Chickasaw Nation To Host Artesian Arts Festival


Friday, April 18th 2014, 10:26 am
By: News 9


The Chickasaw Nation is hosting the inaugural Artesian Arts Festival, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Artesian Plaza in Sulphur.

Planned as an interactive community celebration of all forms of art, the Artesian Arts Festival will highlight artists and art from Southeastern tribes, such as Chickasaw, Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek and Seminole.

The Artesian Arts Festival is free and open to the public.

Activities for all ages are planned, including a special area for children's activities and a senior citizens' arts and crafts booth. All types of visual art will be on display at the 35 festival booths such as paintings, basketry, jewelry, sculpture, bead work, textiles and pottery.

A variety of entertainment and food vendors is also planned.

For more information about the Artesian Arts Festival visit the Chickasaw Nation website.

The Artesian Plaza is located adjacent to the Artesian Hotel and Spa, 1001 W. First Street, Sulphur, Okla.