Oscar Howe

The University Art Galleries houses the largest single collection of works by Oscar Howe, the internationally noted American Indian artist and former USD faculty member.


The Oscar Howe Gallery is located in Historic Old Main and 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 paperback and hardcover.

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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.