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24th annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival

04/26/2010
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.

2010 Red Earth Festival Fact Sheet

04/26/2010
The Red Earth Festival is the largest event of its kind in the world.

Red Earth to open museum in downtown Oklahoma City location

02/12/2010
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 Recieves “Outstanding Cultural Tourism” award

09/01/2009
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.

Jereldine Redcorn Receives "Red Earth Honored One" Award

05/29/2009
Jereldine Redcorn is passionate about preserving the heritage and art of Caddo potters. Until recently she was one of the few living Caddo potters practicing the age old art. To acknowledge her body of work and her diligent efforts to revive the almost lost art form Red Earth, Inc will recognize Redcorn as the 2009 “Red Earth Honored One” during the 23rd Annual Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival scheduled June 5-7 in downtown Oklahoma City.

12/23/2008
Red Earth, Inc. is the recipient of the 2008 Community Spirit Award for outstanding achievement in business excellence and leadership from the American Indian Chamber of Commerce Oklahoma City Chapter.

Price named chairman of Red Earth Advisory Board

12/18/2008
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – State arts leader Betty Price, former executive director of the Oklahoma Arts Council, has been appointed to the newly created position of Chairman of the Red Earth Advisory Board. Members of the Red Earth Advisory Board provide advice and counsel to the Red Earth, Inc. Board of Directors.

Marks receives Red Earth Spirit Award

12/02/2008
Kathleen O’Meara Marks was named recipient of the 2008 Red Earth Spirit Award during the annual Buffalo Bash held recently at the home of Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Yvonne Kauger.

Red Earth website named best in state by Oklahoma Museums Association

08/12/2008
Red Earth, Inc. has been named winner in the Best Website category of the 2008 Annual Awards presented by the Oklahoma Museums Association.

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

03/28/2008
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

09/24/2007
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

08/14/2007
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

07/20/2007
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

03/14/2007
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

03/05/2007
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

02/06/2007
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

12/20/2006
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

10/20/2006
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

05/08/2006
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

05/08/2006
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.