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Hoping machines

“The note of hope is the only note That can keep us from falling to the bottom of the heap of evolution Because, largely, about all a human being is anyway Is just, a hoping machine.” ~WG As we continue to spread Woody’s note of hope to a new generation, it brings us great pride […]

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Jump, dance, sing, and draw!

Last week the Woody Guthrie Center welcomed its first school group of the year, a crowd of 100 second grade students from Broken Arrow.  These kids were treated to an art project, a scavenger hunt, and a songwriting session.  It’s hard to say who had more fun – the students or the WGC staff.  We […]

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Exciting Events!

As we gear up for huge numbers of school students to begin touring the Center, we want to stress that one of our primary missions is to be an educational resource for students, teachers, and academics. The resources that are available in the Woody Guthrie Center are intended to provide the opportunity for investigations and […]

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In the Spotlight

We had a busy week at the Center last week, including a visit from artist Jim James, writer, vocalist, guitarist, and lead singer for My Morning Jacket, and we also have Gustavus Stadler, Professor of English at Haverford College, visiting and researching in the archives.   Related to this topic, in an abstract way, let’s […]

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With a Bold Brush

We have some new permanent additions to the Woody Guthrie Center, and we couldn’t be more pleased! Artist Patrick Geary has donated six large acrylic portraits of Woody Guthrie to the archives. These portraits were created in December 2011 as part of the celebration of Woody’s 100th birthday. They were on display at the Gilcrease […]

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