Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity

Outside shot of Center for Creativity

Welcome to the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity at Tulsa Community College, where our mission is to ignite the creative spirit in all of us through education, collaboration, and inspiration.

The Center for Creativity anchors downtown Tulsa’s southern corridor, filling the Boston Avenue urban canyon with creative energy, and providing integrated outdoor spaces for students and the community.

In the spirit of collaboration, faculty and students from three different academic divisions work and learn at the Center.

A variety of programs are offered in:

The Center is also home to TCC’s distance learning administration.

But the Center isn’t just for TCC students and faculty. The public can enjoy free workshops, events, and art exhibitions.  Think you can’t draw, dance, act, or design? Come take one of our free “I Can’t” workshops, and awaken a dormant section of your brain. Go on a photo shoot, listen to live music, hear a TED-inspired talk, or see an art exhibition by a renowned artist. To stay informed about ongoing activities, register to receive our digital newsletter by contacting Cindy Barton at Come explore at the Center for Creativity!

For accommodation of disabilities, contact the Education Access Center at 918-595-7115,, or the Resource Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RCDHH) at 918-595-7428, To ensure availability of an interpreter, three to five days' notice is requested; 48 hours is recommended for all other accommodations. Theatrical performances require additional advance notice.

I Can't Workshop Series


Think you can’t do something, like sing, dance, or meditate? Energize a dormant part of your brain by trying something new.  Taught by TCC faculty and community artists, these lunchtime workshops will give you a break from the daily grind. Who knows, at the end of the workshop, you might find yourself thinking, “I can’t believe I just did that! What else do I think I can’t do?” For a complete list, view the brochure.

All events are free and open to the public, with free parking available in any TCC lot.

First Friday in May: Student & Faculty Art Sale, Die Laughing Improv Show

The Center for Creativity will hold the TCC Faculty and Student Art Sale and Die Laughing Improv show on Friday, May 1. From 5 - 7:30, the public can purchase original work directly from local artists. Artwork will include drawings, paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more.

Beginning at 8 p.m., TCC’s Die Laughing Improv Troupe will perform hilarious improvisational comedy under the direction of Mark Frank, Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Performing Arts. The performance will contain adult themes.

Throughout the evening, you’ll also enjoy live music performances from TCC students and free trolley rides to the Brady District from 6 – 10:00 p.m.

Free parking is available in any TCC lot. 

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