Philbrook Museum of Art and Vitra Design Museum Announce Long-Term Partnership


TULSA, OK.- Philbrook Museum of Art announced a strategic partnership with the Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, Germany). The long-term partnership (2012-2016) will bring three major exhibitions to Philbrook. The first of which will be the inaugural North American debut of Antibodies: Fernando & Humberto Campana, 1989 – 2009 (July 8-Sept. 20, 2012). For the duration of this partnership, Philbrook will be the exclusive venue of Vitra exhibitions within a 425 km radius of Tulsa. The two organizations have also agreed to cooperate regarding collective exhibition planning for display at Philbrook of exhibitions co-organized by VDM. Alexander von Vegesack, director of the Vitra Design Museum remarked, “I look forward to seeing the first results of our cooperation and I am very proud to be working together to promote design in the United States.” Philbrook’s forthcoming satellite location in Tulsa