Cherokee Art Market set for Oct. 13-14

BY STAFF REPORTS
09/24/2018 01:30 PM
CATOOSA – The 13th annual Cherokee Art Market, featuring more than 150 Native American artists from across the nation, returns Oct. 13-14 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

The event is one of the largest Native American art shows in the state and one of the finest Native American art markets in the country, according to a Cherokee Nation press release.

The release states the two-day event will feature cultural demonstration, including jewelry, hand and loom weaving, katsina doll making and pottery.

It also states that artists compete for their shares of $75,000 in prize money that is awarded across 27 categories.

An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 in the Sky Room to welcome artists and award prize money. The public can attend the reception for $25 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Cherokee Nation Businesses, which operates the tribe’s gaming facilities, sponsors the event. The market will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the casino’s Sequoyah Convention Center. Admission is $5 per person. For more information, visit www.cherokeeartmarket.com.

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