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Mission and Board

Peter Jeminson, Seneca Caddo Crow Bag, 1986. Photo Carrie Haley.


The Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts is dedicated to increasing public awareness, education, and appreciation of indigenous art through its programs, exhibitions, and individual study. The Coe emphasizes hands-on experience, learning through actively engaging art—the collection you can touch. The Coe's collection represents worldwide indigenous cultures, with its core encompassing the span of historic to contemporary North American Native works.

Board of Trustees

Rachel de W. Wixom, President, CEO
Kenneth Bateman, Secretary
Ben Allison
John A. Berkenfeld
Teri Greeves
Kenneth Johnson
Gerald G. Stiebel