Adult Programs

Choctaw artist holds flute-making workshop at the Museum of the Red River

native American Flute

Idabel, OK (March 7, 2019)—Presley Byington will lead a flute-making workshop on March 23, from 10 am to 3:00 pm. Byington is an accomplished Choctaw dancer, flutist, and flute maker. The class will break at noon for a potluck lunch and resume at 1:00 pm. The workshop is capped at 10 people and cost $45. …

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Over forty native American cradles now on display at the Museum of the Red River

Woman looking a native American cradle

Idabel, OK (February 13, 2019)—The Museum of the Red River’s latest exhibit, Native American Cradles, is now open. The show features a range of cradles from most of North America. According to Museum curator Daniel Vick, “cradles are one of the most striking symbols of native American childhood”. He noted that they were made “only …

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Museum schedules basketry workshop, watercolor painting class for February

A woman holding a hand-made basket

Idabel, OK (January 30, 2019)—The Museum of the Red River has announced its February lineup of programs. First, is a Beer and Baskets workshop with Linda Lou Alexander on February 9, starting at 4 pm. Participants will make a square, flat reed basket. Cost is $45. Registration is available on the Museum’s website or over …

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Local museum director leads travel study program in Brazil

a cable car over sugar loaf mountain (brazil)

Idabel, OK (January 5, 2019)— Museum of the Red River director Henry Moy will lead a short-term study program in Brazil in May. Moy said the program will “combine culture, history, and natural history” and is “the trip of a lifetime”. Both the Museum and Moy have strong ties to the region. The Museum is home …

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