Plains Indians & Pioneers Museum
The mission of the Plains Indians and Pioneers Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of northwest Oklahoma for 50 miles surrounding Woodward, Oklahoma, and to educate the public about the past and its importance to the present and the future.
In order to fulfill its mission, the museum will:
Serve as a permanent repository for such artifacts, written and oral records, photographs, and historical items, which interpret and depict northwest Oklahoma history.
Adequately store, care for, and preserve said items for the future.
Develop and maintain Board and staff expertise required to identify significant aspects of northwest Oklahoma history as well as interpret these aspects to the public.
Maintain adequately trained staff to collect, care for, study, and exhibit items within the permanent collections.
Interpret northwest Oklahoma history to the public through semi-permanent and temporary exhibits utilizing items within the permanent collections.
Serve as an educational institution for both children and adults through the use of in-house and outreach public programming and school-associated functions and projects.
Serve as a resource/research center on northwest Oklahoma history.
Promote scholarly research and writing on and about northwest Oklahoma.
Play an ongoing role in the identification and preservation of significant buildings and sites in the northwest Oklahoma area.
Your donations help:
Donations will be used to promote local and regional talent in monthly shows that we display in our art gallery.
There are many ways you can get involved.
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