Sara O’Keeffe is Art Omi's Senior Curator of the Sculpture & Architecture Park. Prior to joining Art Omi, Sara served as Nancy E. Meinig Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma from 2019-2022. There, she organized From the Limitations of Now (2021), an exhibition developed with community partners inspired by a speech that Oklahoma-born author Ralph Ellison delivered in his home state about art’s role in addressing histories that have been suppressed in Oklahoma and across the country. From 2013-2019, O’Keeffe was at the New Museum in New York as Assistant and Associate Curator, where she co-curated Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon (2017) with Johanna Burton and Natalie Bell, a group exhibition that investigated gender’s place in contemporary art and culture, and was on the curatorial team for the Triennial: Surround Audience (2015) with Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin. In 2016, O’Keeffe organized the Museum’s first youth summit, Scamming the Patriarchy, developed by an emerging generation of artists, writers, and activists, including BUFU, Brujas, Discwoman, and members of House of Ladosha. She has contributed to ArtReviewCURAMousseOsmos MagazineTopical Cream, and catalogues including the Triennial: Surround AudienceTrigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, and La Biennale di Venezia 2019: May You Live in Interesting Times. Before joining the New Museum, O’Keeffe worked in the Curatorial Department at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York from 2011-2013.