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Gilcrease Museum Audubon Exhibit Programming


John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist
Exhibition venue: September 16, 2006 -January 1, 2007

Click here to visit the Gilcrease Museum web site

September

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 required.

October

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. 

 

November

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

 

 

 

 

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