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WaterWorks Art Center

We are happy to announce that our community and specialty centers are reopened, as of June 1, 2020. However, centers have temporarily limited their hours and programs as well as implemented updated health and safety policies. Please see information below for updates specific to WaterWorks Art Center.

Address: 1710 Charles Page Blvd. in Newblock Park
Phone: (918) 596-2440
Facebook Page: @WaterWorksArtCenter

Hours for July-End of 2020
Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Our facilities will be closed on the following City holidays in fall:

Buildings hours are subject to change without notice. For staff safety facility may close falling conclusion of last activity. Please call ahead of arrival for more information.

Tulsa Parks Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Tulsa’s Park and Recreation Department remains committed to ensuring the safety of our staff and residents,and continues to consult with the Tulsa Health Department and CDC guidelines. Please note the following temporary practices and protocols are in place at our center:

Additional updates and policies will be communicated by center staff as well as posted here and our social media accounts.

General Policies Required Up Entry to Facility

WaterWorks Art Center Safety Policies

Upon Entry/Basic Guidelines:


General Open Studio Policies:

Clay Open Studio Additional Policies:

Jewelry & Metals Open Studio Additional Policies:

Dedicated to the Fine Arts

Welcome to Tulsa’s community art center offering classes and workshops for children and adult in the greater Tulsa metro area.

Our mission: Art for everyone!

Classes and Programs

WaterWorks Art Center offers art classes and workshops for ages 16 and up. To learn more about our offerings, check our quarterly catalog listed below.

Fall 2020 Seasonal Catalog

Enroll Online Here

Fall program enrollment opens August 1! Online Registration is available and preferred to help minimize the need to touch cash, checks, and credit cards, or you may complete a Class Registration Form and bring it to WaterWorks Art Center or mail it.

Please note: A 25% additional fee will be assessed for non-residents of the City of Tulsa, and all patrons ages 10 and over must obtain a FREE Tulsa Parks ID card to participate in activities at any Tulsa Parks Community Center. Please ask recreation staff for more details.

Revised Open Studio Usage

Due to social distancing guidelines, Open Studios are available by appointment only. To reserve your work time, please call us at (918) 596-2440. For more detailed policies, please visit our website:

Special Events and Featured Workshops

Check out our current catalog for more information or call (918) 596-2440.

Team-building Events

WaterWorks Art Center and its professional art staff can help you create a morale-boosting event for your organization. Contact the WaterWorks staff today for more information and check out our online brochure.

Birthday Parties for Children 7 And Up!

Birthday parties may be scheduled for up to 20 children. Your party includes the use of the space, tables, chairs, and an artist-led project. Your 90-minute party allows for a 45-minute art project with the remaining 45 minutes open for refreshments and presents. Call (918) 596-2440 to schedule and check for availability.


Are you planning a reception, small corporate function or party? WaterWorks Art Center is the perfect venue for your event! Up to 150 guests* can enjoy our beautiful large studio space with picturesque windows, stage, adjoining outdoor patio, and views of historic Newblock Park and the downtown Tulsa skyline. On-site parking and a kitchenette are available for your event at no extra cost.

WaterWorks Art Center is housed in a historic building that once served as the City’s water treatment plant in Newblock Park. Contact us for more information and to check availability of dates.

WaterWorks Adivsory Council

The WaterWorks Advisory Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, sponsor featured workshops and provide scholarships for WaterWorks Summer Art Camp.

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!