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We have been working on a bunch of fun projects recently! Check out the updates below!
 
 NEW EXHBITIONS
New display cases house the museum's growing collection

Our display case project is complete! These display cases were graciously donated by the Tulsa Questers. Luke Hembree custom built the cases and they were painted by the talented William Franklin. Check out some of the Art Deco books below that are on view in the new display cases!


New backdrops completed for the Museum Store exhibit windows
 
The new backdrops that flank the entrance to the Museum Store were completed by Luke Hembree. The inspiration was to make these exhibit windows look like an old-fashioned department store display from the Art Deco era. On view are three-dimensional models created after Erte's two-dimensional fashion designs. Erte's designs were extremely daring for the time. Also, on view are Art Deco clocks from the Hammond Clock Company, pictured is the Gregory and the Junior clock.  

SWANKY EVENTS
Deco Ball 2016

Where: Mayo Hotel
When: September 10, 2016 at 6pm

Come celebrate Tulsa's unique Art Deco history at the 6th Annual Deco Ball at the opulent Mayo Hotel, benefiting the Tulsa Art Deco Museum. Enjoy dinner with two drink tickets while being swept away by big band jazz and fabulous entertainment followed by a silent auction. White tie, black tie, or cocktail attire is requested, and any clothing inspired from the 1920s, 30s, and 40s is admired but not required. Grab an early-bird ticket discount before July 31st. Make it a night with special Mayo Hotel room pricing available starting at $149! Doors open at 6pm, dinner at 7pm, & dancing til 10:00pm. For additional information please contact info@tulsaartdecomuseum.com

Movie Night in the Park & Gatsby Picnic
Featuring: King Kong
 
Where: H.A. Chapman Park at 6th & Boston
When: June 24, 2016 around 8:45pm

FREE MOVIE! Friday June 24th! Save this night for something wonderful in the Deco District. It's Movie Night in the park at 6th and Boston just steps away from the Museum! The classic King Kong film starring the beautiful Faye Wray will delight young and old. And that's not all! The Tulsa Art Deco Museum will be hosting a Gatsby Picnic! So pack a picnic basket and a blanket, and bring out the gang for an easy going and classically wonderful evening in the Deco District! 1920's-40's attire is admired but not required. Please RSVP and let us know you will be there!

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Join the Tulsa Art Deco Museum!
 
Becoming a member of the Tulsa Art Deco Museum helps us to maintain and create exhibits for the museum. With our talented group of volunteers we are able to do so much with a small budget! So please, take some time and join the Tulsa Art Deco Museum, it truly does help! Click the link below.  

TADM VOLUNTEERS
One of our volunteers, Jose, is working to catalog all of the Art Deco books we now have in our collection! Approximately 27 books have been added!

Audrey is an amazing volunteer! She helps run our gift shop as well as keeping our museum looking sharp! Next time you are at the museum, say hello to Audrey!

We greatly appreciate all of the hard work that all of our volunteers do for the museum! These are just a few of the many that have helped our ever growing museum!
TULSA ART DECO
Fire Station No. 13 & Westinghouse Warehouse

The former Fire Station No. 13 was designed by architect Albert Joseph Love and it was completed in 1931. Another building very similar to the fire station is the former Westinghouse Warehouse (now Living Art of Tulsa). The architect on this building is unknown, but the triangular details on the building are similar. It is possible that the former Westinghouse Warehouse was also deigned by Albert Joseph Love.



Thank you for your interest in the Tulsa Art Deco Museum! Please share this newsletter with your friends!

Sincerely,
TAD & Flapper Flora

 


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