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The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art has received more than 600 works of fine art and design from the George R. Kravis II collection. The collection ranges from video art to pop art, and 1930s to 21st-century design with an international representation of artists. It includes works from Roy Lichtenstein, Brian Bress, Henry Moore, Charles and Ray Eames, Philippe Starck and Oklahoman Otto Duecker.

The OSU Museum of Art will present the historical exhibition 50 States: Oklahoma, Colorado, Texas and Wyoming, a series of installations that explore LGBTQIA+ histories and contemporary experiences in the United States.­­ The exhibition opens Feb. 12 with a public reception Feb. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Final Friday Art Crawl has emerged as a new Stillwater tradition, bringing hundreds to downtown Stillwater the final Friday of every month. The upcoming art crawl will take place Jan. 25 starting at 5 p.m.

Open Jan. 8 through March 9, the exhibition manifests a stimulating depiction of water insecurity and climate change, and their impact on biodiversity and human life.

A second Allan Houser sculpture, this one perfectly matched to America’s Brightest Orange, was unveiled Wednesday during a ceremony hosted by Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis and First Cowgirl Ann Hargis. Abstract Orange is a continuation of OSU’s initiative of integrating public art on campus.

The addition of Singing Heart, a sculpture by Allan Houser, to OSU’s campus makes a significant step toward the university’s initiative of integrating public art on campus.

The OSU Museum of Art will host a reception celebrating contemporary Native American artist Benjamin Harjo Jr. and an exhibition of his art in Benjamin Harjo Jr.: We Are a Landscape of All We Know on Oct. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art Advocates and the Stillwater Public Education Foundation (SPEF) are partnering to provide a $12,000 sponsorship to support art education in Stillwater Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year.

The OSU Museum of Art will feature the artistic innovations of Jesse Jay McVicker (1911-2004), former OSU faculty member, through “Centering Modernism: J.Jay McVicker and Postwar American Art” opening Sept. 25 with a reception on Sept. 27.

Comprised of a selection of more than 30 rarely seen works on paper, prints, and sculpture, drawn from several private collections, this exhibition explores how Benjamin Harjo Jr. (Absentee Shawnee and Seminole) creates his place in the world.