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03/01/15

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Contact: Sarah Dumas
Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-0791
sdumas@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/historycenter

Southeastern Ceramic Mask Class Scheduled at Oklahoma History Center

Oklahoma City, Okla. — The Oklahoma History Center will host a Southeastern Ceramic Mask Class with Jane Osti, Cherokee potter and Cherokee National Living Treasure, on May 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required, and the cost for the class is $100 and includes all materials and lunch. Class size is limited to 12 participants, ages 18 and older, to allow one-on-one instruction. Osti will discuss Southeastern-style traditional pottery and mask making. Each student will complete a project and decorate it with tools provided. You may leave your finished piece at the museum to be fired and picked up at a later date or you may transport it to dry and make arrangements to fire the piece on your own. For more information or to register, please contact the History Center Education Department at education@okhistory.org or 405-522-3602.

The Oklahoma History Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 31 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS visit www.okhistory.org.





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