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Nelda Schrupp named 2020 Red Earth Honored One during 34th Red Earth Festival in Shawnee

09/08/2020
Every year during the Red Earth Festival, Red Earth bestows a significant honor upon a very deserving Native artist. Recognition as the Red Earth Honored One is one of the highest honors given in the Native art community. It is presented to a Native American master artist whose art has been substantial throughout their life. Read More

Labor Day festival at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort September 5-6 America’s finest artists featured during 34th Red Eart

08/22/2020
The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top art festivals, opens Labor Day weekend with beautiful artwork, new events and special attention to ensure a Grand standard of Good Clean Fun. The Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, located just minutes east of Oklahoma City Exit 178 on I-40 near Shawnee, will host the Red Earth Festival for the first time this year as central Oklahoma becomes a center of Native art and culture. Read More

Red Earth Festival moves to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-6

06/01/2020
The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top art festivals, has been rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-6, at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort located minutes east of Oklahoma City on I-40 near Shawnee. During the first weekend of September, Oklahoma City will be the center of western and Native art and culture as people gather to celebrate the Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique. Read More

Red Earth Art Center & Seminole Nation Museum present collaborative exhibit ‘MVSKOKE VOICES’ opens to the public at

05/26/2020
MVSKOKE VOICES Contemporary Native American Art, is open to the public at the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka following a delayed opening date due to COVID-19 concerns. The first-ever joint exhibition by the Seminole Nation Museum and Red Earth Art Center features seven of Oklahoma’s most talented Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) artists in an invitational art show open free to the public through August 22. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled Saturday, Aug 15 from 2-4 pm at the museum. Read More

Despite COVID-19 concerns collaborative effort brings museums together for MVSKOKE VOICES exhibition

03/25/2020
For over 40 years the Red Earth Art Center in Oklahoma City, and the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka have worked to achieve their similar missions to share the history and traditions of American Indian arts and cultures. This spring, in a first-ever shared effort between the two non-profit organizations, the museums will present MVSKOKE VOICES Contemporary Native American Art - a collaborative art show featuring seven of Oklahoma’s most talented Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) artists. Read More