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Oklahoma Changing World Prize

We are thrilled to present the first Oklahoma Changing World Prize to Mary and Sharon Bishop-Baldwin in recognition of their work for marriage equality in Oklahoma, This award was created in order to recognize those within our state who work for social justice issues. Woody was an outspoken advocate for social justice and equality, and our mission […]

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Getting Ready For Our New Research Library…

Thanks to a generous donation from Ronald Cohen, we are excited to finally have a small reference library focused on folk music history. This, along with our Woody Guthrie Archives reference books, will be cataloged for use.  The shelving is up, and our plan is to participate in Library Thing’s TinyCat beta project for cataloging […]

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Woody Guthrie Prize

The Woody Guthrie Center is pleased to announce that the 2nd annual Woody Guthrie Prize will be awarded to Mavis Staples at an event to be held July 22 in Los Angeles. Ms. Staples career began in the 1950’s as part of her family’s group, The Staple Singers. The group became one of the spiritual […]

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WGC 2nd Anniversary

Our 2nd anniversary celebration is packed full of music, programs, and events for all ages–we can’t wait to have you join us to mark the end of another amazing year in Tulsa! Since our opening, we have been welcomed by many community partners and look forward to increasing those partnerships as we grow. Thank you […]

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Woody Stepped Up

Woody Guthrie is an example of how a person can come from a small isolated community and expand their world-view to a point that they are ready and willing to take action towards the betterment of society as whole. Woody was brought up in a small isolated community in Okehma, Oklahoma, and from there moved […]

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