Michael Anderson wasn’t in town on March 16, 2002, when the Oklahoma City Museum of Art opened its new downtown home to the public.
But as the museum’s president and CEO, he knows just how monumental that move has been.
“It was completely transformative. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art and its predecessors … mounted some pretty important exhibitions at the (OKC) Fairgrounds and at their other locations over the years. But with the move downtown, the museum was able to really level up in terms of its prominence. It led to a number of major acquisitions, so much