Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 through November 2018
Location: The Oklahoma City ZOOZEUM Inside the Oklahoma City Zoo
Details: The OKC ZOO will be displaying more than 30 photographs by renown National Geographic photographer and Oklahoma Native Joel Sartore. Mr. Sartore leads National Geographic Photo Ark, an effort to document every species in the world's zoos and sanctuaries aimed to inspire animal welfare education. Please visit the zoo's website for more details about visiting the exhibit and the zoo. https://www.okczoo.org/
Where They Went: A Photographic History of Oklahoma Animals
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Location: The Oklahoma History Center
Details: Will Rogers once said, “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” Twenty-six photos and quotes from Oklahoma's history will demonstrate the bond between animals and people, whether in the field, at home, or in the wilderness. The exhibit will open on September 20 to the public. You will also be able to view the wonderful images online. Please visit, http://www.okhistory.org/historycenter/, for more information about visiting the Oklahoma History Center.
Love Can Be: A Literary Collection About Our Animals
Date: October 2018
Details: features the work of thirty acclaimed authors whose stories champion life in all its forms. The anthology's title draws inspiration from the words of Oklahoma native Woody Guthrie: "Love can be, and sure enough is, moving in all things, in all places, in all forms of life at the same snap of your finger." Love Can Be is a vision of an extended community that includes cats, birds, butterflies, bears, dogs, raccoons, and horses, as told by Ursula K. Le Guin, S.E. Hinton, Dean Koontz, Diane Rehm, Wayne Coyne, Joy Harjo, and more.
This book is co-edited by Teresa Miller and the foundation's executive director Louisa McCune. All sales of Love Can Be, published by Kirkpatrick Foundation, will benefit animal charities in Oklahoma, including honoraria donated to each contributor's selected animal charity. Stay tuned to learn more about this upcoming anthology and its featured authors.
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