Archives for: March 2011

Mar 28th
2011
Tags: Posted in Past Events, Uncategorized

“David Crockett: The Lion of the West”

by Michael Wallis

Book Release Event: Tuesday, May 17th, 7:00-9:00 pm

Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Book Information:
…Steeped in legend, shrouded in folklore, the real David Crockett, American frontiersman and cultural icon, finally emerges in this engrossing biography.

His name was David Crockett. He never signed his name any other way, but popular culture transformed his memory into “Davy Crockett,” and Hollywood gave him a raccoon hat he hardly ever wore. Best-selling historian Michael Wallis casts a fresh look at the frontiersman, storyteller, and politician behind these legendary stories. Born into a humble Tennessee family in 1786, Crockett never “killed him a b’ar” when he was only three. But he did cut a huge swath across early-nineteenth-century America—as a bear hunter, a frontier explorer, a soldier serving under Andrew Jackson, an unlikely congressman, and, finally, a martyr in his now-controversial death at the Alamo. Wallis’s David Crockett is more than a riveting story. It is a revelatory, authoritative biography that separates fact from fiction, providing us with an extraordinary evocation of a true American hero and the rough-and-tumble times in which he lived.

Urban Tulsa Weekly article on Michael Wallis, May 11, 2011

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Mar 24th
2011
Tags: Posted in Events, Exhibit, Past Events, Uncategorized

The museum’s newest exhibit opened on Tuesday, March 22nd and features the history of Tulsa from 1878-1900.  Included in the exhibit are the stories of some of Tulsa’s first residents and the way the community changed from an area surrounded by scattered residents, to a tent village brought by the railroad and on to a cattle town.  Information, artifacts and photographs from early citizens, businesses and churches are included in this already popular display.

For more information click here.

View more about this exhibit in the media through the following links:

Tulsa World article, March 23, 2011

OETA “Oklahoma News Report” segment, March 23, 2011

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Mar 24th
2011
Posted in Events, Exhibit, Uncategorized

The museum’s newest exhibit opened on Tuesday, March 22nd and features the history of Tulsa from 1878-1900.  Included in the exhibit are the stories of some of Tulsa’s first residents and the way the community changed from an area surrounded by scattered residents, to a tent village brought by the railroad and on to a cattle town.  Information, artifacts and photographs from early citizens, businesses and churches are included in this already popular display.

For more information click here.

View more about this exhibit in the media through the following links:

Tulsa World article, March 23, 2011

OETA “Oklahoma News Report” segment, March 23, 2011

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Mar 10th
2011
Tags: Posted in art, Events, Past Events

The Tulsa Artist Guild will hold their annual show and sale in the Travis Mansion beginning with a reception on March 24th at 5:30 pm.  The event will continue on March 25th and 26th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and March 27th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. This show presents an excellent opportunity to view and purchase original art produced by Tulsa’s talented art community.

The art show’s theme for 2011 is “Tulsa Sights.”  At least one of the five pieces of art work that each artist is invited to exhibit has to have something relevant to Tulsa for the subject.  Some of the “Tulsa Sights” feature, the Admiral Twin at sunset, ONEOK Field, the 21st Street Bridge and Woodward Park.

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