Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve announced today that a new exhibit, “Seeing Beyond Through OKLA Eyes”, will open on Wednesday, Nov. 16th and continue until Jan. 16th, 2012 in the Bunkhouse Gallery.   An artist reception will be held on Sunday, November 27th from 2 to 5 P.M. with complimentary refreshments. 


The Second Annual OKLA Woolaroc Museum show artists are:  Helen F. Howerton, Sandy Ingram, Patsy E. Lane, Carolyn Mock, Freda de Odis, Storm Strickland, Skip Thompson and Christine Verner.   The artists work in several mediums, from collectible fine art paintings, drawings and sculpture….the works will be in realistic and impressionistic styles with western and wildlife themes.


Additional art workshops and demonstrations are planned and will be announced.  Woolaroc will also hold their annual “Wonderland of Lights” every Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning November 25th through December 24th.



Established in 1925, Woolaroc encompasses 3,700 acres with a variety of native and exotic animals with American bison, elk, longhorn cattle and deer species.  The 50,000 square foot Museum contains Native American and Western art along with one of the world’s finest collections of Colt firearms.  The former country retreat was built by Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum Company, predecessor to ConocoPhillips.  In 2009, Woolaroc was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service in Washington, D.C.    Woolaroc is located in the beautiful Osage Hills 12 miles west of Bartlesville and 50 miles North of Tulsa, OK.   Woolaroc is open Wednesday thru Sunday (Closed Monday and Tuesday) until Memorial Day….during the summer, Woolaroc is closed only on Monday.


For more information, call Woolaroc (Monday – Friday) at 918-336-0307, ext. 10 or 11 or go to www.woolaroc.org.   For more information on the OKLA artists, visit www.oklahomaladyartists.com.