More Exhibit Areas
Devon Great Hall
On display in the Devon Great Hall is a replica of Wiley Post’s world-famous Winnie Mae airplane. The Winnie Mae was a seven-passenger Lockheed Vega. In 1931 Wiley Post flew the around the world in a record-setting eight days as pilot of the Winnie Mae.
Chesapeake Event Center and Gallery
The Chesapeake Event Center and Gallery features rotating exhibits and is a venue for many meetings and events. Visitors are encouraged to call in advance to make sure the room is open to the public on the day of your visit. Currently on display is the Oklahoma History Center’s photographic exhibit Born Dry: Prohibition in Oklahoma.
West Atrium Gallery
On permanent display in this area is the Oklahoma Family Tree. This sculpture was created by artist Robin Starke and depicts three redbud trees with gold and silver leaves. Each leaf of the Oklahoma Family Tree memorializes an Oklahoma family with the family surname, first name(s), and the town or county in which they lived. A brief family history is preserved in a touchscreen at the base of the tree and on the OHS website. Explore family histories online or find out about commemorating your family’s name on the tree.
The Oklahoma Family Tree is sponsored by the 1889ers Society, the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, and the Mabrey Family.
Vose Atrium Gallery
The Vose Atrium Gallery is another exhibit space used for rotating displays. Check back for information about upcoming exhibits.