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New officers to lead Red Earth Board for FY 2020

10/04/2019
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

06/01/2019
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.

BancFirst welcomes Red Earth Art Center to renovated Tower

05/23/2019
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.

33rd Annual Red Earth Parade has new date and location

05/23/2019
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

05/23/2019
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

03/14/2019
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.

Red Earth Festival announces Emerging Artist Award

03/08/2019
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

Female artists featured in 'She Persisted,’ an exhibition of varied artistic styles

03/04/2019
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.

Red Earth Art Center celebrates the holidays with a Native twist

11/09/2018
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.

Red Earth Festival announces call for 2019 artist applications

10/24/2018
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

09/05/2018
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.

Red Earth Art Center exhibits ‘Favorites’ through Oct. 31

08/01/2018
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’

05/23/2018
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.

Gala Event to recognize David & Molly Boren with 2018 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year Award

04/26/2018
University of Oklahoma President David and First Lady Molly Shi Boren will be recognized as the 2018 Red Earth Ambassadors of the Year during a Gala Event scheduled Tuesday, May 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Norman.

Red Earth Festival announces Emerging Artist Award

04/18/2018
The Board of Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit organization that operates the Red Earth Art Center and produces the annual Red Earth Festival in downtown Oklahoma City, has announced the inaugural Red Earth Emerging Artist Award. The annual award will grant funding to emerging Native American artists, allowing them to participate in Oklahoma City’s award-winning Red Earth Festival.

Red Earth Seeks Entries for 2018 Youth Art Competition

04/02/2018
Red Earth is currently seeking art entries from Native American students ages 9-18 for the 32nd Annual Red Earth Youth Art Competition and Show.

Edmond’s Oak Tree Country Club site of 20th Red Earth Golf Tournament

02/26/2018
Oak Tree Country Club enjoys a reputation as one of the best golf and country clubs in Oklahoma. The exclusive golf course at Oak Tree is the site of the 20th Red Earth Golf Tournament, scheduled Monday April 23.

Red Earth named finalist for Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Award

01/24/2018
Red Earth, Inc., producer of the annual Red Earth Festival and operator of downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center, is a finalist for cash awards and the title of Oklahoma’s top nonprofit organization to be presented during the prestigious Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards held by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

Red Earth announces call for entries for 2018 Festival

10/26/2017
Artist applications for the 32nd annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 8-10, 2018 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, are now being accepted.

Red Earth Treefest celebrates the holidays with a Native twist

10/23/2017
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 an eight-week run November 13 through January 5, 2018 in downtown Oklahoma City.