At Gilcrease Museum, discover one of the country’s finest facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. Wander the extensive halls filled with displays of fine art and sculpture while becoming immersed in the cultural history of the American West and Native Americans.
The Gilcrease houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West, including an unparalleled collection of Native American art and material. The Museum's fine art collection covers the period from colonial days to the present and contains more than 13,000 drawings, paintings, prints and sculptures by 400 artists, including Albert Bierstadt Frederic Remington, Charles Russell and Thomas Moran.
The Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum houses a vast archival collection collected by Thomas Gilcrease and constituting one of the country’s most extensive collections of rare books, documents, maps, and unpublished material related to the history of American Indians and the American West.
Gilcrease Museum hosts a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions that spotlight the culture and art of the Americas. In addition, Gilcrease Museum also has beautifully themed gardens and walking trails developed on 23 of the museum's 460 acres, and The Restaurant at Gilcrease which serves a seasonal menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, plus a Sunday brunch.
The Gilcrease Museum also includes a museum gift store featuring color reproductions of Museum paintings, reproduction bronzes, art and history books, jewelry, pottery and works by local artisans.
Your time at the Gilcrease Museum is sure to be well-spent and educational as you absorb American history through the fine skills of American artists.