Home > News

Bartlesville in the News


January 29, 2020

Feature Film “Killers of the Flower Moon” Set to Film in Oklahoma News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Feature Film “Killers of the Flower Moon” Set to Film in Oklahoma

Oklahoma City - The Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to confirm the production of the major motion picture “Killers of the Flower Moon” is set to film in Oklahoma this year. “We’re thrilled that this unique story will be filmed where it took place, in Osage County, and welcome the production to experience our innovative communities and imaginative people to bring this story to audiences around the world,” said Oklahoma Lt. Governor Matt Pinnell, Secretary of Tourism and...

January 27, 2020

Only 3 shows remaining for Broadway in Bartlesville this season, get your tickets now! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Only 3 shows remaining for Broadway in Bartlesville this season, get your tickets now!

Broadway in Bartlesville has 3 more great shows for the current season. THE CHOIR OF MAN Thursday February 6th at 7:30 pm. The runaway hit of numerous music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour! Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show”, THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a working that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live Percussion with...

January 27, 2020

Oklahoma Tourism Generates Record-High $9.6 Billion in Spending in 2018 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Tourism Generates Record-High $9.6 Billion in Spending in 2018

New research from Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department shows industry generates more than $1 billion in local, state and federal taxes, supports 103,600 jobs in state. OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma travel and tourism industry generated a record $9.6 billion in direct spending by an estimated 21.5 million visitors in 2018, according to new research released by the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department. Travel spending in Oklahoma increased by 7.3 percent since 2017 and has seen a 29 percent increase,...

November 25, 2019

Fall Giving Campaign Brings Music to Bartlesville News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Fall Giving Campaign Brings Music to Bartlesville

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (Nov. 22, 2019) – The OKM Music Festival is entering its 36th year as Oklahoma’s premier classical music festival. The Festival, which began in 1983, seeks to bring talented national and international artists to the stages of Bartlesville, as well as bring music education and classical music exposure to youth in the community. This Thanksgiving, OKM is asking patrons to “play it forward” by making a donation to help sustain the organization’s programming in our community, or...

November 13, 2019

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights Fri, Sat & Sun from Nov. 29 - Dec. 22 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights Fri, Sat & Sun from Nov. 29 - Dec. 22

Wonderland of Lights a wonderful holiday tradition returns again this year at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, with the spectacular Wonderland of Lights. The grounds and buildings of Woolaroc will be covered with over 750,000 lights as the historic ranch transforms itself into a magical winter wonderland! The lights will be turned on Friday, November 29th and will be on every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5-9 p.m., through December 22nd. Entertainment will be in the Heritage Theater, Santa will be in the...

November 06, 2019

Bartlesville Art Association annual “Winter Gallery” News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Art Association annual “Winter Gallery”

Shop artwork, gifts, and unique items handcrafted by local artist members of Bartlesville Art Association during their annual “Winter Gallery” November 15 and 16.   Local artists create beautiful sculptures and paintings for your home, ceramics for your tables, wearable fiber art to keep you warm and fashionable. There will be Christmas ornaments, stickers, buttons, magnets, badges - all for kids.   Browse and shop on Friday, November 15 from 3 pm to 8 pm, and Saturday the 16th from 9:00 am to...

October 31, 2019

The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale

Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve is proud to announce its upcoming art exhibition, The Woolaroc Retrospective Exhibit and Sale, opening October 18, 2019, and continuing through December 29, 2019. According to Show Director Dean Zervas and Museum Director Shiloh Thurman, the show is a result of the great success that Woolaroc enjoyed with its first national show in 2013, Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery. That show was followed by The Best of the Best Contemporary Wildlife Art Retrospective Exhibit and...

October 28, 2019

BAHM to show Topper Takes a Trip' at Movie Monday News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to show Topper Takes a Trip' at Movie Monday

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will show one in a series of the Topper movies. Considered one of the American Film Institutes’ Top 100 Funniest Movies in the American Cinema! during its next "Movie Monday," a brown bag event set for Nov. 4. The feature will be shown from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. VCI-Entertainment of Tulsa had this to say about the 1938 film: “Cosmo Topper finds himself haunted once again...

October 28, 2019

BAHM announces Shin’enkan exhibit, evening event News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM announces Shin’enkan exhibit, evening event

The Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a special event for the new exhibit “The Mystery and Appeal of Shin’enkan," BAHM Collections Manager Debbie Neece said recently. Mary Winn Dills, who served as the former curator/caretaker of the Joe Price home, will be the featured speaker during an event set for 6-7:30 p.m. on Nov. 14 at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “Focus on Art Shin’enKan — Home of the Faraway Heart” film, a...

October 18, 2019

BAHM offers educational program on Oklahoma flags history News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM offers educational program on Oklahoma flags history

Kay Little of “Little History Adventures” will present the educational program “Fourteen Flags over Oklahoma” on Oct. 29, Bartlesville Area History Museum Coordinator Jo Crabtree said recently. The brown bag event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave. “You will learn from Little the flag of Oklahoma was designed by Mrs. Louise Funk Fluke, an artist from Oklahoma City and adopted in 1925," Crabtree...