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TFA LIVE/ Virtual Tour- Holy Art Deco!: Worshiping in a New Style – Saturday, September 19 @ 10:30 am

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020
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TFA’s LIVE/Virtual Tours are back! This time, we’re going to Dive into Deco and compare different buildings with similar themes. Each week will focus on a new pair of buildings. Holy Art Deco: Worshiping in a New Style is the second in a 4-week series of Art Deco LIVE/Virtual tours from Tulsa Foundation for Architecture.  


TFA Guides Ellen Stanley and Jim Turner will take us on an in-depth tour of two beautiful churches: Boston Avenue United Methodist and Christ the King.  Marty Newman will add his knowledge, opinions, and funny stories along the way.  

Your Tour Guides will be LIVE on the street. As a participant, you can ask questions and interact with the host as you explore Tulsa from the comfort of your sofa. Put your feet up, and come on a walking tour with us. 

These are VIRTUAL TOURS! We are live at the buildings, but you can watch from wherever you are, on whatever device you want.  

These are VIRTUAL TOURS!  You can watch from where ever you are on whatever device you choose. 



  1. Over the Top Art Deco: Terra Cotta City – featuring the Adams and the Pythian –Tuesday, September 8 @ 5:30pm or Saturday, September 12 @ 10:30am 
  2. Holy Art Deco: Worshiping in a New Style – featuring Boston Avenue United Methodist Church and Christ the King –Tuesday, September 15 @ 5:30pm or Saturday, September 19 @ 10:30am 
  3. Not so Utility Art Deco: High Style Headquarters  – featuring the Public Service of Oklahoma Building and the Oklahoma Natural Gas Building –Tuesday, September 22 @ 5:30pm or Saturday, September 26 @ 10:30am  
  4. Save That Art Deco!: Fire Station Preservation! – featuring Tulsa Station 13 and the Tulsa Fire Alarm Building –Tuesday, September 29 @5:30pm or Saturday, October 3 @ 10:30am 

SUPPORT TFA: We’ve missed you! Your LIVE/ZOOM ticket purchase directly supports the nonprofit Tulsa Foundation for Architecture while we can’t give group tours. We love Tulsa, and we know that you do, too.

THANK YOU for helping us to keep our boat afloat. We’ve got big plans for new in-person tours soon, but in the meantime, this is a great way to reconnect and support our mission.


HOW TO WATCH: When you purchase a ticket, you’ll get a confirmation email from Eventbrite two hours before the tour that will include your Zoom link. Please make sure you have the latest version of Zoom installed on your computer, tablet, or phone. is the place to get it. 

WATCHING TOGETHER? Of course, we want you to watch with the other folks in your household!  

WEATHER POLICY: Thunderstorms and cameras aren’t a good mix. If forced to reschedule, we’ll email you the details at least two hours prior to the tour. 

MEMBER VOUCHERS: 2nd Saturday tour vouchers do not expire, so feel free to hang on to them for future in-person tours. Your vouchers can be used for virtual tours if you’d like.