Gallery of Native American artifacts

Oak Native American Gallery

Permanent Exhibit


The Oak Native American Gallery is the exhibitive home of the Oak Native American Ethnographic Collection. The collection is on permanent loan from Jim and Vanita Oelschlager and includes Native American tools, blankets, baskets, ceremonial objects, Edward Curtis books and prints, Western bronzes, and a mixture of popular culture materials. The current exhibit in the Oak Native American Gallery promotes learning and a wider understanding of Native American culture while helping to dispel stereotypes and outdated symbolism.

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Please note that the Oak Native American Gallery is temporarily closed for updates to the current exhibit. Stay tuned for reopening information! The Metzger Galleries and Postcard Collection will remain open to the public during this time.

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