“Egyptian Mummies and European Art”
The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is an incredible art museum in an unexpected place. When you visit, be ready to see ancient egyptian mummies, paintings by top european artists including Raphael, Tintoretto and Bouguereau. Also a wonderful holding of American Landscapes and superb Native American art. Founded in 1919, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is one of the oldest museums in the state of Oklahoma. Father Gregory Gerrer, for whom the museum is named, was a Benedictine monk of considerable artistic talent. During Father Gerrer's travels to Europe, Africa and South America, he collected objects of artistic and ethnological value. The museum's permanent collections include Egyptian, Greek and Roman objects; art from the Renaissance through the early 20th century; and large holdings of Native American African/Oceanic and Eastern cultural artifacts. In addition, the museum offers exciting special exhibitions throughout the year.
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Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art
- Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sun: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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