Mapping Blackness: Mapping Okemah Community Event

Event description

  • Arts and entertainment
  • Free
  • Open to the public

Celebrate the historical Black community of Okemah with an immersive experience and a matinee double feature of “Cooley High” and “Five on the Black Hand Side.” Mapping Blackness brings the once-thriving South Phoenix community back to life in an interactive exhibit featuring AR, VR and immersive elements.


Mapping Blackness project created by Carla LynDale Bishop

Event contact

Michael DeSanti

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Noon - 1:00p.m. - "Mapping Blackness" interactive exhibit
1:00p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - "Cooley High" screening
3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. - "Five on the Black Hand Side" screening

12:00 pm5:00 pm (MST)


MIX Center Room 201