Oklahoma

Post image for Oklahoma City School Discovers More 1917 Chalkboards Hidden in Its Walls

Chalkboard drawings from nearly a century ago were uncovered in the walls of a downtown Oklahoma City school.

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Post image for Mold-A-Rama: An Affordable Art Machine That’s Survived Half a Century

OKLAHOMA CITY — In zoos, museums, and other attractions around the United States, visitors can still get a retro souvenir for just a couple of bucks.

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Post image for A Granite Sculptor’s Last and Largest Work Completed in His Memory

On June 15, Jesús Moroles was driving from his home in Rockport, Texas, to Chickasha, Oklahoma, to continue work on the largest granite project of his career when he was killed in a car crash.

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Post image for A Restaging of ‘Oklahoma!’ Thrusts the Audience into the Action

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, New York — The original Oklahoma! musical from 1943 is set in the 1900s, during a much “simpler” time.

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Post image for Sad News for Satanists: Oklahoma’s Ten Commandments Monument Must Go

Today the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the granite Ten Commandments currently standing on the state capitol grounds must be removed.

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Post image for How a Long-Lost Silent Film Helped Rescue a Forgotten Kiowa Tipi

OKLAHOMA CITY — In 1920, a distinctive tipi painted with horizontal stripes appeared in a silent film called Daughter of Dawn.

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Post image for Cloudy with a Chance of Abstraction: A Biennal for Weather Art

OKLAHOMA CITY — Beneath the tumultuous skies of Oklahoma, the National Weather Center (NWC) is hosting its second curated exhibition interpreting meteorological phenomena through art.

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Post image for Century-Old School Chalkboard Drawings Offer a History Lesson

OKLAHOMA CITY — Century-old chalkboard drawings were revealed earlier this month during renovations at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City.

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Photograph by Horace Poolaw at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York

For five decades at the beginning of the 20th century, Horace Poolaw photographed a Kiowa community in flux.

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Post image for Satanist Group Proposes 19th C Horned-Goat Monument for Oklahoma Capitol

The Satanic Temple of New York unveiled on Monday designs for a Satanic monument on the steps of the Oklahoma State Capitol. The edifice, featuring plenty of occult symbolism and smiling children, is proposed for the site adjacent to the capitol’s controversial Ten Commandments statue.

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