

06/20/2019
Summer is here at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art and Summer Art Classes are in full swing. The next Creative Arts Camp will be pARTy Animals with Lynn Pollei, a local Shawnee art teacher, on June 24th-28th for ages 5-13. Pollei has taught many summer art camps and classes at the museum. Animals are the theme for this camp.Read More
Blue Zones Project Pottawatomie County Foods 4 Life Fest

Blue Zones Project Pottawatomie County Foods 4 Life Fest

06/18/2019
Blue Zones Project® in Pottawatomie County invites community members and the media to join a free event on Saturday June 22nd, 2019 from 8:00am-8:00pm at Tom Terry Park, Main & Broadway St. Shawnee, OK 74801.Read More
Shawnee Organizations Take Home Frontier Country Marketing Association Awards

Shawnee Organizations Take Home Frontier Country Marketing Association Awards

06/17/2019
SHAWNEE, OK, June 14, 2019 – Frontier Country Marketing Association held their Annual Awards Luncheon at The Grand Casino and Resort in Shawnee on Friday, June 14, 2019. The annual luncheon is to recognize the best attractions, restaurants and events in the Central Region of the state. Four Shawnee organizations brought home awards.Read More
Lecture by TU Professor at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

Lecture by TU Professor at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

06/04/2019
On Friday, June 7, at 7pm, Dr. Bob Pickering, Professor of Anthropology and Director of Museum Science and Management at the University of Tulsa will be speaking about the west Mexican pottery featured in Occidente: West Mexican Pottery from the Museum of the Red River which continues until June 23. The lecture and reception is free and all are welcome. The reception is hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA. A member’s VIP reception will begin at 6:30pm.Read More
54th Annual Faith 7 Basketball Bowl Scheduled for June 8th

54th Annual Faith 7 Basketball Bowl Scheduled for June 8th

05/28/2019
The 54th edition of the Faith 7 Basketball Bowl will be played on Saturday, June 8th in the Noble Complex on the campus of Oklahoma Baptist University. Each year, ten of the best girls and boys basketball players that are 2019 high school graduates from Oklahoma and Texas face off against each other. The 54th Faith 7 Bowl will honor these basketball players, many of whom are signing with Division I schools.Read More
Oklahoma State Parks' Status for the Memorial Day Holiday

Oklahoma State Parks' Status for the Memorial Day Holiday

05/23/2019
With the increase in rainfall and flooding over the last several weeks, Oklahomans are asked to be prepared and play it safe for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. Many Oklahoma State Parks are experiencing high water levels that have unfortunately resulted in closure of some state parks, campgrounds and boat ramps. When visiting a park near a lake or waterway, guests should stay aware of changing water levels.Read More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Participating in Blue Star Museums

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Participating in Blue Star Museums

05/16/2019
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summerRead More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Free for Moms on Mother’s Day

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Free for Moms on Mother’s Day

05/08/2019
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will be free for moms on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Pamper your mom by bringing her out to the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art to experience fine art in a relaxed setting. Not only will she get to visit a very old mommy from Ancient Egypt, Tutu, but she will get to see art from all around the world!Read More
Area Business Leaders Invited to Business Arts Alliance and Wine@5

Area Business Leaders Invited to Business Arts Alliance and [email protected]

05/07/2019
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art hosts its first Business Arts Alliance networking opportunity with a Blue Zones approved [email protected] If you are a business owner or leader at your organization you are invited!Read More
Off the Wall 2019: Local Artists Support Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Off the Wall 2019: Local Artists Support Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

04/24/2019
57 local artists have donated artwork for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art’s fun, fast-paced spring fundraiser.Read More
Rain Won't Hinder Arts Trek

Rain Won't Hinder Arts Trek

04/10/2019
Big changes mark the 10th annual Arts Trek free family festival at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art. In addition to a new, longer art exhibit, this year, most of the activities are indoors!Read More
Shawnee Little Theatre Comedy "Noises Off" opens Friday

Shawnee Little Theatre Comedy "Noises Off" opens Friday

04/01/2019
Audiences will get a peek at all that can go wrong behind the scenes of a play when Shawnee Little Theatre's "Noises Off' opens for a six performance run on April 5 at the community theatre, 1829 Airport Road.Read More
Experience Arts Trek: The Exhibit!

Experience Arts Trek: The Exhibit!

03/26/2019
Arts Trek has been an anticipated family event for 10 years. Organized by the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, the event started as a venue for local artists and performers to share their talents with the community. This year, the festival is experiencing big changes, including the introduction of a two-week art exhibit.Read More
Pleasant Grove School Hosts Artist-in-Residence

Pleasant Grove School Hosts Artist-in-Residence

03/13/2019
Students at Pleasant Grove School are currently working with nationally acclaimed artist G. Patrick Riley in the creation of a work of art to be displayed on the school grounds.Read More
Lecture by OU Professor at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

Lecture by OU Professor at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

03/11/2019
On Friday, March 15, at 7pm, Dr. Allison Palmer, Art History Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma will be speaking about some of the pieces featured in Celebrating a Century: Treasures from the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art. Celebrating a Century continues until March 24. The lecture and reception is free and all are welcome. The reception is hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA. A member’s VIP reception will begin at 6:30pm.Read More
Uncanny Comic Expo

Uncanny Comic Expo

03/07/2019
Superheroes, Sci-Fi Classics, and Comics galore are headed to Shawnee, OK for the first time ever! The first Uncanny Comic Expo is being held this Saturday at the Firelake Arena. The expo will be a buffet for comic and sci-fi fans of all ages, giving the area its own taste of the exciting comic-con experience. Read More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Chosen as Finalist  for the 12th  Annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Chosen as Finalist for the 12th Annual Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards

02/18/2019
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of two dozen Oklahoma organizations that are now finalists for a $10,000 award and the title of the state’s top nonprofit, thanks to the prestigious Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards, annually presented by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.Read More
Fan Voting for Visit Shawnee Photo Contest Runs Through Tuesday

Fan Voting for Visit Shawnee Photo Contest Runs Through Tuesday

02/18/2019
While entries for Visit Shawnee’s 2019 Photo Contest have officially ended, that doesn’t mean it’s too late for you to get involved. You can help to influence the winner of one of the “Fan Favorite” category by navigating to the Visit Shawnee website and casting your vote. The “Fan Favorite” winner will receive a cash prize of $100; the stakes are high and voting lasts through Tuesday.Read More
NJCAA Region II Basketball Tournament to hit Shawnee March 6-9

NJCAA Region II Basketball Tournament to hit Shawnee March 6-9

02/15/2019
The 2019 Region II National Junior College Athletic Association tournament, to be played at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, is only a few weeks away. It’s scheduled for March 6-9 and this will be its 24th consecutive year in Shawnee.Read More
Reception for Christmas in America on Friday at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Reception for Christmas in America on Friday at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

01/17/2019
This photography exhibition explores uniquely American traditions focusing on the ways people celebrate Christmas. Jesse Rieser spent seven years traveling across the country documenting many different Christmas traditions. This exhibit is just a small sampling of this project.Read More