The history of Oklahoma City’s government, from the City’s first unofficial mayor, to our present form of government can be explored in a free exhibit in City Hall titled “Oklahoma City! Sooner or Later...”
Topics include the birth of Oklahoma City, growth, equality, transparency, MAPS, and the evolution to the Council-Manager form of government.
The self guided exhibit is free and open to the public year-round.
The Sooner or Later exhibit opened March 1, 2011 and was made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the We the People initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The City of Oklahoma City matched the grant funds and partnered with the Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma Publishing Company, Oklahoma City Museum of Art and Retro Metro OKC.