The Smithsonian and Gilcrease: Understanding the American Experience

Event Details

Date: September 06, 2014

Time: 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Location: Helmerich Center

Cost: $0.00

Contact: Gilcrease Museum 918-596-2700

Description

Part of the Helmerich Center Opening Weekend Celebration

Michelle Delany, director, Consortium for Understanding the American Experience, and senior program officer, Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution will share her thoughts on the Gilcrease collection and what it can tell us about ourselves as research commences at the Helmerich Center for American Research. The Gilcrease Museum collection is rich in content and unique in the field. She also will share the goals of the Consortium for Understanding the American Experience and imagine ways that Gilcrease can support the Consortium's efforts and what discoveries may emerge.

Free and open to the public.