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Art sale and silent auction for ‘Wahzhazhe: An Osage Ballet’ July 29

Photo caption: Dancers practice at Dance Maker Academy for an upcoming performance. Osage News File Photo

An Art Sale and Silent Auction to benefit “Wahzhazhe: An Osage Ballet” will be held at the Constantine Theater in Pawhuska on July 29 from 6-8 p.m.

Artworks by Ted Moore, Sid Clanton, Dante Biss-Grayson, Joe Don Brave, John Free, Kugee Supernaw, June Carpenter and Chris Turley will be featured, to name a few.

A bronze sculpture by Duchoiselle, a 19th century artist, will also be featured. Bronze sculptures by Duchoiselle, are among those sold by the prestigious Sotheby’s Auction House in New York City, according to a news release.

The Osage Ballet’s annual fundraiser enables the continued sharing of the story of the Osage people through the artistic medium of ballet in the tradition of the late prima ballerina Maria Tallchief, who was Osage, and her sister, Marjorie Tallchief.

Since 2012, the Osage Ballet, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, has performed “Wahzhazhe: An Osage Ballet” at prestigious venues such as the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, The Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of the American Indian, the International Festival of Families in Philadelphia during the Pope’s visit to the U.S., the Coleman Theater in Miami, Okla., and at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, N.M.

To learn more about the Osage Ballet or to donate, visit their website: www.osageballet.com  and watch for posts on the Osage Ballet Facebook page.

Contact osageballet@gmail.com for more information about the art exhibit and sale.

 


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Original Publish Date: 2021-07-14 00:00:00

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