The Mid-America All-Indian Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Native American heritage, culture and traditions.
Native Wichita artist Blackbear Bosin’s famous 44-foot sculpture “Keeper of the Plains” stands at the confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers on land where the Wichita tribe camped a hundred years ago.
It is a frequent site for Indian pow-wows. The permanent collection including artifacts and paintings of Native American cultures throughout North America gives insight to the history responsible for the survival, diversity and unique achievements of the Native Americans.
The museum’s collection includes the largest publicly displayed body of artwork by Blackbear Bosin, the late Kiowa-Comanche sculptor and painter. Other notable pieces in the collection include beadwork, pipe bags, jewelry, pottery, and baskets. The museum has a large collection of Alaska Native artwork from the mid-20th century, as well as flags from over 70 American Indian tribes displayed in the Gallery of Nations event space.
Hours: Mon – Sat., 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm
650 N. Seneca, (316) 262-5221
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