Summer Arts Academy

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Event Dates

June 24, 2023-July 21, 2023

Event Details

Inspire your child’s creativity by registering them for the Chickasaw Arts Academy. This academy emphasizes Chickasaw and other Southeastern Native American cultures through artistic engagement. Students are immersed in an exploration of various artistic fields, career preparatory programming and student-oriented skill development.

Hosted at East Central University, this program is tailored for aspiring artists. Participants are presented opportunities in the fine, visual and performing arts.

Youth between the ages of 8-10 on June 24 will be eligible for participation in the STAR program, ages 11-13 are eligible for the intermediate program and those age 14 and up are eligible to participate in the majors program. Participants will be considered with Chickasaw citizen preference.

Program dates are listed below:

  • STAR and Intermediate (ages 8-10, 11-13) June 24-30
  • Majors (ages 14-18) July 8-21

Application deadline for the 2023 Chickasaw Arts Academy is April 15. For more information, visit or call arts & humanities at (580) 272-5520.


East Central University
1100 E. 14th St.
Ada, Oklahoma 74820