Learn more about the restoration and architectural design of the Oklahoma State Capitol from Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) Executive Director Trait Thompson during a discussion on Saturday, January 7, from 1–2 p.m.

Before becoming executive director of the OHS, Thompson was the project manager of the capitol restoration project. Thompson will lead the discussion and share his insights on the restoration work. He will talk about his specialized knowledge of the history of the Oklahoma State Capitol and how this monumental restoration project was achieved.

This discussion will take place in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab on the first floor of the Oklahoma History Center. It is free with paid admission to the Oklahoma History Center.

The Oklahoma History Center is located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. in Oklahoma City. It is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Please call 405-522-0765 or visit www.okhistory.org/historycenter/visitor for admission costs and group rates.


The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, National Archives and is an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.