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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center and Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, in partnership with Chesapeake Energy, will host guest lecturers Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Anna Somers Cocks. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27 in The Chesapeake Energy Blue Room, located in Building 7, off Western between NW 63rd Street and Classen Boulevard.

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center and Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, in partnership with Chesapeake Energy, will host guest lecturers Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Anna Somers Cocks.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27 in The Chesapeake Energy Blue Room, located in Building 7, off Western between NW 63rd Street and Classen Boulevard.

Desmond Shawe-Taylor manages one of the world’s most prestigious and important art collections, that of H M Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain. It reveals fashions and taste in art from the 16th century to the present day. Founder-editor of the globally influential publication The Art Newspaper, Anna Somers Cocks, has an astonishing knowledge of how public and private collections are developing in the modern era.

The lecture is free and open to the public. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar begin at 5:30 p.m. Lecture begins at 6:00 p.m. To RSVP, email rsvp(at)oklahomacontemporary(dot)org or call (405) 951-0000.

About Oklahoma Contemporary
Oklahoma Contemporary, formerly City Arts Center, is a regional 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions. Founded in 1989 by businessman and philanthropist Christian Keesee and Kirkpatrick Foundation Director Marilyn Myers, Oklahoma Contemporary offers contemporary arts exhibitions throughout the year, free to the public, as well as youth art camps, adult art classes and workshops, lectures and independent film screenings.

For more information, please call 405.951.0000 or visit http://www.oklahomacontemporary.org
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Contact: Carie Benton
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
405.951.0000
carie(at)oklahomacontemporary(dot)org

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