Recapping the 2017 Oklahoma Modernism Weekend

by Lynne Rostochil

Thanks to all of you out in Mod Squad land for making this year’s Oklahoma Modernism Weekend such a great success!  Here’s a little photo recap of all of the fun on Friday and Saturday — I’ve “borrowed” some of the photos that I’ve seen on Facebook and will credit the photographers of all images that aren’t mine.

Set up:


Friday Night Preview:

(Steve Smith)

Flashback Fashion Show:

(Debbie Ellis)

(Debbie Ellis)

(Debbie Ellis)

(Debbie Ellis)

(Elisa Kraemer-Paonessa)

Charles Phoenix:

The original church spotlight used during Charles’ show!

(Jennifer Hopkins)

(Greg Oppel)

(Jennifer Hopkins)

Charles Phoenix had everyone rolling in the aisles with his hilarious Space Age Slideshow!



(Terri Sadler)

(Jim Jordan)

(Peter De Les Dernier)

Mod Swap:

(Kenny Blackketter)

(Kenny Blackketter)

(Mike Ford)

(Mike Ford)

Mod Market:

(Joe Jeldy)

Lectures/Church Tour:

The lecture by Garrett Colton about Evel Knievel’s trip to OKC in 1972 was one of the big highlights of the weekend.

Checking out First Christian Church blueprints during the tour.

Nick Leonard and Tim Anderson’s sign presentation was off-the-charts good.

(Tim Anderson)

Afterparty at Space: 20th Century Modern:

(Christopher Charles Fields)

(Christopher Charles Fields)

Next, we will go on the Mod Home Tour!