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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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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 Read More

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. Read More