Standing Bear Museum and Education Center

Ponca City, OK

Located in Ponca City, Oklahoma, the 8,500 SF Standing Bear Museum and Welcome Center features an interactive classroom, gift shop, offices and a multi-purpose room.  In addition, a 2,000 SF exhibit hall displays the Ponca Tribe’s permanent collection.  Kinslow, Keith & Todd designed the museum to be built with natural materials.  Its windows are sized and located to merge the outside landscaping into the interior spaces.  The museum sits on 63 acres overlooking the Arkansas River Valley and resides in the Standing Bear Native American Memorial Park.