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Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Opens The Art of Giving

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Opens The Art of Giving

11/12/2018
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will be hosting the exhibition, The Art of Giving, from November 10-25, 2018. This two week exhibition presents some artwork recently gifted to the museum.Read More
Shawnee Annual Oktoberfest Date Set

Shawnee Annual Oktoberfest Date Set

09/24/2018
St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its annual Oktoberfest fundraising event at St. Benedict Catholic Church’s Benedict Center in Shawnee on Oct. 13, 2018.Read More
Boo on Bell Fall Festival Schedule Information

Boo on Bell Fall Festival Schedule Information

09/20/2018
Need to know everything about the Boo on Bell Fall Festival! Look no further! Just take a look below:Read More
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Joins Smithsonian Magazine's 14th Annual Museum Day

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Joins Smithsonian Magazine's 14th Annual Museum Day

09/19/2018
Free Admission on September 22, 2018 with a downloadable Museum Day ticketRead More
Musical Based on True Story: "Hands on a Hardbody" Opens SLT Season

Musical Based on True Story: "Hands on a Hardbody" Opens SLT Season

09/13/2018
Shawnee Little Theatre’s 51st year begins with the season opener “Hands on a Hardbody” opening September 21. The Tony-nominated musical, based on true events, tells the story of 10 hard-luck Texans who enter a contest to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck the longest in order to win it.Read More
Gallery Talk and Reception at the MGMoA on Friday

Gallery Talk and Reception at the MGMoA on Friday

08/29/2018
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art’s Curator of Collections, Delaynna Trim will be giving a gallery talk on Friday, August 31, at 7pm about the current exhibit On the Road Again: Art and Objects of Travel. The reception is hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA.Read More
Big Band Support Concert for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Big Band Support Concert for the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

08/21/2018
The Grey Wolves Jazz Band will perform on Friday, September 7 at 6:00 p.m. for the annual Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art membership event. Not a museum member yet? You can join online or the night of the event. This event is free for all museum members, so join the community, put on your glad rags, and come eat some grub and jitterbug!Read More
Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Rumble the Bison set to take over Main Street in Shawnee, OK

Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Rumble the Bison set to take over Main Street in Shawnee, OK

08/15/2018
The Oklahoma City Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers and Rumble the Bison are set to make an appearance at Safe Event for Families’ (SEFF) August Downtown Block Party, sponsored by Dobson Technologies.Read More
The Last Picture Show at Studio 112 and a half

The Last Picture Show at Studio 112 and a half

08/01/2018
"As a way to celebrate the successes we have had at the Studio, we have invited several local artist to show and sell their work during our last art exhibition at our physical location on Main Street”. said Douglas Gordon, Artist and Curator at Studio112 and a Half.Read More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Opens Exhibit about Travel and Offers Free Admission Through August

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Opens Exhibit about Travel and Offers Free Admission Through August

07/30/2018
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art’s summer exhibit, On the Road Again: Art and Objects of Travel is open through September 2. The exhibit features different modes of travel such as a model of an Inuit kayak, paintings of people riding horses, drawings of cars, as well as paintings and etchings of ships.Read More
Statewide Play Festival Comes to Shawnee

Statewide Play Festival Comes to Shawnee

07/10/2018
Casts, crews and supporters from seven different community theatres across Oklahoma will converge on Shawnee July 20 and 21 as Shawnee Little Theatre hosts the Oklahoma Community Theatre Association (OCTA) biennial play festival.Read More

Museum offers Art Classes for Kids this July

07/06/2018
Amazing art adventures are available for kids ages 3-13 this July at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art!Read More
Vote for your Favorite Artwork in the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Vote for your Favorite Artwork in the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

07/02/2018
What is your favorite artwork or artifact in the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art? Now is your chance to let everyone know!Read More

Studio112 and a Half is Heading in a New Direction

06/29/2018
“We have decided to close the physical location of Studio112 and a Half at the end of September this year; we will still be actively promoting the arts in Shawnee and beyond on our Facebook and website”, Douglas said. “We will also be looking at new and exciting ways to promote and participate in the Arts in Shawnee and beyond”, he adds.Read More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Offering Free Admission for June, July, and August

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Offering Free Admission for June, July, and August

06/01/2018
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art will be offering free admission during June, July, and August thanks to the generous donations of the Avedis Foundation, BancFirst, Ad Astra foundation, and St. Gregory's Abbey.Read More
Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Participating in Blue Star Museums

Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art Participating in Blue Star Museums

05/18/2018
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 summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense.Read More
Museum Summer Classes Keep Kids Cool and Creative

Museum Summer Classes Keep Kids Cool and Creative

05/16/2018
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art offers a line-up of classes sure to keep your child’s hands busy and their minds engaged this summer!Read More
Artist Lecture at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

Artist Lecture at Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art on Friday

05/08/2018
Artist Gregory Horndeski will be speaking on Friday, May 11 at 7pm at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art as part of the opening of the exhibit The Mathematical, Metaphysical, Mirthful, and Musical Paintings of Gregory Horndeski. He will discuss his journey from mathematician to artist. The reception is hosted by the Friends of the MGMoA.Read More
‘Can It’ Shawnee’s First Indoor Graffiti Show to Open at Studio 112 and a Half

‘Can It’ Shawnee’s First Indoor Graffiti Show to Open at Studio 112 and a Half

05/07/2018
‘Can It’ will open to the public, with an Artist Reception, on Saturday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. . The reception will run until 9:30 p.m. and everybody is welcome.Read More
Off the Wall 2018: Local Artists Support Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

Off the Wall 2018: Local Artists Support Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

04/18/2018
Friday, April 27th is your chance to receive a piece of local art while also supporting the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art. This event is only made possible through the generous donations of central Oklahoma artists.Read More