Archive: Event Venue: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Give (and get) with a Gift Membership

GIVE THE GIFT OF AN EXPERIENCE Give the gift of art, history and Western culture this holiday season with a year-round membership to The Cowboy. Memberships start at only $50 and include free admission and exclusive access to discounts and exhibitions. Now through December 13, purchase... Read More

Winter Break Activities

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. December 19 - 31 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Read More

Holiday Wine-Down

Relax from the stresses of the holidays! Visit the Museum for a Holiday Wine-Down painting class under instruction from Wine & Palette. Inspired by the nocturnal paintings featured in the Museum galleries, create your own starry night desert landscape masterpiece. $45; $40 for Museum members.... Read More

Date with the Duke: Stagecoach (1939)

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach set to leave Tonto, New Mexico, find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. Stagecoach offers plenty of cowboys, Indians, shootouts and chases, aided by some remarkable stunt work and... Read More

Educators After Hours

Educators and a guest are invited to experience all that the National Cowboy Museum offers teachers and students! Museum education staff, curators and docents showcase available educational resources, preview student tours, introduce participants to the Dickinson Research Center and allow everyone... Read More

Curator Conversations: You Have Died of Dysentery

Join Associate Curator of History Nathan Jones for a playful telling of Western history through the games we play, starting with the Oregon Trail video game first released in the 1970s. Examine the fascinating worlds of board games, video games, toys and roleplaying and how they connect to the... Read More

Drop-In Drawing: Windows to the West – Wilson Hurley Triptychs

Explore your creative side in a fun and informal drawing session. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with other art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing. Can’t make it to Drop-In Drawing? Drop in anytime,... Read More

Sunday Spotlight: Al Jennings Cartridge Belt

On the second Sunday of the month, visitors learn the specifics behind a unique artifact from the Museum’s collection, thus opening a window to learning even more about a particular culture, individual or moment in time. Afterward, venture into the galleries and enjoy the current exhibitions at... Read More