This April, on Thursday evenings at 6:30, we will be presenting some of our most popular adult educational programs. Come learn about Tulsa history!
Regular museum admission applies: $5/adults, $3/seniors, free for THS members and students.
April 4th – No program this evening. Today marks the start of our summer Thursday hours, so the museum will be open 10-8. Stop by and see all the new exhibits!
April 11th – Tulsa Theaters of Yesteryear
Tulsa’s movie theater history began in 1906 with the opening of the Dreamland and Lyric Theaters. Follow the rise and fall of Tulsa’s elegant and glamorous theaters and their cultural and economic impact on our city. The program includes photographs and commentary showcasing over 26 theaters, including the Orpheum, Ritz, and Delman.
April 18th – From the Pig’s Ear Cafe to Cleora’s Kitchen
Travel through Tulsa’s culinary history beginning in 1905 when the Pig’s Ear Café served fried chicken dinners to oil field workers, millionaire oil producers, railroad men, and cowbows. See photos of early boarding houses and cafes. Learn what challenges existed when raising a garden and finding meat in early Tulsa
April 25th – Art Deco 101
Learn the basics of Art Deco through photographs and live commentary. Art deco, which includes much more than just architecture, was popular from the 1920s through the 1940s. It included three distinct styles, all of which are found in Tulsa.