Friday afternoon we will have a workshop with Tim Tingle, Coloring with words, creating effective images with storytelling; writing and telling 130-3 PM, prior to our annual general session membership meeting @ 4PM. The Auction and vendor booths will be open in the afternoon, as well. Join us for telling, listening and education we will be preserving and promoting the oral tradition of storytelling! Join us in Seminole next month!
Nov. 10 a celebration of storytelling will be shared at ROMP – the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, a one-of-a-kind endeavor by poet, storyteller and educator, Shaun Perkins and is located in Locust Grove OK
The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, in conjunction with the Mayes County Storytellers, will host a Tellabration event of interactive poetry and storytelling from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the museum in rural Locust Grove.
The event will include a tour of the museum, an interactive poetry experience, storytelling around a bonfire, and smores. Everyone is invited.
Admission is by donation. All proceeds benefit the development of the museum as it nears its completion. For more information, visit the museum website or email or call curator Shaun Perkins at 918-864-9152.
In September, come to the Oklahoma Storytelling Festival and see some of our members telling stories.
Territory Tellers will be telling Saturday, Sept.8 @ 12 o’clock noon!
Our tellers will be Peggy Kaney, Tahlequah OK; Teresa Vail, LeQuire OK; Shaun Perkins, Locust Grove OK and Tony Hardman, Goodwell OK.
Valerie Kimble will MC the concert!
At the recent board meeting of the organization leadership heard reports about the festival concluded at the first of June. All reports indicated another year of introducing and enjoying storytellers to artisans at all levels of development. Outstanding national, regional and local artists contributed to the concerts, workshops, and story swap sessions.