Art notes for May 12
Campbell, Dillingham to close 36th annual piano artist series
Local concert pianist Virginia Campbell will close her 36th annual Piano Artist Series season at 2:30 p.m. May 19 at All Souls Episcopal Church, 6400 N Pennsylvania Ave. For the season finale, Campbell will join musical forces for the 10th year with globe-trotting Oklahoma violinist Kyle Dillingham to perform on her long-running series. For more information, go to pianoartistseries.com or call 843-5895.
Orchestra, symphonic band come together
The Oklahoma Community Orchestra and Oklahoma City Symphonic Band will perform together at 6 p.m. May 19 at Oklahoma Christian University’s Payne Athletic Center, 2501 E Memorial Road. The concert will feature favorite marches, including “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “William Tell Overture,” “Pomp and Circumstance,” “American Salute,” “Babes in Toyland,” “West Side Story,” “Belle of the Ball” and “Thunder and Lightning Polka.” Tickets are $15 at the door or $12.50 online. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. For more information, go to okorchestra.org.
Exhibit celebrates Cherokee women
PARK HILL — Join the celebration of Cherokee women by visiting a new exhibit at the Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S Keeler Drive. “Earth Shakers: The Influence of Cherokee Women” showcases the impact of Cherokee women on education, history, language, arts and politics. It also explores an extensive list of notable Cherokee women and their accomplishments through written narratives, art and artifacts. The exhibit is open and running through Aug. 30.
Museum kicks off summer with new exhibit
NORMAN — The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma will open a new exhibition titled “Between the Isms: The Oklahoma Society of Impressionists and Selected Oklahoma Expressionists” at 7 p.m. on June 6. The opening reception will feature a panel discussion with several artists from the show. The evening will provide visitors an opportunity to explore the exhibition, meet the artists, enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and a string quartet. “Between the Isms” will remain on display through Sept. 8. For more information, go to ou.edu/fjjma.
Tulsa studio tour offers immersive experience
TULSA — The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition invites the public to see the creativity of local artists in the upcoming Tulsa Art Studio Tour from noon to 5 p.m. June 1-2. For those who wish to learn more about art and local creativity, the Tulsa Art Studio Tour is a chance to see artists in their working space, talk with them and view and buy artwork. The self-guided tour is presented by OVAC, which helps Oklahoma artists realize their potential through education, exposure, and funding. Passports to the tour are $5 in advance, $10 at the studios during the event, and free for ages 16 and younger. For passports and more information, go to tulsaartstudiotour.org or call 879-2400.