Temporary Exhibitions:  New construction in the building has required the removal of many of our artifacts for their protection.  Please excuse our progress.



Art Deco Fashion by Sigrid Hinkle

July 26, 2016-Novebmer 1, 2016

This is a collection of unique garments created by local sewist Sigrid Hinkle. Hinkle utilizes vintage patterns to create some dazzling designs reminiscent of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. 


Fashion 1920-1930

February 1, 2016-November 1, 2016

Fashion, beauty products, and accessories from the 1920s and 1930s. 



Blane Snodgrass Private Collection

June 22, 2016-November 1, 2016

The Blane Snodgrass Private Collection includes objects that span from sculptural to lighting in the Art Deco style. 


Ongoing Exhibitons:



1980s Deco Echo

William Franklin Private Collection

In the 1980s there was a revival of the classic geometric froms of the Art Deco style. 


Frankart by Arthur von Frankenburg

Debby Kelsey Private Collection

These unique smoke stands represent the decadence of the 1920s and Frankenburg's interest in the abstracted female nude. 


Smoking Hot!

Debby Kelsey Private Collection

Smoke stands and smoking accessories from the 1920s-1940s. These items demonstrate the popularity of smoking as well as the expense that went into creating these objects.  


The Changing Yearbook

William Franklin Private Collection

A collection of yearbooks from the 1920s-1950s that show the ever changing Art Deco style. Earlier yearbooks demonstrate the sharp geometric forms of the Zigzag form while the later yearbooks show the evolution into the Streamline style.


Tulsa's Lost Art Deco

The remains of the once ritzy Tulsa Club Building and the fabulous Halliburton-Abbot department store. 


Egyptian Art Deco

Debby Kelsey Private Collection

With the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922, Egytomania took over the world. See how King Tut influenced the Art Deco style of the 1920s.