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Big Changes in the Immediate Future for the Philbrook Museum of Art

Aired on Thursday, August 24th.

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak once again with Scott Stulen, the President and Director of the Philbrook Museum of Art. At a press conference earlier today, Stulen announced a number of exciting changes in store for Philbrook, which will take effect very soon. He reviews these changes with us on today's program; they include extended hours for the museum -- at both its downtown and midtown locations here in Tulsa -- as well as an increase in events and exhibits related to the museum's gardens and grounds, an expanded film series, and a host of new community- or outreach-related gatherings. Stulen also previews the museum's upcoming exhibition, "Museum Confidential," opening in October.

Rich Fisher passed through KWGS about thirty years ago, and just never left. Today, he is the general manager of Public Radio Tulsa, and the host of KWGS’s public affairs program, StudioTulsa, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in August 2012 . As host of StudioTulsa, Rich has conducted roughly four thousand long-form interviews with local, national, and international figures in the arts, humanities, sciences, and government. Very few interviews have gone smoothly. Despite this, he has been honored for his work by several organizations including the Governor's Arts Award for Media by the State Arts Council, a Harwelden Award from the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, and was named one of the “99 Great Things About Oklahoma” in 2000 by Oklahoma Today magazine.
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