Family Programs

Ornament-making class scheduled for December 1

Three Christmas tree ornaments

Idabel, OK (November 13, 2018)—The Museum of the Red River will hold a free ornament-making class on December 1. Participants will learn how to make their own Christmas decorations out of salt dough. Attendees may take their decorations home or hang them on the Museum’s Christmas Tree. (Ornaments hung on the Museum tree can be …

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Museum of the Red River seeks entries for annual Festival of Trees

A close up of a christmas tree

Idabel, OK (November 2, 2018)—The show is open to businesses, schools, and other local organizations. Entries will be accepted from November 20th to November 30th. Submissions will be judged on their creativity, aesthetic qualities and how well they represent their organization. Winners will receive the most important prize of all: bragging rights. All entries must …

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Fall Arts Festival to be held at the Museum of the Red River on October 27

Linda Lou Alexander leading a basketry workshop

Idabel, OK (October 11, 2018)—The Museum of the Red River will hold its biennial Fall Arts Festival on October 27, from 10 am to 4 pm. The event includes artist demonstrations, family-friendly craft activities, musical performances, and more. A full list of artists and events is available at the bottom of this press release or …

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Free, beginner-level weaving class to be held at Museum

Several dozen people of all ages making pinch pots

Idabel, OK (September 12, 2018)—The Museum of the Red River will hold a beginner-level weaving workshop on September 22. Attendees will use a loom to create small textile panels. These panels can be attached to each other to form blankets, clothing, and other large textiles. Aspiring weavers of all ages can drop by the Museum …

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