Be among the first to see award-winning Cherokee art on Aug. 23

August 15, 2013

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Be among the first to see award-winning authentic Cherokee art that is available for purchase at the opening reception Aug. 23 for the 18th Annual Cherokee Homecoming Art Show from 6-8 p.m.

The 140 traditional and contemporary pieces of artwork on display at Cherokee Heritage Center make it one of Oklahoma’s most prominent art shows. The Cherokee Homecoming Art Show can be viewed at the Cherokee Heritage Center Aug. 24 to Sept. 15.

The traditional division is defined as arts originating before European contact and consists of four categories, including basketry, jewelry, pottery and traditional arts. The contemporary division is defined as arts arising among the Cherokee after European contact and consists of six categories, including paintings, sculpture, pottery, basketry, beadwork and textiles.

The Cherokee Heritage Center is the premier cultural center for Cherokee tribal history, culture and the arts. For information on the 2013 season events, operating hours and programs, please contact the Cherokee Heritage Center at (888) 999-6007 or visit www.CherokeeHeritage.org. It can also be found on Facebook by searching “Cherokee Heritage Center.”