NORMAN — Participating nonprofit organizations:
· Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood, will present Family Fun Night from 6-9 p.m. This come-and-go event is free and open to the public. Adults and children are invited to create animals in foil and relief foam prints, which may be added to the collection of the “Creative Creatures” display in the Firehouse Gallery.
· Jacobson House, 609 Chautauqua Ave., will feature Steven Judd Kiowa, Choctaw Film maker and artist, in the showing of his award winning short films: “Search for the World’s Best Indian Taco,” “Neil Discovers the Moon,” and trailer for contemporary feature length film “Six Pack and Gas Money” as well as “Amaqqut Nunaa: The Country of Wolves” by Neil Christopher. Steven Judd will present and discuss each film before the viewing and be available for the public to meet. Indian tacos will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. The filmmakers are also collecting can food to donate to Native Food bank.
· Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave., will feature live music from University of Oklahoma Guitar Ensemble from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The museum and The Pioneer Library System will come together for a presentation as a part of this year’s PLS Big Read, “The Portrayal of Asians in Contemporary Film,” in the auditorium at 7 p.m. For more information on the PLS Big Read: The Joy Luck Club visit www.bigreadok.com.
· Dreamer Concepts, 324 E. Main St., will feature Dreamer 42: The Tune of Serigraphy. Featured artists include Matt Anderson, Emily Blasdel, Teresa Cain, Jenny Cartmenll, Rani Cozad, Alexis Dickens, Sara Gonzales, Keith Kerr, Christian Larberg, Ji Lee, Alicia Smith, Lauren Turner, Sarah Warmker, Maris Vlanchard and Chandler Wilson under the guidance of Curtis Jones.
· The Performing Arts Studio, 200 S. Jones Ave., will feature accomplished jewelry artist Judy Osburn and stained glass artist Tom Cotrone in addition to the oil paintings of Sue Messerly in the Depot Gallery from 6-9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Also, the Namron Players Theatre will be distributing information on the newly formed nonprofit theatre company and its first show “The Taylor Trap”.