Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Price Tower Arts Center, Inc.

  • Bartlesville, OK
  • www.pricetower.org

Mission Statement

Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma is housed in the only fully realized skyscraper designed by Frank Lloyd Wright: a 19-story tower completed in 1956. The mission of the Arts Center, is to provide local, regional and global audiences with the experience of great art, architecture and design while preserving and interpreting Wright's singular skyscraper.

Preserve - Price Tower, Inspire - Artists and Audiences and Celebrate - Art, Architecture and Design

Main Programs

  1. Exhibitions and Public Programs
Service Areas

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National

A National Historic Landmark since 2007, Price Tower Arts Center serves as a custodian of the heritage of the United States of America.

In 2008, Price Tower was listed as one of only ten Frank Lloyd Wright architectural structures to be named a World Heritage Site Nominee increasing it's relevance to not only the United States of American but to communities globally.

ruling year

1986

Executive Director since 2016

Self-reported

Mr. Scott K. Ambler

Keywords

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architecture, design, preservation, guided tours, exhibitions, study center, National Landmark

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Also Known As

PTAC

EIN

73-1280004

Physical Address

510 S. Dewey

Bartlesville, 74003

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Our vision is for Price Tower Arts Center to become a driver of economic growth in Northeast Oklahoma and to be recognized throughout the world as a cultural destination.

Programs

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Program 1

Exhibitions and Public Programs

We both present and organize exhibitions on topics of modern to contemporary art, architecture and design. We offer guided tours of the historic interiors of the Price Tower. We provide educational programs to audiences ranging from pre-school children to senior citizens that explore art, architecture and design. These programs include classes, lectures, reading discussion groups and internships. The Arts Center's collection is primarily concentrated in three areas: works by Frank Lloyd Wright and his firm, material by architect Bruce Goff and important examples of post-war American art and design.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$607,847.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

A National Historic Landmark since 2007, Price Tower Arts Center serves as a custodian of the heritage of the United States of America.

In 2008, Price Tower was listed as one of only ten Frank Lloyd Wright architectural structures to be named a World Heritage Site Nominee increasing it's relevance to not only the United States of American but to communities globally.

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PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Price Tower Arts Center, Inc.

Leadership

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Executive Director

Mr. Scott K. Ambler

BIO

Scott K. Ambler was named the Executive Director of Price Tower Arts Center in February 2016. He brings a rare combination of professional expertise, knowledge of the community, and passion for Price Tower Arts Center's mission to the role.

Ambler is a professional architect with more than 35 years of experience in planning, design and construction. His firm Ambler Architects has been involved in major design projects throughout Oklahoma and surrounding states, including the design and construction of the Inn at Price Tower in collaboration with Wendy Evans Joseph.

In addition to his professional activities, Ambler has an extensive background of board leadership and fundraising for a wide range of civic organizations including AIA Oklahoma, the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce and the Boys and Girls Club.

Scott Ambler is a leader with the vision, passion and mission to effectively lead the Price Tower Arts Center board and staff members to the next level of national and international recognition, and support. Scott inspires his board and staff members to embrace and live Price Tower Arts Center key mission to: Preserve - Price Tower, Inspire - Artists and Audiences, and Celebrate - Art, Architecture and Design.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Brad Doenges

Doenges Family of Autos

Term: Jan 2003 -

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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