FINE ARTS NEWS BRIEFS
Celebrated artist spotlighted
Opening Thursday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is a new exhibit titled “Allan Houser & His Students.” The installation, which examines Houser as teacher and mentor, includes works by Houser from the museum's permanent collection, along with those by his students and proteges.
The exhibit also will address the time Houser spent attending and teaching at Indian schools, pushing the boundaries of American Indian art. An opening reception is planned from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
In conjunction with the exhibit, the museum will hold a special activity day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7. Events include performances by the Riverside Indian School Apache Club of Anadarko, curator-led tours and a children's activity. The exhibit will be on view through May 11.
For more information, call 478-2250 or go to www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3, will offer a three-day screen printing workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sept. 1. Topics include reductive hand drawing, hand cut paper stencils, photo emulsion and paper registration. Participants will create prints using multiple screen printing techniques.
A one-day screen printing workshop, which will focus on paper registration and photo emulsion, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 7. For more information, call 815-9995 or go to www.artspaceatuntitled.org.
New works by Suzie Hupfeld, Stacey McMullan and Paul Plowman will be featured through Sept. 30 at the Art Group of Casady Square, 9309 N Pennsylvania. For more information, call 607-4669.
Opening Friday at Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3, is “Mark Fox: This Too,” an exhibit influenced by the memory of seeing a tornado when the artist was a child. Fox has captured their destructive properties, but also their potential for renewal and innovation in his animation and sculptures. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. “Mark Fox: This Too” will remain on view through Oct. 26.
For more information, call 815-9995 or go to www.artspaceatuntitled.org.
EDMOND — On view through Sept. 16 in the University of Central Oklahoma's Nigh University Center is “A Walk Through Italy,” a photographic exhibit featuring works by UCO English professor Sandra Mayfield.
Running concurrently is the UCO Department of Design's “2013 Student ADDY Award Winners” exhibit, a collection of 38 graphic design student projects. For more information, go to www.uco.edu/cfad/events.
Concert series kickoff
EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music kicks off its 2013-14 Faculty Artist Concert Series with a concert by string bassist Michael Geib at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E Fifth. The UCO faculty member will perform works by Dragonetti, Proto, Geib and a collection of jazz standards.
For more information, call 974-5004 or go to www.uco.edu/cfad/events.
Happiness is ...
Oklahoma Christian University's Giving Tree Theatre opens its 2013-14 season with a production of “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” The musical will be staged at 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sept. 1 in Judd Theatre, 2501 E Memorial.
For more information, call 425-5540 or go to bit.ly/charliebrowntickets.
New dinner theater opens
CLAREMORE — The Dani-LaRue Dinner Theater opens this week with a production of “The Judgment Day.” Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the comedy following after a brief break.
To schedule a reservation, call (918) 694-7889 or go to www.dani-larue.com.
— Rick Rogers, Fine Arts Editor