Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale features authentic Native American art in Oklahoma’s longest continuing Native American art show
|Last year’s Trail of Tears Art Show grand prize winner Dan Corley for “Reflection|
TAHLEQUAH, Okla.—The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting the 42nd Annual Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale featuring authentic Native American art in one of Oklahoma’s longest continuing art shows. The art show and sale runs from April 20 through May 27 and features federally recognized tribal artists.
Last year’s exhibition included 87 Native American artists from 13 tribal nations and featured 145 art pieces. Artists will compete in eight categories, including paintings, graphics, sculpture, pottery, basketry, miniatures, jewelry and a Trail of Tears theme.
Entries are being accepted now through April 8 for this year’s show. Complete artists' guidelines and rules are posted at http://www.cherokeeheritage.org/for-artists/.
The Cherokee Heritage Center is located at 21192 S. Keeler Drive, Park Hill, OK 74451. Operating hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through the month of February and Monday through Saturday beginning in March.
Admission is $8.50 per adult, $7.50 per senior (55 and older) and students with proper identification, and $5 per child. Admission price includes all attractions. Entry to the grounds and museum store are free.
For additional information on the 2013 season and programs, please contact the Cherokee Heritage Center at (888) 999-6007 or visit http://www.CherokeeHeritage.org.