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.
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.
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.
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,” 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.
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.