Thanksgiving Celebration

Enjoy a day of family-friendly festivities at the Cultural Center’s Thanksgiving Celebration, Saturday, Nov. 25, and Sunday, Nov. 26.

Explore your creative side in the Native American miniature ornament class and children’s Christmas ornament workshop in the Holisso Research Center. View the Festival of the Trees in the Aapisa' Art Gallery.

Taste traditional cuisine and daily specials at the Aaimpaꞌ Café.

Get a head start on holiday shopping with special sales in the gift shops.

Schedule of Celebration Events:
Holisso Research Center:
10am-5pm Make-and-take activities

Anoli Theater: 
10:30  Behind the Scenes
11:00  Stomp Dance Demonstration (weather permitting)
11:30  First Encounter
12:00  Behind the Scenes
1:00    First Encounter
2:00    Stomp Dance Demonstration (weather permitting)
3:00    Boss Baby
6:30    White Christmas

Campus-wide:
6-9pm Celebration of Lights

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Chickasaw Cultural Center will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Friday, Nov. 24. The Chickasaw Cultural Center will reopen for regular business hours Saturday, Nov. 25.  

Upcoming Events

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  • All Day

    Come explore the life of Mary “Te Ata” Thompson Fisher and her journey to become one of the greatest Native American performers of all time. View items owned and worn by Te Ata, as well as...

    Feb. 5 - Sep. 2 Te Ata Exhibit
  • 10:00AM

    On display in the Aaittafama' Room Mar. 19 through Sept. 2, this new cross-cultural exhibit celebrates stylistic and cultural diversity within Native pottery-making and features historic Pueblo...

    Mar. 19 - Sep. 2 Sculpting Cultures: Southeast and Southwest Native Pottery Exhibit
  • 10:00AM

    11:00 a.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration
    2:00 p.m. Stomp Dance Demonstration

    Anoli' Theater
    10:30 a.m. Behind the Scenes (film)
    11:30 a.m. First Encounter (film)
    12:00 p.m. Behind the Scenes...

    Jul. 19 Thursday