Nationally recognized artist to lead beading workshop at the Museum of the Red River

The Museum of the Red River will host a beading workshop on September 16, from 9 AM to 3 PM. Molly Murphy-Adams, a descendant of the Oglala-Lakota tribe, will guide attendees in creating a colorful, one-of-a-kind needle case. The group will also learn about the history of native American beadwork. Cost is $60 for non-members and $55 for members at the Contributor Level or higher. Supplies and lunch will be provided. Call (580) 286 – 3616 or visit The Museum Store to sign up. Registration is also available online.

 Molly Murphy-Adams currently lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is an active member of the art community. She combines “traditional feminine arts with contemporary design and media” to create cultural narratives that reflect on the issues of “learning to live with the weight of the past.” Her art is currently on display at the Oklahoma Contemporary’s as part of their ArtNow 2017 exhibition. Murphy-Adam’s work is also in the permanent collections of the Sam Noble Museum in Norman, the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City and the Museum of the Great Plains in Lincoln, Nebraska. More information about Murphy-Adams can be found at mollymurphybeads.com.   

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