OUT West at the Gilcrease Museum
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa ,
Barbecue Dinner $26.00 for Adults
$12.50 for students with valid student ID
The evening begins with a barbecue dinner by caterer TWs AFAB catering and a Lecture by the renowned historian Gregory Hinton whose work explores LGBTQ themes on LGBTQ history and culture in the American West. Hinton is founding director of the Gay & Lesbian Rodeo Heritage Foundation and 2017 recipient of its Paladin Award; Hinton holds the 2010 International Gay Rodeo Association Presidents Award for his Gay Rodeo Legacy Project. The dinner is $26.00 for Adults and $12.50 for students with a valid student ID. The lecture is free and open to the public but advanced tickets for the barbecue dinner are required.
Visit the whole museum and see the touring exhibition Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo. Experience the grit, determination and community of the national gay rodeo circuit in classic black-and-white photographs. Photographer Blake Little provides an expansive redefinition of what a cowboy can be in his images capturing scenes of camaraderie, identity and sport in one of Americas most time-honored traditions. The 41 black and white photographs taken by Blake Little between 1988 and 1992 in Photographs document the gay rodeo circuit and the lives of many of its participants in those years.
Finish the night off with your cowboy boots and some LGBTQ country and western dancing at the Gilcrease which is a part of their Gilcrease After Hours which is free and open to the public. A cash bar and light snacks will be available.
Co-sponsors Oklahomans for Equality and Tulsa Eagle