June 3, 2016 – July 24, 2016 | Main Gallery & Loft Gallery
The Concept exhibition presents an evocative investigation of contemporary artists in Oklahoma, along with a regional artist exchange. The exhibition is designed to nurture, support, and connect artists and arts practitioners; increase exposure for outstanding artists; and foster critical dialogue about their work. Presented by the Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition.
April 1, 2016 – May 22, 2016 | Creative Studios
At this time of my life, age 62, I am still curious about the act of painting. No longer are there questions about my personal identity, my authenticity as an artist or my body of work.
April 1, 2016 – May 22, 2016 | Main Gallery
Arrangement for Silent Orchestra is a painting and video project which explores the gradual dissolution of culture in contemporary society through the symbolic ruin of a personal and cultural icon, the violin.
April 21, 2016 – May 15, 2016 | Community Gallery
Presented in conjunction with the University of Tulsa’s Oklahoma Center for the Humanities’ three-day festival – The Arts Abide: A BIG Lebowski Festival.
January 22, 2016 – April 17, 2016 | Community Gallery
The 2016 film selections, submitted by artists from around the world, are presented on monitors and projected in a specially built viewing pod on the 2nd floor of the Hardesty Arts Center. Each month has a unique theme and the films cycle continuously through gallery hours. Additionally, a featured documentary screens each month during the First Friday Art Crawl.
Harwelden Awards Exhibit
March 4, 2016 – April 3, 2016 | Community Gallery
AHCT’s Harwelden Awards honor individuals and organizations who have been exemplary advocates and supporters of the arts in the Tulsa community. Featured in this exhibition is information about each winner, as well as selected original works by local high school students, themselves the winners of the Mayfest Young Artists Awards. Artists TBA.
February 5, 2016 – March 18, 2016 | Main Gallery
Utilizing the dynamics of nature-based systems and subsystems, Jayne Lawrence combines disparate elements based on similarities or irregularities in function, surface quality, and structure to create configurations that represent the mutual interdependencies that exist among the human, insect, and plant worlds.
December 4, 2015 – January 24, 2016 | Main Gallery
InEx consists of seven Tulsa artists who work in a broad range of materials and artistic styles. In InEx, contributing artists explore their internal views on place, and translate their experience of place into visual art.
November 6 – December 13, 2015 | Community Gallery
Inter-Tribal explores and expresses the tribal diversity in Native Families in Oklahoma. The body of work by artist Tony Tiger incorporates the tribal designs of individual tribes to express inter-tribal family life in a new landscape.
September 19 – November 22, 2015 | Main Gallery
The annual Tulsa Artist Coalition’s Member Show returns to AHHA.
August 28- November 1, 2015 | Community Gallery
A best of show retrospective in partnership with Cherokee Art Market
July 18 – September 6, 2015 | Main Gallery
Artists James and Yiren Gallagher appeal to mankind to appreciate the magical necessity of open space in this installation.
May 30 – July 19, 2015 | Loft Gallery
Fiber Artists of Oklahoma (FAO) will run this exhibition in conjunction with FiberWorks 2015.
May 1 – July 5, 2015 | Main Galleries
Artists Shan Goshorn and Sarah Sense bring a shared love of weaving to this new exhbition.
June 4 – 28, 2015 | Community Gallery
Presented by Alpha Rho Tau
March 6 – April 19, 2015
Shannon Crider, Kara Hearn, Sunni Mercer, Erin Shaw and Mark Wittig. Curated by Julia Kirt. Read more >
April 2-19, 2015 | Community Gallery
Artwork by digital media students at Tulsa Community College’s Center for Creativity
March 6 – April 16, 2015 | Loft Gallery
Artifacts and information about Oklahoma Memoirists, Journalists and Western Writers. Curated by Teresa Miller.
January 2 – March 22, 2015
Modern and contemporary dance films from the Oklahoma Dance Film Festival. More here >
January 15 – February 22, 2015
An installation by Tulsa-based artist Michelle Firment Reid
January 2 – February 22, 2015
A public participatory sculpture in cooperation with Living Arts of Tulsa’s Transform Hate project.
December 5, 2014 – January 4, 2015
The Hardesty Arts Center’s fouth floor studio artists organize and produce a group show. Participating artists are John Bryant, Brooke Golightly, John Hammer, Sharyl Landis, and Daniel Sutliff. Read more about the AHHA Studio artists here>
October 3 – November 23, 2014 | Creative Studios
Artist Jessica Harvey’s Mother Road is a project derived from the history and myths that come from traveling Route 66, which illustrates journeys – both personal and shared – through road trips, driving and discovery.
October 3 – November 23, 2014 | Main Gallery
Ceramic and sculptural work by Keith Ekstam, Kevin W. Hughes and Howard Koerth that references imagery relevant to humankind, including geological features, architecture, and mechanical, organic and human forms.
October 16 – November 23, 2014 | DIY Gallery
The History of African Wax Prints exhibition is a tribute to the vibrant and colorful African Prints with myriad patterns of leaves, flowers, hearts and geometric shapes. This exhibition traces the pathway of the African Print that has crossed over three continents from Asia through Europe to Africa.
Building Exterior | Summer 2014
Blister in the Sun is an outdoor installation by artist Chris Wollard.
Aug 28 – Sept 21, 2014 | DIY Gallery
Tulsa’s Choregus Productions displays never before seen photographs of Martha Graham and her dance company at work. The Martha Graham Dance Company has been a leader in contemporary dance since 1926. Click here to read more >
September 5 – 28, 2014 | Loft Gallery
Classical Impressions, a collaboration with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, is a series of paintings artist Christopher Westfall hopes will encourage viewers to experience the wonder he felt when he watched the symphony and again as he painted each painting.
May 23 – August 10, 2014 | Main Gallery
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition brings Art 365 from Oklahoma City to Tulsa. Five local artists worked with curatorial giudance and financial support to create new, innovative artwork. Featured artists: Bryan Cook, Cathleen Faubert, Eyakem Gulilat, Alexandra Knox and Romy Owens.
Jacqueline Iskander of Tulsa and Brooks Tower of Oklahoma City both rely on natural materials in their mosaic work. Their strongly contrasting styles and techniques offer a glimpse into the versatility of contemporary fine art mosaic.
January 3 – March 9, 2014 | First Floor Galleries
Dutch Artist Ieke Trinks and Tulsa artist Sarah McKemie collaborate on a process-based performance project and exhibition that encourages us to transform our daily routines.
February 7 – March 23, 2014
Artist Bob Sober believes that the insect world contains the ingredients long appreciated in art and design, but it is so small and in constant motion that we humans live our lives with little to no realization of its beauty.
December 16, 2012 – February 16, 2013
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition celebrates the inaugural exhibition in the Hardesty Arts Center with 3 residencies, 8 focus artists, and 30 survey artists.
October 4 – November 21, 2013