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Red Earth accepting artist applications for 2017 Festival

03/15/2017
Artist applications for the 31st annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 9-11, 2017 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, are now being accepted. Each year, the award-winning festival draws thousands of people to a three-day weekend celebrating Native visual art and dance.

‘Spirits Rising’ features contemporary Native pottery by Choctaw artist Carolyn Bernard Young

03/14/2017
For 33 years Carolyn Bernard Young was a quality engineer for a major aerospace company. Her job took her to countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. As a way to relieve stress from her hectic job, she discovered and fell in love with clay. Today, the Choctaw artist has had a major career shift and is winning accolades for her beautiful wheel thrown objects and sculptural pieces at art shows throughout the country.

‘Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra’

02/09/2017
A new photography exhibit featuring award-winning Otoe-Missouria/Kiowa photographer Lester Harragarra is on view through March 31 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra features photographs of the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society as seen through the camera of the award-winning Yukon, OK photographer.

Red Earth Art Center celebrates the holidays with a Native twist; Offers ‘Stay & Play’ Weekend Getaway discounts

10/13/2016
This holiday season Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center invites the public to Stay & Play in OKC during the second Red Earth Treefest. Red Earth will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year when Treefest opens free to the public for an 11-week run weekdays Nov 1 through Jan 13, 2017 in downtown Oklahoma City. Red Earth Treefest features 17 Christmas trees adorned with handmade ornaments created to highlight the diverse Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique.

Larry Wilson named 2016 Red Earth ‘Spirit Award’ recipient

05/23/2016
Larry Wilson (Cherokee) of Edmond, OK will be recognized during the 30th annual Red Earth Festival in June as recipient of the 2016 Red Earth “Spirit Award” for his years of service to the non-profit arts organization.

Red Earth Seeks Entries for 30th annual Youth Art Competition

03/21/2016
Red Earth is currently seeking art entries from Native American students ages 9-18 for the 30th Annual Red Earth Youth Art Competition and Show. The event is held in during the annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 10-12 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

OKC’s 30th Red Earth Festival announces call for artists

01/06/2016
Applications for new artists interested in participating in the 30th Red Earth Festival art market are currently being accepted for the event scheduled June 10-12, 2016 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

Red Earth Art Center welcomes new tradition with first Treefest exhibit

11/11/2015
The Red Earth Art Center will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year. A new holiday tradition starts this season when the month-long Red Earth Treefest opens free to the public December 1 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

Red Earth Art Center presents "In the Spotlight: The Art of Clancy Gray"

11/11/2015
Award-winning Osage artist Clancy Gray is featured in a one-man show at downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center. In the Spotlight: The Art of Clancy Gray continues through December 30 as Red Earth continues to showcase the diversity of Native American artists.

Will’s on Western site of annual Buffalo Bash & Wild West Showdown

10/02/2015
Get out your western duds and join Red Earth for a rollicking night at the Will Rogers Theatre & Event Center during the Red Earth Buffalo Bash & Wild West Showdown.

In the Spotlight: The Art of Paul Hacker

09/10/2015
Award-winning Choctaw/Cherokee artist Paul Hacker is featured in a one-man show in downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center. In the Spotlight: The Art of Paul Hacker continues through October 29 as it highlights the diversity of Native American artists.

Red Earth Named Top Ten Art Festival in America

05/04/2015
After four weeks of voting, USA TODAY 10Best announced today their Top 10 winners for America’s Best Arts Festival as voted upon by their readers. Oklahoma City's annual Red Earth Festival joined an impressive list of Festivals throughout the country as the 10 Best in the USA.

Advance tickets offer 20% savings to Red Earth Festival

03/13/2015
Red Earth is offering a 20% discount off the regular price of admission to the 29th Annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 5-7 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

In the Spotlight: The Art of Linda Kukuk

02/18/2015
Award-winning Choctaw artist Linda Kukuk is featured in a one-woman show opening March 1 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City. In the Spotlight: The Art of Linda Kukuk continues through March 31 as it highlights the diversity of Native American artists.

Red Earth Inc names 2015 officers to lead Board of Directors

11/03/2014
A new slate of officers for FY 2015 have 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.

Red Earth Inc names officers to lead Board of Directors

11/03/2014
A new slate of officers for FY 2015 have 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.

Red Earth announces docent program

10/28/2014
Every Monday Oklahoma City resident Vickie Norick saves a special part of her day to volunteer four hours at Red Earth in downtown Oklahoma City. While there, she oversees a project to update a database of nearly 1,500 historical artifacts and contemporary pieces of art in the organizations’ permanent collection. Now, a docent program will give volunteers the opportunity to help the organization as it strives to showcase the Native American cultures that make Oklahoma unique.

Artist applications available for 2015 Red Earth Festival

10/24/2014
Applications for new artists interested in participating in the jury process for the 29th annual Red Earth Festival are currently available for the event scheduled June 5-7, 2015 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

‘Red Earth Rocks the Plaza’ during downtown music, food, art event

08/28/2014
Downtown Oklahoma City’s Santa Fe Plaza will be a hub of activity when Red Eagle Construction presents “Red Earth Rocks the Plaza,” a full day of live music, food trucks and contemporary art.

New show features rarely exhibited Kachina figures

06/30/2014
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.