The focal point of the gallery's art collections is the work of Birger Sandzén. It houses the largest and most extensive collection of his paintings, prints, drawings and watercolors found anywhere in the world. Other artists represented in the collections are Henry Varnum Poor, Doel Reed, Carl Milles, Marsden Hartley, B.J.O. Nordfelt, John Bashor, Lester Raymer, Raymond Jonson, and John Stuart Curry. The gallery also has an impressive collection of prints, ranging from European to American regionalist printmakers, and a variety of art from Asia.
The Gallery presents exhibits of work by local and regional as well as nationally recognized artists, music programs, receptions, and docent tours for groups.