Rendezvous 2008 Set for April 19 at Gilcrease Museum

GOLDEN BACKLIGHT

Gilcrease Museum kicks off Rendezvous 2008 with the traditional Evening with the Artists, Art Sale and Gala Dinner Friday, April 18. Featured this year is artist Tim Shinabarger, along with honoring the life and works of Hollis Williford, a Rendezvous 1988 featured artist. Over 30 artists will be participating in this year’s event. Rendezvous 2008 opens to the public April 19.

“Rendezvous is one of Gilcrease Museum’s premier events and a major source of funding to support our nationally-recognized public and educational programs, exhibitions, and services,” says Museum Interim Director Gary Moore.

Many activities are scheduled to compliment this year’s festivities, including a gallery talk by featured artist Tim Shinabarger, along with other lectures and events.

For a complete list of events and more information, visit www.gilcrease.org/rendezvous.

“Rendezvous 2008 will not only feature wonderful art from some of the country’s premiere painters and sculptors but will also celebrate the extraordinary new partnership between the Museum and the University of Tulsa,” Co-Chair Hans Helmerich said.

Gilcrease Museum continues its path of excellence with Rendezvous 2008 and through its collections, is dedicated to bringing art, history and people together to discover, enjoy and understand the diverse heritage of the Americas.

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (918) 596-2700 or visit www.gilcrease.org.

Updated 02-20-2008

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