Native Pottery Market & Symposium

  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m

  • 💲Free & open to the public
    Various pottery & artist items for sale

Join us for the Native Pottery Market Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28. Native potters from across the region will have a wide variety of unique, hand-crafted pottery for sale. Interact with artists during discussions and live pottery demonstrations. Test your own creative talents with hands-on make-and-take crafts.

Attend the captivating Native Pottery Symposium in the Anoli' Theater Saturday, April 27. This series of talks will discuss the history of Native American pottery from an anthropological and archaeological perspective.

Anoli' Theater Symposium Schedule - Saturday, April 27:
11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion with Artists
1:30 p.m. Amanda Regnier, Director of the Oklahoma Archaeological Survey: Southeastern Indian Ceramic Styles & Forms
2:30 p.m. Asa Randall, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at OU: A History of the Earliest Pottery in North America
3:30 p.m. Sarah Trabert, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at OU: Native American Ceramic Adaptations & Innovation Following European Influence

Be sure to visit the beautiful Lines of Lineage: The Influence of Ancestry on Contemporary Native Artists exhibit in the Aapisa' Art Gallery, featuring works by modern Chickasaw artists, as well as Cherokee, Kiowa, Muscogee (Creek), Ponca and Sac & Fox tribal artists.

Upcoming Events

  • 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