WHAT TO DO IN TULSA
Located in the heart of Tulsa’s Arts District, this urban green space and performance venue brings the entire Tulsa community together for free events such as movie nights, yoga, Sunday concerts and fitness bootcamps. Food Truck Wednesdays attract huge lunchtime crowds and are the perfect opportunity to sample Tulsa’s finest mobile cuisine.
Designed as a vibrant and inclusive space, Gathering Place blends nature with an urban setting. Since opening in 2018 and named USA Today’s Best New Attraction, Gathering Place has provided Tulsans and visitors alike with space to play, relax and gather along the river.
PHILBROOK MUSEUMOF ART
Nestled on 25-acres of pristine gardens in the heart of midtown Tulsa, Philbrook Museum Of Art offers world-class art in a villa that transports visitors to the Italian countryside. In addition to a sprawling collection of American, Southwestern, Renaissance and Baroque art and sculpture, Philbrook’s collection includes one of the most comprehensive surveys of 20th Century Native American art in the United States. Founded out of the historical home of Waite and Genevieve Phillips, Philbrook also features an architectural addition with auditorium, restaurant, library, and educational studios.
For 90 years, the Tulsa Zoo has inspired a passion for wildlife as a fun and affordable destination where families can connect. Since 1928, the Tulsa Zoo is home to more than 400 species. Many of the animals in zoo care are rare and endangered in the wild. Visit immersive exhibits, like the Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve; learn more about your favorite animals during daily keeper chats; or enjoy the scenery during a round-trip on the train.
Inspired by an iconic London development, the Boxyard is constructed of shipping containers that endured 8-12 years of international travel. Stop by this new Tulsa favorite where East Village and Blue Dome districts intersect for unique shopping and dining options with an unparalleled atmosphere.
Make your own AHHA moment with an outdoor green area and interior spaces boasting modern industrial design, natural light and a variety of beautiful colors and textures. This is a vendor-neutral facility, yet recommendations can be made as needed.
“Greenwood Rising educates Oklahomans and Americans about the Race Massacre and its impact on the state and Nation; remember its victims and survivors and create an environment conducive to fostering sustainable entrepreneurship and heritage tourism within the Greenwood District specifically, and North Tulsa generally.”
This downtown art gallery is available for rental for wedding, parties, presentations, receptions and other events. An onsite catering kitchen and audio visual equipment are also available.
Address: 108 E Reconciliation Way
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday 12-5PM
Admission is always free.
ARTIFICIAL CLOUD CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
A sound phenomenon happens at an unassuming concrete circle of bricks which you walk into the middle of the circle, say a word or two, and maybe you’ll hear what all the fuss is about. Any sound you make in the circle is echoed back to you—only much louder—and any voices outside the circle, are distorted to the person on the inside. The Center of the Universe is sharply punctuated by the impressive “Artificial Cloud” which looms over the circle. Crafted by Warm Springs Apache artist Bob Haozous, “Artificial Cloud” is a highly symbolic work about how humanity continually allows technology to ruin our relationship with nature.
Accessible from the corner of West Archer St. and North Boston Ave. It is located directly northwest of the old Union Train Depot,