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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. Read More

‘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. Read More

‘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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More