Red Earth, Inc is currently accepting applications from Native American artists for the Silver Anniversary Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 3-5, 2011 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.
A new slate of officers will lead the Red Earth Board of Directors for FY 2011. Members of the newly-elected Red Earth Executive Committee will oversee operations of the Red Earth Museum & Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City, and the additional programs of the organization including the Silver Anniversary Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 3-5, 2011 at Oklahoma City’s Cox Convention Center.
Twenty original paintings and select historical artifacts culled from the permanent Red Earth Museum collection are currently on display in an exhibit entitled “The Indian Pony” at the downtown Oklahoma City Native American museum and gallery.
Native American chef, television personality and Oklahoma City resident Loretta Barrett Oden is featured during the annual Red Earth Buffalo Bash scheduled Saturday, Oct. 23, 7-11 pm, at the new Red Earth Museum & Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City.
A new exhibit at the Red Earth Museum & Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City entitled “RETROspective” features select pieces from the museum’s permanent collection that reflects upon a 50-year span of contemporary and modern American Indian art styles from the 1930s – 1980s.
Gary Montgomery, a Seminole artist from Shawnee, OK, received the 2010 “AT&T Grand Award” for best of show during the 24th annual Red Earth Festival juried art competition held recently in Oklahoma City.
Gregory E. Pyle, Chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, will be recognized as the 2010 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year during a noon luncheon scheduled Thursday, June 3 in the Venetian Room of the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City.
Gordon Yellowman Sr., of El Reno, OK, wears many hats. He is a father, husband, tribal chief, administrator, artist, educator, historian and community leader. Yellowman will be recognized as the 2010 Red Earth Festival Honored One during the 24th annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 18-20 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.
Nearly 500 runners are expected to participate in the 2010 Red Earth Festival Run scheduled June 19, at Regatta Park and River Trails along the Oklahoma River in downtown Oklahoma City.
The AT&T Red Earth Parade, which opens the annual Native American Cultural Festival on June 18th, features hundreds of participants in authentic tribal regalia, drum groups, tribal princesses, floats, bands and other participants.
When the 24th annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival opens at the Cox Convention Center Friday June 18, 2010 in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, more than 1200 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America will gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world.
The Red Earth Festival is the largest event of its kind in the world.
Red Earth, Inc., which operates the Red Earth Museum and produces the award-winning Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival, has relocated its museum and office to 6 Santa Fe Plaza in downtown Oklahoma City.
The Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival, recognized as one of the largest performing arts event of its type, is the 2009 recipient of the “Outstanding Cultural Tourism” award presented by Frontier Country Marketing Association, a non-profit membership-based organization that promotes tourism in central Oklahoma.
Jereldine Redcorn is passionate about preserving the heritage and art of Caddo potters. Until recently she was one of the few living Caddo potters practicing the age old art. To acknowledge her body of work and her diligent efforts to revive the almost lost art form Red Earth, Inc will recognize Redcorn as the 2009 “Red Earth Honored One” during the 23rd Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 5-7 in downtown Oklahoma City.
Red Earth, Inc. is the recipient of the 2008 Community Spirit Award for outstanding achievement in business excellence and leadership from the American Indian Chamber of Commerce Oklahoma City Chapter.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – State arts leader Betty Price, former executive director of the Oklahoma Arts Council, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chairman of the Red Earth Advisory Board. Members of the Red Earth Advisory Board provide advice and counsel to the Red Earth, Inc. Board of Directors.
Kathleen O’Meara Marks was named recipient of the 2008 Red Earth Spirit Award during the annual Buffalo Bash held recently at the home of Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Yvonne Kauger.
Red Earth, Inc. has been named winner in the Best Website category of the 2008 Annual Awards presented by the Oklahoma Museums Association.