AMERICAN INDIANS IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
On display through March 28, 2020
Cherokee Heritage Center
21192 S. Keeler Dr.
Park Hill, OK 74451
This OH-sponsored exhibition highlights Native Americans who broke baseball’s “color barrier” by playing in the major leagues in the decades prior to Jackie Robinson’s debut in 1947. The exhibit includes artifacts from a private collector who has extensively researched this subject and has profiled 30 Native American players of this era, 19 of whom were from Oklahoma.
THE CHEROKEE KID: A WILL ROGERS EXHIBIT
On display through October 2020
Will Rogers Memorial Museum
1720 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017
Will Rogers' Cherokee heritage is explored in this exhibit that was originally created by the Cherokee Heritage Center thanks to a grant from OH. The exhibit explores Rogers' family's relocation to Indian Territory and his early life near what would become Oologah, OK, before he became one of America's most iconic entertainers.Will Rogers Memorial Museum, Cherokee Heritage Center to host exhib
EXPERIENCING THE DUST BOWL
Woody Guthrie Center
102 East M.B. Brady Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
The Woody Guthrie Center's ongoing Dust Bowl exhibit, sponsored in part by Oklahoma Humanities, allows visitors to truly experience the power of a Dust Bowl storm through virtual reality technology. Visitors can step back in time through this multi-sensory experience to fully understand events that affected those living in the region. The exhibit also discusses the Dust Bowl as a man-made disaster, providing an opportunity to explore ways that people affect the environment.