Oscar Howe

The University Art Galleries has been directly involved in the development and exhibition of the Oscar Howe Collection, the largest single collection of works by Dr. Howe, the internationally-noted American Indian artist who served on the USD faculty for 25 years. The Howe Collection is housed in a self-contained gallery in Historic Old Main.

Gallery Hours

  • The Oscar Howe Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., except on national holidays. Weekend visits and out-of-hours tours may be arranged with prior notification.

A selection of Oscar Howe's paintings has been reproduced as giclee prints and available for sale. Oscar Howe, Artist (2nd Edition) is available for sale in both paperback and hardcover.

The University Art Galleries operates the Oscar Howe Memorial Association, which promotes research and educational projects in Native American art. The Oscar Howe Memorial Association sponsors the Oscar Howe Summer Art Institute, the Oscar Howe Archive Project, the Oscar Howe Memorial Lecture and the Robert Penn Northern Plains Contemporary Indian Art Collection.

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Some of Oscar Howe's prints are available for purchase.
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Oscar Howe, Artist (2nd Edition) is available.