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PTAC Hosts Free Sunday For July
By Tourism Industry Partner
BARTLESVILLE, OK—Free Sunday is set for July 17th at Price Tower Arts Center in downtown Bartlesville. The day will feature free admission to the exhibition, Once Upon An Island: Twin Towers Rising. There will also be a fun activity that the entire family can enjoy. PTAC will be open from noon to 5 p.m.
Once Upon An Island: Twin Towers Rising features photographs by Richard Quinney of lower Manhattan during the construction of the World Trade Center in New York City. It showcases over 130 prints produced form original slides taken by Quinney. Price Tower Arts Center is also hosting a companion exhibition on the second level of its gallery of selected images of the construction of the Price Tower by Joe Price from 1953 to 1956.
“We are very excited about sharing this exhibition. We believe it is of interest to those with a passion for architecture, history and photography,” said Scott W. Perkins, curator of collections and exhibitions for Price Tower Arts Center.
The Free Sunday always includes a special hands-on craft project for children. The craft for July 17th is House of Cards. The activity will begin at 1 p.m.
Sponsors for Once Upon An Island: Twin Towers Rising include ConocoPhillips, Bank of Oklahoma and NewsTalk KRMG. For more information about this event or Price Tower Arts Center please call 918.336.4949 or visit pricetower.org.
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 $12 adults, $10 seniors (65+), $10 for children 18 and under and includes admission to the museum exhibitions (applicable sales tax not included). For more information, call 918.336.4949 or visit the web site at www.pricetower.org.
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