Museum

AT THE MUSEUM: RED EARTH MUSEUM

November 21, 2014

Hello and Happy Friday! Most of you thought that today wasn’t coming, but here we are. We’re going to Oklahoma City to visit the Red Earth Museum.


RED EARTH MUSEUM

From the website:

Red Earth, Inc. promotes the rich traditions of American Indian arts and cultures through education, a premier festival, a museum and fine art markets.

History

Red Earth, Inc. began in 1978 with the establishment of the Center of the American Indian, a museum dedicated to showcasing Native American arts. In 1987, a group of influential community and tribal leaders founded the Red Earth American Indian Cultural Festival to showcase Native American dance and art. The two groups merged in 1992 to create Red Earth, Inc., which is now one of the most respected organizations of its type in the United States.

Red Earth hosts a wide collection of more than 1,400 Native American fine art, pottery, basketry, textiles, and bead work. They also feature acclaimed traveling exhibitions.

Display of Native American art work at Red Earth Museum. courtesy wcfcourier.com

 

The 29th Annual Red Earth Native Cultural Festival will be held June 5-7, 2015 at the Cox Convention Center, downtown Oklahoma City. Expect to see American Indian artists, dancers and more. To learn more go to their website and click Festival in the site menu.

On December 7, 2014, Red Earth will have a Christmas Open House & Volunteer Party from 2pm – 5pm.

They have a wonderful display of American Indian works. You can also take a peek at their shop for paintings, pottery, books, clothing, cultural items, stationary or prints.

More beautiful art work displays at the Red Earth Museum. courtesy of http://www.concordmonitor.com

If you want to support Red Earth you can

  • Become a member
  • Sponsor an event
  • Shop our Gift Store
  • Attend our Events
  • Become a Docent

If your plan on visiting Oklahoma City or in the area, come see some American Indian cultural art at Red Earth Museum.

Red Earth Museum / 6 Santa Fe Plaza/ Oklahoma City, OK  73102 / 405.427.5228 

To find more information on education, events, or admissions go to www.redearth.org.

Red Earth, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Enjoy your Friday, be blessed!

 

featured image courtesy of en.wikipeida.org

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