Artesian Arts Festival

On Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Artesian Plaza in downtown Sulphur turns into a vibrant place filled with southeastern Native American art during the Artesian Arts Festival. Browse through one-of-a-kind work from over 90 artists and find something beautiful you can't live without. While you're there, enjoy live musical performances, have a delicious meal from food trucks and much more. This family friendly event even has children's activities to keep the kids entertained. There is something for everyone at the Artesian Arts Festival conveniently located just minutes from the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

 

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017
Artesian Plaza
Sulphur, OK 73086

Saturday, May 27th (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

More information to come soon!

EAST STAGE LINEUP  
Opening Ceremony & CN Dance Troupe 10:00 - 10:30
Injunuity 10:30 - 11:30
Aztec Dancers 11:30 - 12:15
Sugar Free Allstars 12:15 - 1:00
CN Dance Troupe 1:00 - 1:15
Highwater Gamble 1:15 - 2:00
Magic Circle Entertainment 2:00 - 2:15
John Bomboy and the Underscores 2:15 - 3:00
Boyd Street Brass 3:00 - 3:45
Aztec Dancers 3:45 - 4:30
Tequila Azul 4:30 - 5:15
Connor Hicks Band 5:15 - 6:00
   
PLAZA STAGE LINEUP  
Overdrive 10:30 - 11:30
CN Dance Troupe 11:30 - 11:45
Conflict of Interest 11:45 - 12:45
Magic Circle Entertainment 12:45 - 1:00
The Church of the Saturday Saints 1:00 - 2:00
Aztec Dancers 2:00 - 2:30
The Hideouts 2:30 - 3:30
Magic Circle Entertainment 3:30 - 3:45
Billy K Band 3:45 - 4:45
Right Place, Right Time 4:45 - 5:45
   
Aztecs     11:30-12:15,  2:00-2:30,  3:45-4:30  
CN           10:15-10:30,  11:30-11:45,  1:00-1:15  
MCE        12:45-1:00,  2:00-2:15,  3:30-3:45  

Shields Family

Bodeen's BBQ

Nacho Biznez

G&G Indian Tacos

Aw-Shucks

Smokin Okies

Krazee J's Kettle Corn

MMP Concessions

Kona Ice OKC

Cutie Pies

J'eet yet?

Fry Daddy's Concession

The Ice Cream Truck

Just Desserts OKC

The Brown's Kitchen

Kolanders Concession

Tater Cater

Ott Concession

 

Artist Talks

 

 

10:30 – 11:30         Mike Larsen  /  Chickasaw

                                                Live Painting Demonstration

11:40 – 12:10         Kimberly (Wendy) Ponca  /  Osage

Osage clothing design that tells the oral history of the Osage tribe

12:20 – 12:50         Merlin Little Thunder  /  Cheyenne

                                                Tradition redefined in artistic terms

1:00 – 1:30            Jimmie Harrison  /  Navajo-Diné

Jewelry demonstration of Navajo and Hopi Yei Bei Chais and Kachinas

1:40 – 2:10            Venaya Yazzie  /  Diné-Hopi

Art as it pertains to indigenous southwest tribal adornment

2:20 – 2:50            Daniel Worcester  /  Chickasaw

                                                Materials used and methods of forging knives

3:00 – 3:30            Buddy Parchcorn  /  Cherokee

                                                Beadwork: Historic origins to modern techniques

3:40 – 4:10            J. Nicole Hatfield  /  Comanche

                                                Live Painting Demonstration

4:20 – 4:50            Tyra Shackleford  /  Chickasaw

                                                Textiles: Transcending Tradition

5:00 – 5:30            Josy Thomas  /  Onondaga

                                                Perspectives: A demonstration of soap stone carving