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MGMoA shuts doors until April 7; cancels ArtsTrek

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

SHAWNEE – Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is temporarily closed to the public until at least April 7.

ArtsTrek is cancelled for 2020. If artists would like a refund, contact Amber at 405-878-5605.

Afterschool art classes have been put on hold.

“I believe that over the years, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art has been a leader in showing that art makes us learn about the world, helps heal and keep us healthy, while bringing families and friends together,” said Dane Pollei, Director of the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art.

“We are being cautious and will work to share the museum with you virtually during this closed time frame. The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is fortunate to have an incredibly talented staff and an amazing collection. We will be meeting, within a respectful physical and electronic distance to find ways to continue to serve you, our community.” he continued.

You can follow the museum on Facebook or Instagram to keep up to date with what is happening and see some fun glimpses into the collection.

The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is located on the OBU Green campus at 1900 W. MacArthur St. in Shawnee. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Visit for more information. For accommodations on the basis of disability or more information on this exhibit, call the museum at (405) 878-5300.