Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

1900 West MacArthur St., Shawnee, OK 74804 - United States





Founded in 1919, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of Oklahoma’s oldest museums. The collection contains 8,000 years worth of art including ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Native American, African, Oceanic, and Eastern art and artifacts, and art from the Middle Ages through the early 20th century.


Celestial Connections features the art of renowned Oklahoma artists G. Patrick Riley, Glen Henry and Sharon Montgomery. Riley is featuring his leather masks as well as some of his paintings and drawings. Henry is showing his metal sculpture in addition to his pen and ink drawings. Montgomery's glass and metal hangings are spotlighted.

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