Category: History

Review: Philbrook’s “Rembrandt to Monet” exhibit is an introduction to art for all ages 

A traveling collection of paintings, titled “Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting,” will be on display at the Philbrook Museum through May 28, 2023.   The exhibit includes paintings by artists who are internationally famous, such as Rembrandt and Monet and others, like Bouguereau and El Greco, whose work might not be as well-known […]

TCC’s historian, Marina Metevelis, dies at the age of 100

Marina Metevelis was Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) historian. She turned 100 years old in spring 2022. During winter 2023, TCC and the Tulsa community received the sad news that Metevelis had passed away. Many TCC employees and students remember Metevelis as a nice, generous person, and an incredible companion. Here are some facts from Metevelis’s […]

Behind the Veil of Curating Bruce Goff‘s Continuous Present 

During the First Friday Art Crawl on Jan. 6, Tulsa Artist Fellowship opened the exhibition “Bruce Goff: The Art of the Continuous Present” at the Flagship x Tulsa Artist Fellowship performance space (112 N Boston Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103). The exhibition originally opened during Goff Fest, Dec. 1-4, is a festival that reimagines the life […]

Ancient Aliens Live: Project Earth A Discussion

Being held at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, OK, is a discussion by investigators of the extraterrestrial including acclaimed Legendary Times magazine founder and host of popular television series “Ancient Aliens,” Giorgio Tsoukalos. Tsoukalos is discussing topics such as the Ancient Astronaut theory with the likes of professionals in the field of UFO disclosure […]

Building upon the past: Local architectural society preserves history of mid-century modern style

On Oct. 8, the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture (TFA) held its tour “Moving into the Modern: With Architect #1,” touring through the buildings of Leon B. Senter. Senter is a world-renowned architect and is considered to be the dean of Oklahoma architects according to TFA. TFA is providing the tour as a part of its […]

News Analysis: Making Lemonade – Lemon-Aid Project teaches kids about giving back 

(Editor’s Note: The 2022 Lemon-Aid fundraiser raised $15,000 for Lindsey House, not $12,000 as was previously reported. We apologize for this mistake and any confusion it has caused. Congratulations to Katie Eller Murray and everyone who helped with the event for the wonderful work!) Who else has fond childhood memories of selling lemonade during the summer? The […]

TCC’s legend and historian, Marina Metevelis, celebrates her 100th birthday

Marina Metevelis was Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) historian. She turned 100 years old in spring 2022. Metevelis began working at the TCC library in 1970. She became a director of the TCC Heritage Center in 1992 and preserved thousands of items of TCC/TJC memorabilia, such as the first college band uniform, books, slides, newspaper articles, […]

Black Wall Street Heritage Parade remembers the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

The Black Wall Street Heritage Parade walked through the Greenwood District, starting from the Oklahoma State University-Tulsa (OSU-Tulsa) parking lot and finishing atGeorge Washington Carver Middle School. Organizations participated with floats in recognition of black history, and individuals represented iconic people from Tulsa’s past. 

TCC students volunteer for President Biden’s visit to Tulsa

On June 1, President Joe Biden met with the survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and delivered a speech recognizing the importance of commemorating the event at the Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa. TCC Connection managing editor, Sam Levrault, and photographer, Anna Fuhrmeister, were selected to volunteer for the event. Levrault studies Spanish, and […]

Strong women bring change to the world – Part 2

Editor’s note: This is a continuing series. This is Part 2 of the project. Part 1 is available here. This short listing is dedicated to all women in honor of International Women’s Day, traditionally celebrated on March 8. The first Women’s Day was organized by the Socialist Party of America in New York City in […]

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