Gallery and Collection

jerry thomas gallery building


Named the #1 Art Gallery in Kansas

Prepare yourself to be taken on a journey into the history, wildlife, and beauty of the old west in the Jerry Thomas Art Gallery and Collection. The beautiful gallery building, designed with Southwest architectural accents, is a spacious 5,000 sq ft state of the art facility adjoining the El Quartelejo Museum in Scott City, Kansas.

The Jerry Thomas Gallery and Collection is a destination point for wildlife and western art and heritage enthusiasts as well as those who enjoy this unique venue where history is told through art and artifacts.

Jerry’s stunningly life like depictions of the historical American West have garnered him wide acclaim with his incredible attention to detail and passion for accuracy.

Jerry’s artwork is collected and displayed worldwide and has been featured on many book covers, magazine articles, television and radio documentaries, and talk shows. He has worked to preserve valuable national landmarks and historic sites through his artwork as well. 

Jerry has several bronze sculptures to his name to date including “Tradition” at Darner Field in Scott City, “Ace of Scouts” at Fort Wallace, and “Legacy” the statue honoring Scott City’s Town Founder, Maria DeGeer.

The gallery displays and exhibits his incredible original artwork and world class rare historical artifact collection. The collection showcases guns, weapons, uniforms, memorabilia, and artifacts from the Plains Indian Era, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Civil War, Custer, 7th Cavalry, Cowboy Trails, the last Indian battle in Kansas known as the Battle of Punished Woman’s Fork, and items from WWII.

 Wildlife and Warriors


Where Art and History Tell a Story


Donations to the Jerry Thomas Gallery and Collection may be made through the Scott Community Foundation.

Scott Community Foundation, 303 Court Street, Scott City, Kansas 67871 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jerry Thomas is a 1977 Scott Community High School graduate and the son of Clyde and Velda Thomas.



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