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WaterWorks Art Center

COVID-19 UPDATE: May 29, 2020 12:30 p.m

The City of Tulsa’s Park and Recreation Department remains committed to ensuring the safety of our staff and residents, and continue to consult with CDC guidance, the Tulsa Health Department and City leadership to monitor, asses and update our health and safety policies as needed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Please see below for our most recent update:

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: @HicksParkTulsa

Hours for June 2020:
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Beginning Monday, June 29th we plan to extended our hours to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays-Thursdays, but updates will be made as necessary to comply with public health guidance.

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.

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!

Register for online classes, programs and league sports! 

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.

Summer Catalog 2020

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.

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:

Virtual Kids Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp is going online! We hope you can connect with us this summer as we begin to offer online art projects for campers.

Sessions are available twice a week via video chat, beginning Tuesday, June 2nd. Camp sessions will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 - 2 p.m. Each session features an instructor who leads the “campers” through an art project. Find each project description and registration info at

Registration is free, but required for each session you plan to attend. Projects use art supplies easily purchased online or at local stores. Supplies are listed in each class description. Projects are geared for students to have fun, be creative, and socialize with other young artists. Students may need some assistance with technical connection and projects, but our goal is to keep them engaged and creating!

These classes are ideal for 7-11 year-olds. Questions? Contact WaterWorks (918) 596-2440 for more information or email

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.

Event Space Rentals

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.

*Capacity may be limited due to safety regulations regarding Covid-19.

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.

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After your involvement with a Park program or activity, please take a few moments to complete an Evaluation Form. Thank you!