Portraits of Elders

  • On display during daily business hours

  • 💲Free & open to the public

See original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen.

Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one of his greatest achievements, the Chickasaw elders paintings were published in a two-book series by the Chickasaw Press – “They Know Who They Are” and “Proud to Be Chickasaw.” Together, the volumes feature the portraits of almost 50 Chickasaw elders painted by Larsen, and each is accompanied by a short biography written by Martha Larsen and Jeannie Barbour.

Portraits are rotated throughout campus and are on display throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

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  • 12:00PM

    Enjoy classic Christmas movies on the giant screen in the Anoli̍ꞌ Theater. How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Trolls HolidayThe Star, Frosty's Winter WonderlandRudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,...

    Dec. 1 - Dec. 30 Children's Holiday Movie Series
  • 10:00AM

    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...

    Dec. 2 - Dec. 31 Festival of Trees
  • 6:00PM

    Embrace the holiday season with a spectacular drive-thru light display at the Chickasaw Cultural Center’s Celebration of Lights. Our light extravaganza features dozens of displays with traditional...

    Dec. 2 - Dec. 31 Celebration of Lights