Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma, Aug. 12

Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma, Aug. 12
Published: August 12, 2012

Art of collecting

— Oklahoma State University's Gardiner Gallery, 108 Bartlett, Center for the Visual Arts, will present “The Art of Collecting: A Visit with Kelly Knowlton” at 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30. The exhibit, which features works by OSU art faculty members, will remain on view through Sept. 21. For more information, call (405) 744-4143.

Special events

Solving crimes

Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52, will present its “Bright Night of CSI” event, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday and ending at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Presented with a mock crime scene, participants will learn about collecting and analyzing evidence, interrogating subjects and exploring the field of forensics. For more information, call 602-3760 or go to

Writers forum

A writers forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 706 W Sheridan. Panelists David Farris, Kent Frates, Jen Nipps and moderator Charles Martin will explore changes in the book industry, from transitioning to a digitized medium to how authors are adapting. For more information, call 232-6060 or go to

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