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Gifts Established:

  • Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for Gilcrease Museum and The University of Tulsa benefiting Students and Professional Artists | Est. 2010
  • Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for the Marching Band | Est. 2010
brick engraved with name Charles O. Meyers, Jr.

Charles O. Meyers, Jr.

Tulsa business leader and philanthropist Charles O. Meyers, Jr. is a proud and loyal alumnus of The University of Tulsa (BS ’74).

He played clarinet in the TU marching band and worked part-time at Gilcrease Museum while he attended TU. Through these experiences, Charles developed a great love of music and fine art. Meyers has been a devoted supporter of programs at TU, including the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences Annual Fund, the Golden Hurricane Club and the TU Marching Band, which he has supported through The Charles and Marion Weber Foundation.

Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for the Marching Band
Meyers wishes to strengthen his commitment to the TU Marching Band as a way to offer encouragement and support to the talented student musicians who participate in the marching band program. In fulfillment of this wish, Charles O. Meyers, Jr. has generously pledged an estate gift to The University of Tulsa to establish the Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for the Marching Band at The University of Tulsa.

Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for Gilcrease Museum and The University of Tulsa benefiting Students and Professional Artists
Meyers also wishes to support TU students in the Master of Arts in Museum Science and Management program that is affiliated with Gilcrease Museum, providing students with the opportunity to study, work and conduct research at the museum.

As a supporter of the arts, he has enjoyed numerous exhibitions at Gilcrease Museum through the years, particularly the annual Rendezvous and American Art in miniature exhibitions, both of which give professional, rising artists the opportunity to show and sell their work.

Meyers wishes to offer encouragement and opportunity to the talented artists who participate in shows of this type at Gilcrease Museum, thereby supporting those who endeavor to improve lives through artistic expression. In fulfillment of these wishes, Meyers has generously pledges an estate gift to The University of Tulsa to establish the Charles O. Meyers, Jr. Endowment for Gilcrease Museum and The University of Tulsa benefiting Students and Professional Artists.