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Placemaking through Storytelling: History and Stories - Oklahoma City

Placemaking through Storytelling: History and Stories - Oklahoma City

March 2, 201910:00 AM

BlackSpace Oklahoma in collaboration with the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, will introduce their organization and initiatives with the lecture series: Placemaking Through Storytelling. Throughout the month of March in the Auditorium at the Historic Page Woodson, this OH-sponsored lecture series will explore community assets, values, identities, and ideas, within Black neighborhood spaces. 

Saturday, March 2, 2019: 10:00 AM 
History Lecture with Anita Arnold & Dr. George Henderson
The Auditorium at The Douglass
600 N. High Ave.

This lecture is the first program of a series of events that will culminate in an online Community Experience Guide. The lecture will include the history of the Page Woodson community, the importance of several community figures and how African Americans used the physical space of their neighborhood. Ms. Arnold and Dr. Henderson will cover information about the African American experience in the built environment and more specifically NE Oklahoma City's large African American population. 

Placemaking through Storytelling series schedule:

Saturday, March 2nd | 10:00A - 12:30P
Saturday, March 9th | 10:00A - 12:30P
Saturday, March 16th | 9:00A - 4:00P (community storytelling sessions)
Saturday, March 30th | 10:00A - 12:30P