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.Make Mabee-Gerrer Museum a part of your Shawnee vacation plans using our Shawnee trip itinerary maker site .
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.
Mabee-Gerrer Museum Reviews
Mummies , Chinese, Japanese , great art and Native Indian exhibits Free this month and August. Very nice more »
We came to see the mummies, but got to see a lot of interesting objects. The treasure hunt got the kids involved, and they seemed to enjoy looking for the clue items. The collection is diverse, painti... more »
Awesome Place! Went there to help set up my mom's exhibit and was blown away by the art.
Great museum it is a hidden gem in Shawnee people need to visit and see the beautiful artwork and artifacts.
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