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Galileo's World: A Look Back | August 2015 - August 2016

Galileo's World was an “exhibition without walls” comprised of 20 exhibits at 7 different locations on all 3 OU campuses, designed to bring the diverse worlds of OU together to celebrate the University's 125th anniversary. In 2016, it was recognized by the Oklahoma Museum Association for excellence in three categories. Use the tools below to explore this award-winning exhibition.

A reprise of the exhibition remains available.

Exhibition Timeline

Use the timeline below to explore the events held for the Galileo’s World Exhibition.


Learn more about the exhibits hosted at the following locations.

The Galileo's World exhibition was held at seven locations from Aug 2015 - July 2016. Explore below to learn more about the exhibits and events held at each location.
Bizzell Memorial Library

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

National Weather Center

Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library


The following collaborators provided valuable contributions to the success of Galileo’s World.

College of Arts & Sciences

College of Engineering

Museo Galileo, Florence

OU Athletics Department

OU College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences

OU in Arezzo

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts