10th Annual Artesian Arts Festival set for April 22

This article appeared in the January 2023 edition of the Chickasaw Times

SULPHUR, Okla. – Mark your calendar for the 10th annual Artesian Arts Festival! This year’s festival will be Saturday, April 22 at the Artesian Plaza in Sulphur.

The Artesian Arts Festival celebrates First American art and artists. The event features music, dance and cuisine, plus a diverse array of visual art, including paintings, basketry, jewelry, sculpture, metalwork, beadwork, textiles and pottery.

The 2023 festival is open to all First American artists who are citizens of federally-recognized tribes.

The festival also features a variety of tribal dance demonstrations, musical entertainment and food vendors.

Open to the public at no charge, the Artesian Arts Festival welcomed more than 5,000 art patrons to downtown Sulphur last year.

The Artesian Arts Festival is hosted annually at the Artesian Plaza, adjacent to the Artesian Hotel and Spa, 1001 W. First Street, Sulphur.

For more information, contact Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities at (580) 272-5520 visit ArtesianArtsFestival.com or email ArtistInfo@Chickasaw.net.