The Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture in downtown Tulsa, known as OKPOP, has set a fundraising goal of $30 million so it can open to the public by late 2024. According to an article in the Tulsa World, the museum's foundation is assembling a campaign Cabinet of influential and noteworthy Oklahomans. The Oklahoma Legislature in 2015 … Continue reading OKPOP museum in Tulsa may open by late 2024
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OKPOP museum breaks ground in Tulsa
Local and state officials participated Wednesday in the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, or OKPOP, in downtown Tulsa. The museum, which anticipates an opening in late 2021, will be filled with memorabilia and information about musicians, film stars, authors and artists with Oklahoma ties. It will be across the street from … Continue reading OKPOP museum breaks ground in Tulsa
OKPOP museum will break ground soon in downtown Tulsa
The Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, aka OKPOP, will break ground this month across the street from the historic Cain’s Ballroom in downtown Tulsa, officials announced last week. The groundbreaking ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 23, and the governor and other officials will attend, reported the Tulsa World newspaper. Construction on the OKPOP … Continue reading OKPOP museum will break ground soon in downtown Tulsa
Artist’s rendering unveiled for OKPOP museum in Tulsa
The Oklahoma Historical Society earlier this week unveiled an artist's rendering for the upcoming Oklahoma Museum of Pop Culture, aka OKPOP, in Tulsa, slated for a groundbreaking this fall. According to a news release: Nabholz Construction will construct OKPOP at 422 North Main Street in Tulsa, across the street from the Cain’s Ballroom, home of … Continue reading Artist’s rendering unveiled for OKPOP museum in Tulsa
So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?
After a topsy-turvy session in the Oklahoma Legislature, major funding for the OKPOP museum finally was approved and is slated to open in Tulsa's Brady District in 2018. A lot of people assume the museum is going to focus on Oklahoma's rich music history. But a recent article in the Tulsa World clarifies that OKPOP … Continue reading So what’s going to be in the OKPOP museum?