BARTLESVILLE, OK – Many Oklahomans may not be aware of the stained glass windows that exist in Oklahoma featuring President Abraham Lincoln.  Price Tower Arts Center, the Bartlesville Area History Museum and Bartlesville Public Library are working together to host Professor Ken Kelsey of Northwestern State University and his presentation:  Lincoln in Stained Glass in Oklahoma Communities.

Kelsey serves as an adjunct instructor in the Departments of History and Fine Arts at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in History from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.  He is also a board member of Preservation Oklahoma.

Kelsey’s lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Bartlesville Public Library.  The lecture is free and open to the public.  The Bartlesville Public Library is located at 600 South Johnstone Avenue in downtown Bartlesville.

The lecture is a program offered in conjunction with Price Tower Arts Center’s exhibition, William Schickel: Spirit Made Manifest and BAHM’s A Spiritual Tour Through History:  A History of Washington County Churches. The Schickel exhibition continues through January 9, 2011at Price Tower Arts Center.  It is sponsored by ConocoPhillips, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Council.  A Spiritual Tour Through History at the Bartlesville Area History Museum continues through March 31, 2011.

For more information about the lecture, contact Price Tower Arts Center at 918.336.4949 or go online to



About Price Tower

The landmark destination for art, architecture and design, Price Tower Arts Center, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit, provides local, regional and global audiences with the experience of great art, architecture and design in an arts complex whose centerpiece is Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper, the Price Tower.

This National Historic Landmark building, completed in 1956, contains a museum with permanent and changing exhibition galleries; original and restored historic Wright interiors (available by tour); and The Wright Place museum store.

Visitors may also experience Wright's masterpiece as guests of Inn at Price Tower, a high-design hotel that the Arts Center has created within Wright's skyscraper, along with the Inn's eclectic Copper Bar.

Historic tours are available with advanced reservations. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+), $5 students and children 16 and under and includes admission to the museum exhibitions (tax not included as may be applicable). For more information, the public may call 918.336.4949 or visit the web site at


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