Special Second Saturday for November

    The November edition of our popular Second Saturday series will feature Tulsa’s historic Blue Dome District. Please be aware the tour will not start from the Mayo Hotel.

    On November 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM the tour will begin from Dwelling Spaces at 119 S. Detroit. Ticket sales will begin at 9:30 and coffee is available at JoeBots! Tourgoers will learn about commerce and industry in Tulsa, and get INSIDE some unique structures! Tickets are $10, kids under 12 free. No reservations are needed. 

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    Members Open House: The Robert L. Jones House

    Each year, the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture hosts a special event just for our Members. It’s a chance for us to invite our friends out for an evening of mingling, conversation and cocktails in an architecturally significant setting.

    This year will be no exception!

    Jones-House-Exterior-0On April 30, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 PM we invite you to join us in one of Oklahoma’s most beautiful modern residences— the Robert L. Jones House.

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    Tulsa Featured on C-SPAN

    Tulsa will be the featured city this weekend on C-SPAN’s Book TV and American History TV programs.

    Ted Talks Modern-C-SPAN

    Ted talks architecture and oil barons.

    Area authors will be featured along with historical tidbits from Tulsa’s past. There’s even an appearance from our tour guide extraordinaire, Ted Reeds!

    The programming will air April 5-6, 2015 on C-SPAN2 (Cox Channel 281) and C-SPAN3 (Cox Channel 282). Here’s some of the historical content on the schedule:

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    New Executive Director: Amanda DeCort

    Exciting changes are underway here at Tulsa’s nonprofit dedicated to architecture and design. TFA has named Amanda J. DeCort as its new Executive Director. DeCort has served in leadership roles on TFA’s Board of Trustees for two years, focusing on board development and events such as the popular Dwell in the IDL and Second Saturday tours.

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    David G. Murray (1919-2015)


    David G. Murray

    The architectural community and TFA mourn the loss of David Murray, who passed away February 17 at the age of 96. Murray was principal of Murray-Jones-Murray Architects, a firm well known to fans of modernism and responsible for some of Oklahoma’s most notable buildings.

    Dave was a native Tulsan and enthusiastic supporter of the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture. The collective works of Murray-Jones-Murray is one of the most treasured collections in the TFA archive.

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