Category: Metcalfe Museum

Metcalfe Museum

From time to time we receive paintings on loan from local families that really are outstanding to us. We have had that happen this last

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Metcalfe Museum

After Augusta’s recognition from her friend Daisy Dunn, Roy Stewart and Nan Sheets, She was introduced into the art circles with one woman shows. In

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Metcalfe Museum

Last week I wrote about how Nan Sheets, writer for the Daily Oklahoman and director of the Oklahoma Art Center had taken an interest in

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Metcalfe Museum

After Roy Stewart took an interest in Augusta’s painting, his friend Nan Sheets, director of the Oklahoma Art Center, contacted Augusta. Nan was an award

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Metcalfe Museum

In the year 1912 Augusta Metcalfe ended her personal search for recognition. Taking care of all the work on the farm and trying to promote

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Metcalfe Museum

In last week’s article we learned that Augusta’s prize winnings in the Oklahoma State Fair from 1909 until 1911 began to draw attention to her

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In last weeks article I mentioned that Augusta was corresponding with Oklahoma Historian, Joseph Thoburn. He was encouraging Augusta to spend more time painting and

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I realize that I may have gotten the horse before the cart when I told about the gift to Thomas A. Edison last week in

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Metcalfe Museum

A Grain of Corn: When Augusta was very young she was enthusiastic to sell her paintings. She initiated correspondence in order to gain recognition. A

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Metcalfe Museum

The Metcalfe Museum Summer Youth Camp has come to a close. The weather was cool and then again, hot but plenty of bottled water and

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Winners

WINNERS…The Pioneer Day Raffle Winners for the Traeger Grills was Merlene Shaw and Glenna Kirk. Pictured, left to right: Johnny & Merlene Shaw, John Smith,

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Cheyenne Band

The Cheyenne Band competed in the Band Day Competition at the Oklahoma State Fair on Monday, September 20, 2021. Fifty bands from all over Oklahoma

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