Tag Archive: Philbrook Museum

Oct 12

Philbrook Museum: Beautiful Home Beautiful Art Beautiful Place

Philbrook Museum

Philbrook Museum is situated in the beautiful home of Waite Phillips an oil pioneer who built his Italian Renaissance styled Villa in the 1920s where  Waite and his wife were art collectors and established an extensive collection in their home.  Eventually they opened up their collection to the public and today more than a hundred …

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Sep 13

Flora Photography Number 8 – Pink Hibiscus

pink hibiscus

This beautiful hibiscus was discovered while on our recent visit to The Philbrook Museum while we were in Tulsa for Kenny’s birthday.  Our first visit to this museum was in December so needless to say there weren’t many flowers in bloom, but this visit was right at the height of flower season.  We were astonished …

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Jun 06

Philbrook Museum: Tulsa

Philbrook Home with watermark

Karen and I went on a weekend trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma and one of the most fascinating places we visited was the Philbrook Museum.  It is a magnificent 72 room mansion which was once the home of oilman Waite and Genevieve Phillips.  The Phillips home was completed in 1928.  It was designed as an Italian Renaissance Villa …

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