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Dec 11, 2014, 11:04 ET

Tulsa Artist Fellowship to recognize outstanding artists with cash awards, housing and work space

George Kaiser Family Foundation today announced the establishment of a national artist fellowship program -- the Tulsa Artist Fellowship (TAF)....

Aug 14, 2014, 12:11 ET
River Parks Authority, a local public trust in Tulsa, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) on the future Gathering Place for Tulsa. Under the agreement, GKFF will give ownership of the park to River Parks Authority and will ensure ongoing operation, maintenance and programming for the life of the park, which is expected to open in late 2017. The $350 million gift, combining land, design, construction costs and operating, security, maintenance and programming costs for the lifetime of the park -- the total commitment is being funded by GKFF and numerous corporate and community philanthropists. (PRNewsFoto/George Kaiser Family Foundation)

River Parks, Community Donors and George Kaiser Family Foundation partner on transformational park for Tulsa

 River Parks Authority, a local public trust in the Tulsa community, today announced a historic partnership with George Kaiser Family...

Jan 30, 2013, 10:30 ET
Grammy Award-winning Oklahoma rock music legend Leon Russell made an appearance in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday to help announce that a collection of more than 4,500 items featuring him and his work has been acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society for display at the future Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture. Russell is pictured here with Dr. Bob Blackburn, executive director of Oklahoma Historical Society.  (PRNewsFoto/George Kaiser Family Foundation)

Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture to display collection of more than 4,500 items featuring legendary musician Leon Russell

 Grammy Award-winning Oklahoma rock music legend Leon Russell made an appearance in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday to help announce that a collection...

Dec 28, 2011, 12:01 ET

George Kaiser Family Foundation to Bring Woody Guthrie Archives to Oklahoma

Oklahoma soon will be home to legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie's comprehensive archives, which were recently purchased by George Kaiser...