405-445-7080

301 W. Reno
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Crystal Bridge: Ticket Required
Open daily, 9am-5pm;
Sunday, 11am-5pm
Outdoor Grounds: Open daily 6am-11pm

Visit the Crystal Bridge Art Gallery & Lobby

Discover a stunning collection of art from local Oklahoma talented artists at Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Crystal Bridge Art Gallery. Stroll through this free gallery, open Monday-Saturday from 9am-5pm and Sunday from 11am-5pm, and be inspired by the array of works available for purchase. 

The Tampkins Family Exhibit

January 25-March 6
Crystal Bridge Conservatory Lobby
12pm – Tampkins Family Exhibit Reception

The Tampkins Family is a testament to the power of art across generations. With their unique backgrounds, diverse interests, and varied subjects, each member brings a fresh perspective to the world of creativity. From the visionary work of Gilbert Tampkins to the expressive art of Keith Tampkins, the family’s artistic genes have spawned a beautiful tapestry of talent. Demetrice Dalton, Raemekka Tampkins, and Miyah Threats add their own unique flair to this vibrant artistic lineage. Explore the captivating journey of the Tampkins Family and witness creativity intertwine.

Tulip Mania

March 6 – April 9, 2024

Tulip Mania is our annual exhibit featuring all styles of tulip-inspired art in anticipation of our tulip season and festival, March 30-31. Over the almost one hundred submission, almost forty artists were selected to display their works. The artists have a wide range of experience and styles, creating a diverse and colorful exhibit. Some of the artwork can also be seen on banners around the grounds.

Artists: Neirouz Alrashdan, Kayla Anley, Stephanie Boley, Kendall Breedan, Deborah Burian, Patty Calfy, Jennifer Casey, Valarie Clayton, Rachele Cromer, Dani Domina, Michelle Foster, Erin Gericke, Irmgard Geul, Diane Goldschmidt, Callie Gordon, Callie Hanes, Tania Landers, William Lentz, Elizabeth Markley, Jackie Myers, DeAun Olive, Kelly Pennington, Kyndall Rainey, Betty Refour, Connie Rish, Brittany Ross, Katherine Sanders, Kristi Self, Reshon Shirley, Natalie Sklaney, Marilyn Stewart, Sharon Sudduth, Whitney VanHeuvelen, Jill Waring, Jim Weaver, Tobias Wilson, Tara Wright

Foster

Micheal Jones

April 10 – May 30

MJones Art

Permanent Art

Cloud Portal

The Cloud Portal, made of aluminum, stands 15-18′ tall in the center of the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory. It represents upward growth of nature. Designed by architect Scott Murase, it will manufactured and installed by Pelco Products, located in Edmond.

It is funded in part by the Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation.

Location

Inside the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory

Friendship 

“Friendship” Sculpture: Well-known Boston artist, Nancy Schön, has captured the true nature of friendship in this bronze sculpture of two prairie dogs on display in the Children’s Garden.

Location

Children’s Garden

Gateway

“Gateway” Sculpture: Artist Hans Van de Bovenkamp created the 14-foot red abstract sculpture as a means to connect the organic forms of nature with urban architecture and the environment. 

Location

Northwest corner of the Gardens, at the corner of Hudson and Sheridan avenues.

Goldfish 

“Goldfish” Sculpture: This Texas Cream Limestone sculpture measuring approximately 18” x 4’ x 5’ 10” displayed on the lake level is a Fancy Tail Goldfish. This sculpture was created by Oklahoma City artist, Kendall Howerton.

Location

Lower level east lake side.

Philodendron Dome

By Laurie Spencer, artist, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Installed 1992 at the lower lake. 

Philodendron is a tropical American climbing plant that is widely grown as a greenhouse/indoor plant, which is fitting considering the dome is located by the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory. The dome contains many huge leaves, with vines and roots climbing among the curved metal pieces forming the dome. The leaves resemble a Philodendron plant, except in size. 

Location

Moved to the Children’s Garden after 2011 renovation. 

Story Teller Chair

“Storyteller’s Chair” Sculpture: Oklahoma City artist, Don Narcomey, created this Sculpture with bois d’ arc wood (Osage Orange), an extremely hard and decay-resistant wood used in the past for fence posts and bows to shoot arrows. It is a magical addition to storytime in the Children’s Garden.

Location: Children’s Garden Porch