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301 W. Reno
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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Myriad Botanical Gardens offers a variety of art exhibitions yearly in the Crystal Bridge Art Gallery at the Conservatory Lobby. View the gallery free during lobby hours: Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Works of art are for sale.

Current Exhibition

Leaf in Light: Works of Art by Kyndall Rainey

October 28 – December 30

Artist’s Reception Friday, October 28, 5-6pm

Kyndall Rainey is a mixed media artist based in Oklahoma City. She studied fiber art at the Kansas City Art Institute before completing her B.A. in art education at University of Central Oklahoma. Currently she teaches middle school art at Crossings Christian School, and showcases her artwork in various galleries and festivals. Much of Kyndall’s work focuses on nature, conservation, and personal identity. Using recycled materials, and various paint mediums she creates textured landscapes with perspective that draws the viewer in.

Artist’s Statement

Nature is a great storyteller. Even the simplest leaf can speak to storms weathered, seasons past and even of new life coming. The more time I spend in nature, the more I understand about surviving the storms in my own life.

As I create, I want to share the ethereal feeling I get when I make the connection between my own life and the resilience of nature. As I mix various mediums and materials, I often find a harmonious interaction between them. It’s the process of creating that always reminds me of the peace I found when I was near the ocean or by my favorite tree. Even though there will always be storms in life, I find positivity in the constant recreation of nature and the process of reflecting that beauty in my work.

Upcoming Art Exhibits

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Permanent Art

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