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Oklahoma Native Art Institutions

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Oklahoma's 38 federally recognized tribes

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Tribal Museums and Cultural Centers

  1. Anna Mitchell Cultural and Welcome Center, Cherokee Nation
    Vinita, OKC | link
  2. Caddo Heritage Museum, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma—temporarily closed 
    117 Memorial Lane, Binger, OK 73009
    (405) 656-2344 | Facebook
  3. Cherokee Heritage Center, Cherokee Nation—closed for renovation
  4. 21192 S. Keeler Dr., Park Hill, OK 74465
    (918) 456-6007 | link
  5. Cherokee National History Museum, Cherokee Nation
    101 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK
    (877) 779-6977 | link
  6. Chickasaw Council House Museum Art Gallery, Chickasaw Nation
    209 N. Fisher St., Tishomingo, OK 73460
    (580) 371-3351 | link
  7. Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw Nation
    867 Cooper Memorial Rd, Sulphur, OK 73086
    (580) 622-7130 | link
  8. Choctaw National Capitol Museum, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
    Council House Rd, Tuskahoma, OK 74574
    (918) 569-4465 | link
  9. Choctaw Cultural Center, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
    1919 Hina Hanta Way, Calera, OK 74730
    (833) 708-9582 | link
  10. Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center, Citizen Potawatomi Nation
    1899 S. Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK 74801
    (405) 878-5830 | link
  11. Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center, Comanche Nation
    701 NW Ferris Avenue, Lawton, OK 73507
    (580) 353-0404 | link
  12. Creek Nation Council House, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
    100 W. 6th St., Okmulgee, OK 74447
    (539) 286-4663 | link
  13. John Hair Cultural Center and Museum, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
    18280 W Keetoowah Cir., Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 772-4389 | link
  14. Kanza Museum, Kaw Nation
    746 Grandview Drive, Kaw City, OK 74641
    (866) 404-5297 | link
  15. Kiowa Tribal Museum, Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma—temporarily closed
    100 OK-9, Carnegie, OK 73015
    (580) 654-6366 | Facebook
  16. Museum of the Pawnee Nation, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma,
    657 Harrison Street, Pawnee, OK 74058
    (918) 762-2180 | Facebook
  17. Myaamia Heritage Museum & Archive, Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
    28 N. Main St., Miami, OK 74354
    (918) 544-6068 | link
  18. Osage Nation Museum, Osage Nation, first tribal museum, opened in 1939
    819 Grandview Avenue, Pawhuska, OK 74056
    (918) 287-5441 | link
  19. Quapaw Nation Tribal Museum, Quapaw Nation
    905 Whitebird Street, Quapaw, OK 74363
    (918) 238-3157 | link
  20. Saline Courthouse Museum, Cherokee Nation
    Hosts solo exhibitions by Cherokee artists
    55870 S. 490 Rd., Rose, OK 74364
    (918) 479-6383 | link
  21. Shawnee Tribal Cultural Center, Shawnee Tribe—temporarily closed
    19 N. Eight Tribes Trail, Miami, OK 74354
    (918) 544-6722 | Facebook
  22. Seminole Nation Museum, not owned by Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
    524 S. Wewoka Ave., Wewoka, OK 74884
    (405) 257-5580 | link
  23. Wichita Tribal History Center, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes
    32210 County Street 2670, Anadarko, OK
    (405) 247-2425 | link
  24. Wyandotte Nation Cultural Center, Wyandotte Nation
    5 Council Fire Road, Wyandotte, OK 74370
    (918) 678-6385 | link

Tribally Run Galleries

  1. Artesian Gallery & Studios, Chickasaw Nation
    100 W. Muskogee Ave., Sulphur, OK 73086
    (580) 622-8040 | link
  2. Chokma’si Gallery, Chickasaw Nation
    201 N. Broadway Ave., Ada, OK 74820
    (580) 272-5520 | link
  3. Exhibit C Gallery, Chickasaw Nation
    Chickasaw and Southeastern preference but open to all tribes
    1 E. Sheridan, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
    (405) 767-8900 | link
  4. Redstick Gallery, Muscogee (Creek) Nation
    Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizens and descendants
    105 S. Grand Avenue, Okmulgee, OK 74447
    (918) 758-5557 | link
  5. Spider Gallery, Cherokee Nation
    representing art by members of the three Cherokee tribes
    215 Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK 74475
    (918) 453-5728 | link
  6. Susan Peters Gallery, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
    116 W. Main Street, Anadarko, OK 73005
    (405) 247-7151 | link
  7. Wahzhazhe Cultural Center, Osage Nation
    220 W. Main Street, Pawhuska, OK 74056
    (918) 287-5580 | link

Tribally Run Gift Stores

  1. Absentee Shawnee Tribe Gift Shop, Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
    2025 Gordon Cooper Dr, Shawnee, OK 74801
    (405) 275-4030×6310 | link
  2. Comanche Nation Gift Shop, Comanche Nation
    701 NW Ferris Ave., Lawton, OK 73507
    (580) 595-4941 | link
  3. McKee’s Indian Store, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
    116 W. Main Street, Anadarko, OK 73005
    (405) 247-6315 | link
  4. Peoria Trading Post, Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
    118 S. Eight Tribes Trail, Miami, OK 74354
    (918) 540-2535 | link
  5. Quapaw Tribal Museum Gift Shop, Quapaw Nation
    905 Waterbird Street, Quapaw, OK 74363
    (918) 238-3157 | link

Tribally Run Studios

  1. Artesian Gallery & Studios, Chickasaw Nation
    100 W. Muskogee Ave., Sulphur, OK 73086
    (580) 622-8040 | link
  2. Cherokee Arts Center, Cherokee Nation
    212 S. Water St., Tahlequah, OK 74464
    (918) 453-5728 | link

Galleries of Native American Art

  1. Big Rain Gallery, owned by Addie Roanhorse (Osage)
    617 Kihekah Ave, Pawhuska, OK 74056
    (918) 303-2577 | link
  2. Oklahoma Indians Arts and Crafts Cooperative, nonprofit, managed by LaVerna Capes (Kiowa/Wichita)
    214 NW 2nd St., Anadarko, OK 73005
    (405) 247-3486 | Facebook
  3. Pierson Gallery and Boston Ave Frame Shop, owned by Linda Pierson
    1313 E. 15th St. Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74120
    (918) 584-2440 | link
  4. Tribes Gallery, owned by Leslie Pate and Carol Pate (Choctaw Nation)
    512 W. Main St., Norman, OK 73069
    (405) 329-4442 | link
  5. Tulsa Indian Art Market, owned by Linda Greever
    5014 S Sheridan Rd, Tulsa, OK 74145
    (918) 664-0626 | link

Museums and Centers of Native American Art and Culture

  1. Ataloa Lodge Museum, first Native American art museum, founded in 1932
    Bacone College, 2299 Old Bacone Rd, Muskogee, OK 74403
    (918) 781-7283 | link
  2. First Americans Museum
    659 First Americans Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73129
    (405) 594-2100 | link
  3. Five Civilized Tribes Museum
    1101 Honor Heights Dr, Muskogee, OK 74401
    (918) 683-1701 | link
  4. Jacobson House Native Art Center
    609 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73069
    Instagram | Facebook | link
  5. Museum of the Red River
    812 E Lincoln Rd, Idabel, OK 74745
    (580) 286-3616 | link
  6. Red Earth Art Center
    100 N. Broadway Avenue #2750, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
    (405) 427-5228 | link
  7. Semple Family Museum of Native American Art
    Southeastern Oklahoma State University
    430 Montgomery Drive, 425 University Boulevard, Durant, OK 74701
    (580) 745-2046 | link
  8. Southern Plains Indian Museum
    Hosts quarterly solo exhibitions,
    operated by the US DOI Indian Arts and Crafts Board

    801 E. Central Blvd., Anadarko, OK 73005
    (405) 247-6221 | link

Native Artist Organizations

  1. Oklahoma Native American Basketweavers, link
  2. Route 66 Native Arts Alliance, Edgewood, NM | link | Facebook
  3. Southeastern Indian Artists Association, Tahlequah, OK | Facebook
  4. Woodland Tribes Artist Association, Norman, OK | pending

Other Organizations

  • American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO) | link
  • C. M. Russell Center, 409 W. Boyd St., Norman, OK, center for the study of art of the American West. Art talks open to the public | link | Facebook
  • Culture Hub, 301 SW 23rd St., Oklahoma City, OK, community center with classrooms that sponsors Indigenous art markets | link | Facebook | Instagram
  • Oklahoma City Indian Art Club, monthly potluck gatherings with presentations about Native American art | link

Podcasts

Artist Directories

  • Source Directory of Arts and Crafts Businesses | general link | Oklahoma listings
    Free listings for any member of a US tribe, published by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board
  • NativeAmerica.Travel, for Native American–owned destinations open to the public, including artist studios, website launched by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) | general link | add your destination
  • Choctaw Nation Art Registry | link | sign-up
  • Red Earth Art Directory | link

Calendars

Contact

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