Despite COVID-19 concerns collaborative effort brings museums together for MVSKOKE VOICES exhibition
For over 40 years the Red Earth Art Center in Oklahoma City, and the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka have worked to achieve their similar missions to share the history and traditions of American Indian arts and cultures. This spring, in a first-ever shared effort between the two non-profit organizations, the museums will present MVSKOKE VOICES Contemporary Native American Art - a collaborative art show featuring seven of Oklahoma’s most talented Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) artists.
Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit organization that produces the annual Red Earth Festival has announced a call for applications for the Red Earth Emerging Artist Award. The annual award grants funding to emerging Native American artists, allowing them to participate in Oklahoma City’s award-winning Red Earth Festival.
The non-profit organization has announced efforts to expand its programming starting in 2020 to include events in communities throughout Oklahoma. A series of collaborative efforts are planned with tribal and arts organizations in Shawnee, Tulsa, Wewoka, Oklahoma City and Claremore.
Basket weaving workshop by acclaimed Cherokee artist Mary Aitson offered during Red Earth Treefest at OSU-OKC
Red Earth Art Center presents a basket-weaving workshop led by award winning Cherokee basket-weaver Mary Aitson on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10-3 pm. The workshop is presented in conjunction with Red Earth Treefest on exhibit Dec. 4-13 at the OSU-OKC Student Center at 900 N. Portland.
The Red Earth Art Center has partnered with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City to celebrate the holiday season with a distinctive Native flair during Red Earth Treefest scheduled for a nine-day run, Dec. 5-13, at the Student Center on the university’s campus, 900 N Portland Ave.
Red Earth Art Center presents an adult beadwork class led by noted Kiowa beadwork artist Richard Aitson on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10-3 pm at the Red Earth Administrative Office. The class is open to adults with an intermediate level of beadwork skills who are interested in learning techniques from one of America’s premier beadwork artists.
Since its inception in 1987, Red Earth, Inc has annually recognized an outstanding Native American master visual artists as the Red Earth Honored One. Thirty-eight artists have been named Red Earth Honored One, recognized as an individual whose support of Native American art has been substantial throughout their lifetime.
A new slate of officers have been elected to lead Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit 501 c (3) organization recognized as the region’s premier organization for advancing the understanding and continuation of Native American traditional and contemporary culture and arts.
Lifelong educator named 2019 ‘Red Earth Honored One’ Clancy Gray honored during 33rd Red Earth Festival
Osage sculptor, painter and jeweler Clancy Gray of Tulsa, OK is named Red Earth Honored One for 2019, an award bestowed upon a Native master visual artist whose support of Indian art has been substantial throughout their life.
OKLAHOMA CITY – OK. Red Earth, Inc. and BancFirst have reached an agreement that will relocate the small, yet active Red Earth Art Center to the south ground floor lobby of the BancFirst Tower in downtown Oklahoma City. BancFirst recently purchased the 36-story building formerly known as Cotter Ranch Tower with plans for extensive renovations of the downtown landmark.
A grand parade unlike any other in the world will celebrate the opening of the 33rd Red Earth Festival. The streets of downtown Oklahoma City will vibrate in Native American tribal spirit during the Red Earth Parade as hundreds of participants in authentic tribal regalia participate in what has been referred to as America’s most unique parade. Gary Batton, Chief of the Choctaw Nation, will serve as Grand Marshal and will lead over 100 entries scheduled to participate.
Oklahoma City’s 33rd Red Earth Festival features new Friday ‘date night party,’ new parade day & route
A cultural experience found nowhere else welcomes thousands when the 32nd Annual Red Earth Festival opens June 7 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Native artists, dancers and singers from throughout America will gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world, and for three exciting days, June 7-9, 2019, Oklahoma City will be at the center of western and Native art as Oklahoma’s Capitol City celebrates the Native cultures that make it unique
Red Earth Seeks Entries for annual Youth Art Competition; Announces new dates and move to OKC Outlets
Red Earth, Inc., the non-profit arts organization that produces the annual Red Earth Festival, is currently seeking art entries from Native American children ages 9-18 for the 33nd Annual Red Earth Youth Art Competition & Show. The event, sponsored by the James H. & Madalynne Norick Foundation, is scheduled May 17-19 at the OKC Outlets, 7624 West Reno Avenue in Oklahoma City.
The Board of Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit organization that produces the annual Red Earth Festival in downtown Oklahoma City, has announced a call for applications for the Red Earth Emerging Artist Award
Oklahoma City’s Red Earth has partnered with Science Museum Oklahoma for its latest art exhibition entitled, “She Persisted,” on view through May 28 on the second level Art Gallery of the science museum located in northeast Oklahoma City’s Adventure District.
This holiday season Oklahoma City’s non-profit Native art center invites the public to Stay & Play in OKC during the fourth annual Red Earth Treefest celebration. The Red Earth Art Center will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year when Treefest opens free to the public for a seven-week run November 19 through January 4, 2018 in downtown Oklahoma City.
Artist applications for the 33rd annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 7-9, 2019 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, are now being accepted. Each year, the award-winning juried arts festival draws thousands of people to a three-day weekend celebrating Native visual art and dance.
Red Earth announces fall Motorcoach trip Crystal Bridges Museum: Stops include beautiful art, architecture and shopping
There’s a reason Arkansas is called “The Natural State.” Learn why as the Red Earth Art Center offers a two-day scenic adventure to Bentonville and northwest Arkansas including tours of the acclaimed Crystal Bridges Museum, the Frank Lloyd Wright house and other attractions. Tour participants will travel in complete comfort November 2-3 to view beautiful artwork, breathtaking architecture and do a little shopping in Bentonville’s charming town square before returning to Oklahoma City.
Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, generous patrons have gifted and loaned many noteworthy pieces to the permanent collection of the non-profit art center. “A Few of our Favorite Things,” currently on view through October 31, features the artwork and biographies of 17 artists whose creations have been gifted to the Red Earth Art Center.
Cherokee basket maker receives prestigious recognition; Mary Aitson named 2018 ‘Red Earth Honored One’
Cherokee basket maker Mary Aitson, of Woodward, OK, is named Red Earth Honored One for 2018, an award bestowed upon a Native master visual artist whose support of Indian art has been substantial throughout their life.