In 1926, Oklahomaoil giants Waite & Genevieve Phillips hired Kansas City architect Edward Buehler Delk to design their new Italian Renaissance villa. Construction on the villa was begun the same year by the John Long Company of Kansas City and completed in 1927 as “Villa Philbrook”, complete with 72 rooms and 23 acres (93,000 m²) of grounds. In 1938 the Villa Philbrook was given to the city of Tulsa by Waite Phillips in hopes that the villa would be used for art cultural purposes. 1939 Villa Philbrook was opened as the Philbrook Museum of Art and is located at 2727 South Rockford Road and houses exhibitions from around the world and features La Villa Restaurant at Philbrook and The Museum Shop at Philbrook. Download high resolution version (1216x2146, 554 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1216x2146, 554 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), self-portrait (1886) Le Printemps, 1866 William Adolphe Bouguereau (November 30, 1825 - August 19, 1905) was a French academic painter. ... Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong southern, western and midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... Oil is a generic term for organic liquids that are not miscible with water. ... Kansas City generally refers to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, including: Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Kansas Other Kansas City areas include: Kansas City, Oregon Kansas City, Tennessee In computing, the term Kansas City standard refers to a standard for storage of data on audio cassettes. ... By Region: Italian Renaissance Northern Renaissance *French Renaissance *German Renaissance *English Renaissance The Italian Renaissance was the opening phase of the Renaissance, a period of great cultural change and achievement from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century. ... Kansas City generally refers to the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, including: Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Kansas Other Kansas City areas include: Kansas City, Oregon Kansas City, Tennessee In computing, the term Kansas City standard refers to a standard for storage of data on audio cassettes. ... Downtown Tulsa Tulsa is the second-largest city in Oklahoma. ... Born 1883, died 1964. ...
The PhilbrookMuseum of Art seeks a visionary and experienced Executive Director/CEO to lead one of Tulsa’s major cultural institutions.
The Executive Director/CEO is the chief executive officer of the Museum and is a voting member of the Board of Trustees, which consists of leaders in the community who have a history of commitment to and support of the Museum.
As both a local icon and museum among museums, Philbrook continues to draw the admiration of art historians, art aficionados and everyday observers of artistic excellence.
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