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Curator Galleries/Collec

University of Central Oklahoma () - CFAD Galleries & Museums , Box 180


Keri Smith is the curator of galleries and collections at the Melton Gallery on the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond, Oklahoma. She holds an A.A. in art from Northern Oklahoma College and a B.A. in art history from Arizona State University. Her interest in exhibitions began when she worked as a skeleton articulator for the Museum of Osteology/Skulls Unlimited International in 2014. Since then, she has worked with a broad range of museum collections, from osteological specimens to fine art. She has held roles at almost every level of exhibition planning, from preparator to exhibitions manager and curator. Smith looks forward to engaging students and visitors to the Melton Gallery through exhibitions, programming and events that foster connections with each other and the broader arts community in Oklahoma and beyond.


  • Museum of Osteology/Skulls Unlimited International
  • Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
  • Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
  • Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

Education and Certifications

  • B.A. of Art History, Herberger Institute of Art and Design, Arizona State University
  • A.A. in Art, Northern Oklahoma College

Office Hours

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday–Thursday, by appointment

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