Time for the yearly dose of “Momentum”!
Alright! You may be wondering “what is this momentum thing you speak of,” well, it is this:
“Experience the forefront of Oklahomaâ€™s artistic talent at Momentum: Art Doesnâ€™t Stand Still, presented by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition…Momentum offers Oklahoma artists ages 30 and younger an opportunity to exhibit their work in a venue created specifically for them. The interactive event presents a diversified look at Oklahomaâ€™s young artistic talent. Each year, hundreds of young artists submit their work to be considered for the exhibition. Guest curators narrow submissions to the best-of-the-best for the two-night event.”
What’s different this year? A location change for starts!
“The multimedia event will be held March 1-2, 2013 from 8 pm â€“ Midnight at 50 Penn Place, 1900 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City.”
I’ve also spotted that Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) is hiding a few free tickets to this event around OKC. You can find them via clues on OVAC’s Facebook page. Otherwise you can expect to pay $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
What else is happening and where do I buy these tickets if I’m not going to hunt for them?
“The two night opening begins on Friday, March 1 with Momentum: Downtempo, a more mellow experience, with musical performances by Fifth Fret, Erik the Viking, and R.e.A.L. Momentum: Full Speed on Saturday, March 2, offers a louder, faster paced experience with music from Em and the Mother Superiors, Wurly Birds, and Kali Ra.
Tickets for each night of the opening weekend are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and can be purchased online at www.MomentumOklahoma.org, by phone at 405-879-2400 or at ticket outlets: Blue 7, Full Circle Bookstore, Guestroom Records (OKC & Norman), CafÃ© Evoke (Edmond), and Sips (Shawnee).”
“But I can’t make it this weekend!!!”
Well, fret not!
“Free gallery hours follow the opening weekend from March 5-7, 5-7 pm each day. On Thursday, March 7 at 6 pm the Spotlight artists will give brief talks about their projects.”
“Do they have a FB event page too?”
So glad you asked. YES! Check Momentum OKC’s event page here.
Want to see more of the art?
Here’s a link to the Momentum Preview Flickr pool!