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Oklahoma History Center to hold back-to-school bash

A Back-to-School Bash will be at the Oklahoma History Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug.14.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 23, 2014
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Teachers, parents, school staff and students are invited to join museums from across the Oklahoma City metro area and beyond at the Back-to-School Bash at the Oklahoma History Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 14.

Staff members and educators from Oklahoma institutions will be on hand to answer questions about field trips, trunks, teacher resources, professional development and special events.

The Oklahoma History Center’s galleries will be open all evening. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the night to teachers.

Participating entities include Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, Discover Hidden Treasures, the Edmond Historical Society, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Law Related Education — Oklahoma Bar Association, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Museum of Osteology, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma Alliance for Geographic Education, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, Oklahoma Territorial Museum, Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History and Science Museum Oklahoma.

Admission is free, but donations of school supply items such as pencils, paper, pens, glue or crayons are encouraged. Registration is not required.

For more information about the event, contact the Oklahoma History Center Education Department at education@okhistory.org or 522-3602.