September 15-October 22, 2016
Exchange on Film Row: September 16 6-9pm
Closing Reception: October 21 6-9pm
In "Flying Solo," Diane Coady will exhibit mixed media works that incorporate silk, clay, and painting that tell stories of the self, and weave together a personal narrative.
Event: October 28, 7pm-midnight
The Midwest Horror Shorts Film Festival is set to bring together filmmakers, fans and fanatics of all things HORROR for an evening packed full of scary short films from all over the world. Filmmakers are invited to submit their shorts to the festival jurors. Besides a film fest packed with amazing films, this event will feature a Halloween-themed party with costume contest, photo wall, art and a cash bar.
Festival Kick Off Party: November 1, 6-9pm
Tickets: GA: $15, VIP: $30
Exhibition runs November 1-5
Sativa Prophets IAO Takeover: Friday November 4, 6-9pm
Performances and art from local hip hop artists
Free to the public
The City of Oklahoma City will recognize November as Hip Hop History Month. To celebrate this, IAO hosts the Oklahoma Hip Hop Festival Launch Party, November 1. Friday November 4th hip hop collective Sativa Prophets take over IAO for a multidisciplinary hip hop event with performances from local artists. The gallery will feature an exhibition of visual and performance artists that represent Oklahoma City's hip hop community, curated by Zulu Nation member Randall Barnes.
The First Sunday of Every Month, 2pm at IAO Gallery
Sunday November 6, 2-4pm
Free to the public
IAO is excited to host Oklahoma Voices' monthly poetry reading the first Sunday of every month in our project space. Each reading has a featured reader followed by an open mic. September's reading is cancelled due to the Labor Day holiday weekend, and will resume in October. October's featured reader will be Julia McConnell. IAO will provide a cash bar for refreshments.
November 12, 2016, 7-10pm
The Red Dot fundraiser is IAO’s annual fundraiser and art sale that supports our multi-disciplinary art programs and our annual artist grants. The party features food from local restaurants, local original musicians, and a silent auction with a diverse selection of art from artists involved with IAO. Join us in supporting individual artists.
Individual Artists of Oklahoma is a statewide arts organization that exists to promote progressive arts programming and education in the state of Oklahoma. The IAO Gallery, located in historic Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City, is open to the public admission-free year round, and offers artists who work in innovative mediums, topics, or methods an opportunity to exhibit their work.
IAO offers a variety of free programming to the public year round, with an emphasis on developing a forward-looking arts community. Each year, through this programming, IAO is able to enrich the community in which we live, enhancing the lives of tens of thousands of adults and children, artists and patrons alike.
Individual Artists of Oklahoma is a 501c3 non profit organization.