John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist
Exhibition venue: September 16, 2006 -January 1, 2007
here to visit the Gilcrease Museum web site
9/17, Sunday, 1:30 p.m.Film: Fly Away Home
A family film that portrays a special relationship between a 14
year old girl and an orphaned flock of Canada Geese who need help
migrating south for the winter. Directed by Carroll Ballard, it features
Jeff Daniels and Anna Paquin in starring roles. 1996, 107 minutes, rated
PG. Free, open to the public; no reservations required
9/23, Saturday, 2:00 p.m.‘Crease Kids Art Series
Kids age 3 and older will enjoy constructing a bird mobile and
touring the Audubon exhibition with their museum teacher. Fee:
$5/member, $8/non-member. Payment may be made at the Ticket Desk upon
arrival. Pre-registration is not required.
9/30, Saturday, 1:30 p.m.Gallery Talk: Mr. Don Boarman
co-curator of the John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist
exhibition and Audubon expert, will discuss the artist and his works,
both birds and mammals. No reservations necessary; exhibition ticket
10/01, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. It’s All About Birds
Tom Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium. Each show is free; however, a ticket is
required due to limited seating. Tickets may be picked up at the museum
Ticket Desk, 918.596.1400.
In celebration of John James Audubon's love of birds, the George Miksch
Sutton Avian Research Center’s new educational show will be staged at
the museum. It is an exciting program involving live, trained birds that
fly down from the stage right over the audience, and sometimes perform
with participating audience members in a Disney-type presentation. Over
a dozen species of native and exotic feathered friends will perform.
A theme-related children's workshop is scheduled in the Creative
Learning Center from 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Craft activities appropriate for 3
to 11 years will be offered. Fee: $5/child. Participation is limited to
20 students and pre-registration is required. Call the Ticket Desk to
save a space.
The Sutton Avian Research Center’s It’s All About Birds live bird
show is presented by F & M Bank.
10/07, Saturday, 2 p.m.Concert: The Prima String Quartet
Selections will reflect upon nature and its allure. The program will
include informal commentary by the group’s founder, Marc Gottlieb. $8
members, $10 non-member, $3 university students, Free to K-12 students
with the purchase of an adult ticket. Tickets may be purchased by
calling the Box Office (918) 596-1400.
10/15, Sunday, 1:30 p.m.Film: Winged MigrationA
documentary film on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the
course of three years and seven continents. Directors Jacques Perrin
and Jacques Cluzaud use their cameras to fly with the birds, placing
the viewer literally in the air. 2001, 89 minutes, rated PG. Free, open
to the public; no reservations required.
10/28, Saturday, 10-4Print Appraisal Event
The Membership Department will hold a full day “Antiques Roadshow”-style
event allowing members and the public a chance to have experts look at
American prints, including Audubons, and appraise their value. Mr. Joel
Oppenheimer, Chicago gallery owner, fine art dealer and paper
conservator will be on hand to make a verbal estimate of value for
privately owned fine works. $45 per print/non-museum members (limit 2
prints per person)
For more information, contact the Membership Office, 918-596-2758.
11/19, Sunday, 1:30 p.m.Film:
Amazing Birds of America
Over 150 different species of birds are lovingly presented by
renowned filmmaker and bird expert Steve Maslowski. His stunning
cinematography of birds in action spans an area from the frozen tundra
of Alaska to the baked earth of the Southwest. 1999, 60 minutes, not
rated. Free, open to the public; no reservations required