Welcome to the

Greenwood Cultural Center

The Greenwood Cultural Center Is More Than a Building or a Place to Gather

In the heart of Tulsa’s teeming African American community, the Greenwood Cultural Center (GCC) is more than just a building or a gathering place. Our mission is its essence: promoting, preserving, and celebrating African American culture and heritage.


The Greenwood Cultural Center stands as a monument to the scores of pioneers, trailblazers, entrepreneurs, professionals, politicos, and citizens who created a renowned and respected community despite formidable odds.


The Center serves as a marker for the Tulsa community, chronicling where we have been, where we are, and where we are going, through historical offerings, events, and youth programming.


We want to take the opportunity to say, "thank you" for showing empathy and compassion for those who are hurting as we navigate these challenging times of racial inequity. We must support each other, even from a distance. We are committed to being diverse and inclusive, however, this journey is ever-evolving and ongoing. 


We must listen to one another and act with compassion. We are all different, we come from different places, backgrounds, families and identities; but by working together to embrace and value our differences, we create a stronger and better community.


We consider you an ally in this ongoing process and look forward to bettering our future together.

The Greenwood Cultural Center Experience

Pictorial Exhibits

The pictorial exhibit provides an educational experience regarding the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and Black Wall Street

Upcoming Events
Recent News

Greenwood Cultural Center Launches New Resources Portal

Friday, May 5, 2021

The Greenwood Cultural Center Resource Portal  provides resources for educators to teach students about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre and Black Wall Street.

Monthly Calendar of Events

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    Greenwood Avenue: A Virtual Reality Experience

Greenwood Cultural Center  

Closing out the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commemoration & as a kick-off to Tulsa's Juneteenth Celebration, Greenwood Cultural Center will show the virtual reality experience "Greenwood Avenue: A Virtual Reality Experience".

Click here for more information & to reserve tickets.

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    The Kinsey African       American Art & History               Collection

Greenwood Cultural Center &

 The Gathering Place

Ends on June 27th.

Gathering Place and Greenwood Cultural Center are hosting one of the largest and most prestigious African American art and history collections in through June 27, 2021 in the ONEOK Boathouse at Gathering Place and in the galleries of Greenwood Cultural Center! Admission is free.

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