Press Releases

New show features rarely exhibited Kachina figures

A new exhibition featuring rarely exhibited Kachina figures from the Red Earth Museum permanent collection is currently on display at the downtown Oklahoma City museum. “Kachinas from the Red Earth Collection” continues through September 30.

18th annual golf tournament named for NY Yankees’ pitcher Allie Reynolds

The exclusive Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, Oklahoma City’s most historic and prestigious golf course, is the site of the 18th annual Allie Reynolds Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament, scheduled Monday, April 14 at 11 a.m., benefits year-round programming at Red Earth, Inc. and gives participants a chance to win fantastic prizes.

Red Earth Inc names officers to lead Board of Directors

A new slate of officers will oversee the operations of the Red Earth Museum and the additional programs of the organization including the 28th annual Red Earth Festival scheduled June 5-7, 2014 at Remington Park in Oklahoma City.

Red Earth partners with OSU Oral History Research Program on exhibit

While construction projects on the exterior of the Red Earth Museum continue in downtown Oklahoma City, the museum has opened the 2013 Red Earth Master Artist Show entitled “Through the Eyes of the Artist.” The exhibition features award winning Red Earth Festival artists with text and audio from interviews collected by the Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Oral History Research Program.

Red Earth Festival announces 2014 date at Remington Park

The $100 million Remington Park, transformed into one of America’s top horseracing facilities, is the site of the 2014 Red Earth Festival schedule June 5-7 in northeast Oklahoma City’s Adventure District.

27th annual Red Earth Festival opens with parade

The Red Earth Festival Parade in downtown Oklahoma City is often referred to as America’s most unique parade.

Award-Winning Red Earth Festival Celebrates Native American Art and Dance

When the 27th Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival opens at the Cox Convention Center Friday June 7, 2013 in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, more than 1200 American Indian artists, dancers and singers from throughout North America will gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world.

'Generations' exhibit at Red Earth Museum extended through April 2013

“Generations,” a new exhibit on view at downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Museum, has been extended through April 2013. The exhibition features the varied and unique artistic styles of several generations of family members from six Oklahoma families.

17th Allie Reynolds Red Earth Golf Tournament

The exclusive Oklahoma City Golf & Country club, Oklahoma City's most historic and prestigious golf course, is the site of the 17th annual Allie Reynolds Red Earth Golf Tournament. The tournament, scheduled Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m., benefits year-round programming at Red Earth, Inc. and gives participants a chance to win a new Rolex watch.

Artist applications available for 2013 Red Earth Festival

Artist applications for new artists interested in participating in the 27th annual Red Earth Festival art market are currently being accepted for the event scheduled June 7-9, 2013 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City

Red Earth names new officers to lead Board of Directors

A new slate of officers for FY 2013 has been elected to the Board of Directors of Red Earth, Inc, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization with a mission to promote American Indian arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum and fine art markets.

OKLAHOMA CLASSICS: Remington Park partners with Red Earth to offer Native American influences and top horse racing

The state’s rich culture steeped in Native American influences will be celebrated during a one-night only event later this month. Remington Park and Red Earth, Inc. will present Oklahoma Classics – an evening filled with Indian dancers, Native American storytelling and more than $1 million in purses during live Oklahoma-bred horse racing.

Cherokee artist Bill Glass, Sr named 2012 ‘Red Earth Honored One’

Bill Glass Sr, of Locust Grove, OK will be recognized during the 26th Annual Red Earth Festival as the 2012 Red Earth Honored One. Since its inception in 1987, Red Earth, Inc has selected a Native American Master Visual artist whose support of Indian art has been substantial throughout his or her life for this annual recognition.

Neal McCaleb honored as ‘12 Red Earth ‘Ambassador of the Year’

Neal McCaleb, Chairman of the Chickasaw Nation Industries, has been named the 2012 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year. He will be recognized during a noon luncheon scheduled Wednesday, June 7 tat the Skirvin Hilton leading up to the opening of the 26th Red Earth Festival on Friday, June 8 in downtown Oklahoma City

Red Earth announces new parade route to open 26th annual festival

A new parade route that circles the Myriad Botanical Gardens following its $43 million makeover in downtown Oklahoma City will signal the opening of the 26th annual Red Earth Festival on Friday, June 8. The Red Earth parade has been referred to as America’s most unique parade and features hundreds of participants in authentic tribal regalia, drum groups, tribal princesses, floats, bands and other participants.

OKC will be center of Native American Arts and culture this June

Oklahoma City will be the center of Native American cultures June 8-17, 2012 as the 26th annual Red Earth Festival joins forces with the Myriad Botanical Gardens, deadCENTER Film Festival and the Jim Thorpe Native American Games to present a weekend of art, film and sports expected to draw thousands to Oklahoma’s capitol city.

2012 Red Earth Festival scheduled June 8-10

For three exciting days Oklahoma City will be at the center of Native American art and culture in America as more than 30,000 people gather to celebrate.

Warm up for the OKC Memorial Marathon in April: Oklahoma River Trails site for March 10 Red Earth Run

The annual Red Earth Run, a 10k, 5k and one-mile Fun Walk, has a new date but a familiar location for its 2012 edition.

Red Earth elects new members to Board of Directors

Eight area community leaders have been elected to the governing body of Red Earth, Inc., a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the rich traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum and fine art markets.

Blackbear Bosin artwork featured in Red Earth exhibit

A new exhibition, featuring some of Bosin’s most recognized works, is currently on view through January 10, 2012 at the Red Earth Museum & Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City.

‘Santa Clara Portraits: A Proud Tradition’ on view through September at Red Earth Museum

“Santa Clara Portraits: A Proud Tradition,” an exhibition featuring stunning pottery from the Santa Clara Pueblo accompanied by the black & white photography of Neil Chapman, runs July 1 through September 31 at the Red Earth Museum & Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City's 22nd Red Earth Festival Celebrates Native American Art and Dance

When the 22nd Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural opens at the Cox Convention Center Friday June 6, 2008 in downtown Oklahoma City, OK, nearly 2,000 American Indian artists and dancers from throughout North America will gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world.  For three exciting days Oklahoma City will be at the center of Native American art and culture in America.

Red Earth, Inc announces new officers to lead Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Red Earth, Inc has elected a new slate of officers for FY 2008 who will oversee the operations of the Red Earth Museum at Omniplex and the additional programs of the organization, including the 22nd Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 6-8, 2008 in downtown Oklahoma City.

Bronze bust of baseball legend to be unveiled 12th annual golf tournament for benefit of Red Earth Recognizes accomplish

The Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club is the setting for the 12th Annual Allie Reynolds Memorial Red Earth Golf Tournament to benefit year-round educational programming at the Red Earth Museum and Festival
in Oklahoma City. The golf tournament, scheduled Monday, August 27, is a fitting tribute to Oklahoma native and Muscogee (Creek) Indian Allie Pierce Reynolds, one of the founding fathers of the Red Earth Museum and Festival.

Cherokee Pottery: People of One Fire

Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Museum features an exhibition of visually stunning and culturally significant Cherokee pottery on view through August 31 at the museum located inside Omniplex in northeast Oklahoma City’s Adventure District. “Cherokee Pottery: People of One Fire” is currently on a nationwide exhibition tour organized and circulated by the Cherokee National Museum in Tahlequah, OK.

Oklahoma City's 21st Red Earth Festival Celebrates Native American Art and Dance

When the 21st Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural opens at the Cox Convention Center Friday June 1, 2007 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.

Join the Red Earth Community and Become a Member

Red Earth is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1978 and is dedicated to preserving the Native American cultural history and diversity. Red Earth needs your generous support to keep the Native
American arts alive and flourishing. Red Earth membership packages
offer many valuable benefits and opportunities. It also provides us with financial support to offer art and cultural programs to schools and the communities throughout the state.

Red Earth Museum focuses on importance of Eagle in new exhibition of paintings, sculpture, pottery and cultural artifact

A new exhibition entitled “The Eagle in American Indian Art & Custom” has opened at Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Museum with paintings, sculpture and pottery by some of the state’s most recognized contemporary and traditional American Indian artists. The exhibition is accompanied by numerous cultural artifacts culled from the archives of the Red Earth Museum.

Cummings receives Red Earth 'Spirit Award' during benefit auction & dinner at State Capitol rotunda

Fridaylander Doug Cummings was named recipient of the 2006 Red Earth Spirit Award during a benefit auction & dinner held recently on the Fourth Floor Rotunda of the State Capitol. The evening featured a keynote address by Bill Anaotubby, Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, and a silent and live auction for the benefit of the Red Earth Museum and Red Earth Festival.

Progress of American Indian Culture Center focus of OKC Indian Art Club meeting Red Earth Museum

The plans and progress of the American Indian Cultural Center, currently under construction at the crossroads of I-35 and I-40 in downtown Oklahoma City, is the focus of an event scheduled Friday, Oct. 27 at the Red Earth Museum at Omniplex located at 2100 NE 52nd Street in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City Indian Art Club and Red Earth, Inc. are co-hosts of the free event that begins at 6:30 pm.

Betty Price Named 2006 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year

Betty Price, executive director for the Oklahoma Arts Council, has been named the 2006 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year.

Mike Larsen Named 2006 Red Earth Honored One

Mike Larsen, award winning Chickasaw artist, has been named the 2006 Red Earth Honored One. Larsen receives the award for his dedication and skill as a Native American artist.