Archive: Event Venue: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Academy of Western Art: Sculpting Expressive Portraits

Prix de West artist Blair Buswell shares guidance on sculpting an expressive face that will improve not only your portrait sculpture, but also your figurative work. Learn to sculpt from the inside out by focusing on the skull and corresponding muscles. As the class progresses, you will work with... Read More

Sensory Playdate

Join us for sensory-friendly playtime at The Cowboy. Take a break from gallery adventuring and stop in to learn a dance geared toward all people with all abilities under the instruction of Aspiring Attitudes dance instructors! These playdates provide opportunities for families and kids to enjoy the... Read More

Sunday Spotlight: Board Games

One Sunday a month, guests 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. Hear from Johnie and Bob Terry as they share the stories behind their extensive board game... Read More

Western Heritage Awards

Honoring Significant Contributions to Western heritage April 14, 8:00 a.m. - April 15, 9:00 p.m. The Western Heritage Awards honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Western... Read More

Little Loksi

An Oklahoma Children’s Theatre world premiere! Little Loksi (Little Turtle) is having fun with his family when suddenly his world is turned upside down! Flipped onto his back with no way to roll over, Little Loksi finds he must rely on his friends and family to help him out. Little Loksi will... Read More


Presented in conjunction with the Playing Cowboy and You Have Died of Dysentery exhibitions, ARToons will continue the playful nature of the exhibitions on display throughout the Museum at the same time. Focusing on western cartoons and comics created by Dave Powell, Duane Bryers, Jolly Bill... Read More

62nd Annual Western Heritage Awards Kick-Off Party

Presented by Pendleton Whisky with a special performance from Dan Miller’s Cowboy Music Revue Music and Entertainment Presented by Cresap Family Foundation FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2023 Western attire 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Cocktails and live... Read More