Winners of regional art show, Expressions of Youth, announced

Mona Pieca by Sloan Hickerson

Idabel, OK (February 19, 2018)—The Museum of the Red River revealed the winners of its biennial art competition, Expressions of Youth, on Tuesday. The contest was open to artists ages 11 to 19. Contestants could submit two original works in any media. Entries were judged on their technical quality, originality and artistic merit by Chris …

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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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SHERDS: January 2019

Two men placing glass inside a frame

The latest edition of the Museum’s quarterly newsletter, SHERDS, is now available. As always, SHERDS contains information about upcoming programs and exhibits. This edition has information about the Museum’s ongoing construction project (end date, cost, etc.), rebranding plan, and its annual travel study program. Interested in the latest Museum news? Follow us on Facebook and …

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Museum schedules basketry workshop, watercolor painting class for February

A woman holding a hand-made basket

Idabel, OK (January 30, 2018)—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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