Art of the American West and Indigenous Arts

The Art of the American West and Indigenous Arts collections consist of historic and contemporary works of art which focus on varying creative explorations of artists from or inspired by the American West. It includes a wide array of artistic traditions and innovations spanning across the Southwest, Plains and Rocky Mountain regions.

The Frank and Jean Hamilton Gallery, the Jeanette and Bernard Schmidt Gallery, and entry of the John K. Goodman Pavilion display artistic representations mostly from the past 200 years through today in an assortment of paintings, sculpture, works on paper, textiles, ceramics and other media.

Represented artists include: Henry C. Balink, Oscar E. Berninghaus, Maynard Dixon, Marlowe Katoney, Maria Poveka Martinez, Nampeyo, Ed Mell, Howard Post, Charles Marion Russell, Fritz Scholder, Roseta Santiago, Joseph Henry Sharp, Olaf Wieghorst and Bobb Vann.

Search our Collection online using terms such as “West” and “Native.”

Maynard Dixon, Home of Tucson, 1945, oil on cavnas board. From the Tucson Museum of Art Collection. Gift of Drs. Mark and Kathleen Sublette. 2008.32.1.

Interested in Donating Art? The Tucson Museum of Art welcomes mission relevant donations.