In the 1800s, the Cherokees were an advanced culture, with a government organized under a constitution, alphabet for their language, and desire to educate their children as to the times. Yet despite the pressures of assimilation, the Cherokees have retained their heritage of arts and crafts. Their creativity can be seen in paintings, sculpture, colorful basketry, pottery, jewelry, beading and textile arts.
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Getting friendly with the neighbors is never a bad thing and the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center is doing just that with their latest exhibit.
The Chisholm Trail Arts Council will present the third Annual Paint in the Park that will be held on Saturday, May 18 at Redbud Park in Marlow. Visitors are welcome to watch local and visiting artists as they use different techniques to transform a blank page or canvas into beautiful works of art.
On exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center (CTHC), now through April 29, is “Oklahoma Artists” featuring paintings that have been in the CTHC & Garis Gallery of the American West vault for years.
The spring 2019 candidates for a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree are Allisa Austin of Lawton and Bradyn Timmons of Duncan.
The Chisholm Trail Arts Council (CTAC) is getting ready to host two new artists in their gallery, 810 W. Walnut in Duncan. The new exhibit is for a short time and features Gay Faulkenberry of Duncan, and Kelly Pennington of Ada. The exhibit opens Feb. 7 with a reception and will remain on display through Feb. 28.
Women are important in early Oklahoma history. Apache leaders and customs of Indian culture and legends are stories told in the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center’s first 2019 exhibit, “Brush Strokes of History.”