FINE ARTS BRIEFS
Potter and painter
“The Potter and the Painter,” an exhibit featuring pottery by Lisa Rutherford (of the Cherokee Nation) and contemporary paintings by Jim Van Deman (Delaware), is on view through Sept. 28 at the Red Earth Museum, 6 Santa Fe Plaza. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
For more information, call 427-5228 or go to www.redearth.org.
Exhibit on view
GUTHRIE — Works by Joy Richardson are on view through June 15, 2013, at the Gallery Grazioso, 301 W Oklahoma. For more information, call 282-6467.
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma's School of Art and Art History will present the fourth annual “Tee Party,” a collaboration among the printmaking department, the Print Club and the School of Art and Art History.
The free event, which includes printmaking demonstrations and a chance to win a piece of original artwork, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the School of Art, 520 Parrington Oval. Guests should bring a blank T-shirt, pillowcase or tote bag to be printed. Proceeds will help the Print Club attend the Southern Graphics Council next spring and hosting guest artists. For more information, call 325-2691 or go to www.art.ou.edu.
Prints on display
NORMAN — Opening Monday at the University of Oklahoma School of Art & Art History is “Headshot: A Portfolio Exhibition.” The exhibit, which opens with a 6 p.m. reception in the Lightwell Gallery, features a collection of prints by various American artists, including OU printmaking professor Marwin Begaye and recent OU graduate Katy Seals. “Headshot” will be on view through Sept. 10.
For more information, call 325-2691.
Museum receives grant
TULSA — The Philbrook Museum, 2727 S Rockford Road, received $142,232 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fund Philbrook's Second Saturdays program, a monthly event that offers free admission and educational activities for families. Earlier this year, ONEOK, Inc. pledged $200,000, which allowed the museum to accept the IMLS donation. The Philbrook was required to match funds to receive the IMLS grant. Second Saturday programs are scheduled Sept. 8 and Oct. 13.
For more information, call (918) 749-7941 or go to www.philbrook.org.
Off the top of their heads
OKC Improv's summer run of shows concludes this month with performances at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday at the Broadway Theater, 1613 N Broadway. Baby Geniuses, We're All OK, and the Ballpark Theater Company will perform at 8 p.m. B Movie: The Movie, Lights Up! and Twinprov take the stage for the 10 p.m. show. For more information, go to www.okcimprov.com.
Auditions for musical
YUKON — The Stage Door, 601 Oak, will hold auditions for its November production of “Clue the Musical” from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The production calls for a cast of five men and three women, ages 25-60. Production dates are Nov. 2-11. For more information, call 323-0080.
EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma's Broadway Tonight series kicks off this week with a performance by Broadway performer Judy Kuhn. Joining her will be the Young Voices of Edmond.
Kuhn was the voice of Pocahontas in the Disney animated film and has earned Tony nominations for her work in “Les Miserables,” “Chess” and “She Loves Me.” The Young Voices of Edmond is a choral ensemble made up of more than 100 singers ages 5 to 15. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in UCO's Mitchell Hall Theater, 100 N University Drive. A reception will follow Saturday's performance. For more information, call 974-3375 or go to www.uco.edu/cfad/events.
Arts festival planned
The Oklahoma Black Museum will hold its first Performing Arts Festival Friday through Aug. 26 at Memorial Park, NW 36 and Classen. The festival will showcase the diversity and quality of entertainment, art and culture that exists throughout the state.
Theme for the festival is “Art in the City, A Cultural Connection.” Among the offerings are an art exhibit, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, live music and children's activities. Hours are 2 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Aug. 26.
For more information, call 213- 8077.