Fun With Series

“Fun with Paint Day” scheduled for March 24

Families making clay pots at the Museum's Fun with Clay Day

Idabel, OK (March 12, 2018)—The Museum of the Red River will hold a beginner-level painting workshop for families on March 24. Parents and children will learn and utilize basic painting techniques. They’ll also get a chance to paint images that are often associated with ethnographic art like animals and basic geometric shapes. Parents may stop …

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Waste not, want not; Museum of the Red River to hold upcycled art class

Idabel, OK (February 6, 2018)—Families can learn how to turn mundane or unwanted items into works of art at the Museum of the Red River on February 24. The class is part of the Museum’s free “make-and-take” series and sponsored by the McCurtain County Art Club. The workshop is scheduled for 10 am to 3 …

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Museum of the Red River will hold free pottery class, January 20

By Poupou l'quourouce (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Idabel, OK (January 2, 2018)— Families are invited to get their hands dirty at the Museum’s Fun with Clay Day, January 20th, from 10 am to 3 pm. Attendees will learn two different pot-making techniques—pinching and coiling. Each method is thousands of years old and has been used by cultures throughout the world. Fun with …

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Create a one-a-kind “stocking stuffer” at the Museum of the Red River on December 9

Idabel, OK (November 29, 2017)—Native American artist Greg Bohanan will led a beading workshop at the Museum on December 9th, from 10 am to 3 pm. Participants will use the gourd stitch—a winding, brick-like pattern—to create a keychain. Christina Eastep, Acting Head of Programs, noted that “Mr. Bohanan has led many successful workshops…having such a …

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