A Conversation with Thomas Gilcrease

Event Details

Date: September 07, 2014

Time: 02:00 pm to 03:00 pm

Location: Thomas Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium

Cost: $0.00

Contact: Gilcrease Museum 918-596-2700


Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration

Doug Watson portrays Thomas Gilcrease in a Chautauqua-style dialogue with Public Radio Tulsa's Rich Fisher. He will discuss the creation of the museum's permanent collection including Gilcrease's patronage of Acee Blue Eagle, Willard Stone, and Woody Crumbo; the purchase of the Philip Cole and Joseph Sharp collections; and anecdotes about Gilcrease's life.

Free and open to the public.

View the full schedule of opening weekend events.


Registering for this event helps us to gauge how many people will be coming and plan accordingly so everyone can enjoy visiting Gilcrease. No tickets are needed. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.