WaterWorks Art Center
1710 Charles Page Blvd.
in Newblock Park
Just west of Downtown on 3rd Street
Monday - Thursday:
|8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.*
*Hours may vary
Dedicated to the Fine Arts
WaterWorks Art Center brings visual fine arts experiences,
hands-on classes and quality art exhibits to Tulsans and
Our mission is to bring art to everyone!
Sally Bachman, Artist-In-Residence
Classes and Events
WaterWorks offers a vast array of art classes for
a variety of ages. Please choose from one of the class
Fall Class Guide
To enroll, complete a Class Registration
Form, then bring it by WaterWorks or mail it in.
Class Supply Lists
Many classes require that you bring particular items
described in the Class Supply Lists. Other classes may discuss
supplies once the class meets. Please check online to find a list of
classes that require supplies before coming to the first class.
Special Presentations and Workshops
The WaterWorks Advisory Council
occasionally sponsors special art lectures and workshops. Call
(918) 694-5001 for more information.
A special workshop this fall
features Jeanie Weber, an artist who has been inspired by
Mother Nature. On Saturday, October 17, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
Jeanie will be presenting a workshop on pine needle baskets. The
cost is $75 + $22 kit fee. Online enrollment is available through
the WaterWorks Advisory Council at waterworksartcenter.com.
Teambuilding and Event Space
Looking to boost team morale? Need a
unique space to host your reception or party? WaterWorks Art Center
is just the place for you. The event space can accomodate up to 150
persons, and the professional art staff can make any
gathering entertaining and enjoyable. Collaborate.
Innovate. Create. Contact the WaterWorks staff today to get your
space reserved. More information can be found in the online brochure.
Need Something Special?
Based on requests, WaterWorks staff will customize
workshops to fit the needs of community groups, businesses and the
schools. Email Lee Anne Zeigler, WaterWorks Director, for more
information at: LZeigler@cityoftulsa.org.
'Open Studio' is available for beginning
and experienced artists. Space is limited. Fee: $5/day daily
Watercolor by Nancy Harkins
We Need Your Input!
For teens and tweens, what would you like to have offered at a
camp or class? What are your preferred days/times?
Email your input to LZeigler@cityoftulsa.org
Birthday parties for ages 6 and older. For
a maximum of 20 people, your party includes the use
of space, art project supplies, instructor, tables and
chairs. Your 90 minute party allows for a 45-minute art
project, and 45 minutes for refreshments and presents.
WaterWorks is housed in a renovated historical building in
Newblock Park that once served as Tulsa's water treatment
plant and later the site of the City's first public swimming pool.
It was named WaterWorks to maintain those historical roots.
WaterWorks Art Center Council
The WaterWorks Council, a non-profit organization, raises funds
for the center, initiates projects, and co-sponsors scholarships
for at-risk children.
Bringing Fine Arts to Children
Bringing fine arts to children is a major objective of the
center. Working with both private and public schools, WaterWorks
creates art-enrichment programs for children from kindergarten
through 12th grade.
The center also works with school grant programs to provide onsite
workshops tailored to the needs of each school.
Each spring and summer WaterWorks
offers reasonably-priced fine arts camps
for children. Camp projects are theme
based. Children work in a variety
of media for in-depth art experiences.
An annual Summer Camp Art Exhibit is held in August at the
Tell Us What You Think!
After your involvement with a Park program or activity, please
take a few moments to complete an Evaluation Form. Thank you!