Festival of Trees

  • Open daily during regular business hours

  • 💲Free & open to the public

In the spirit of Christmas, departments from across the Chickasaw Nation decorate a tree in accordance with the selected theme and votes are cast for the best tree.

This year's Festival of Trees theme is "Christmas Films." Be sure to stop by the Aapisa' Art Gallery to view all the amazing trees and vote for your favorite through Dec. 31. 

 

In observance of the Christmas Holiday, the Chickasaw Cultural Center campus will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. The Chickasaw Cultural Center will reopen for regular business hours Wednesday, Dec. 26, at 10 a.m.

The Chickasaw Cultural Center will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, and remain closed through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, in observance of the New Year's Holiday. Campus will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at 10 a.m. 

The Celebration of Lights will still continue nightly, even during closings, from 6-9 p.m. through Dec. 31. 

Upcoming Events

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  • 10:00AM

    See original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen. This exhibition features 20 of the 48 original elder portraits.

    Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one of his...

    Dec. 1 2018 - Dec. 31 Portraits of Elders
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is pleased to partner with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian to offer this new traveling exhibition to the Holisso: The Center for Study of...

    May. 3 - Nov. 18 Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces
  • 10:00AM

    The kitchen is a powerful place. For many families, it is the heart of the home, a place for conversation, community and warmth; it represents the love that is cooked into a homemade meal, and...

    May. 10 - Sep. 1 Aprons: Tying Together Chickasaw Kitchens