Indian Art Show Planned for Labor Day Weekend in OKC and Colony


American Indian influenced art media will be highlighted during the 25th annual Gallery of the Plains Indian Art Show that takes place August 30 through Labor Day Monday, September 3, at locations in both Oklahoma City and Colony.

The event is a program of Southwestern Oklahoma State University and will feature various art media as well as special art displays by SWOSU art students and faculty.

Patrick Riley, co-exhibit coordinator, said displays will include bead work, candles, gourds, feather work, canes, flutes, jewelry, apparel, necklaces, ceramics, sculptures, drawings, paintings and craft items.

The first part of the art show will take place in Oklahoma City. The show times are August 30 from 5-9 p.m. and again on August 31 from 1-9 p.m. at the home of Simonia Meridith and Leslie Blair, 636 NE 14th Street.

The show will then move to Colony, located 14 miles south of Weatherford, on September 1-3. Art will be on display in the Exhibition Building on September 1 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., September 2 from 12 noon until 6 p.m. and on September 3 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Also going on during the weekend in Colony will be the 66th annual Cheyenne & Arapaho Celebration and PowWow on September 2 at 6:30 p.m. and again on September 3 at 11 a.m.

Additional information is available by calling co-exhibit coordinator Brandi Gateley or Riley at 580.774.3267.