Archive: Area of Interest: For Kids

Kids Take Over The Cowboy: Western Wears

Explore the world of Wild West fashion! Find modern examples of classic Western style in the Western Wares exhibition. Discover all the bling and embellishments used on cowboy hats, trousers, blouses and even dentures! Compare and contrast how much fashion has changed since the early days of the... Read More

Cherokee Beadwork

In conjunction with the exhibition Western Wares, discover the diverse ways people adorn personal items. Learn the two-needle applique style of beadwork used by Southeastern tribes during the flourishing period of historic beadwork in the 18th century. Students will bead an iconic design popular... Read More

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Tattooing: Religion, Reality and Regret

Tattooing is a custom dating back thousands of years in North America. Traditionally, women and men used them to visually express tribal affiliation and war honors, as well as connections to divine beings, maturity rites and social and religious affiliation. These expressions of identity continued... Read More

Curator Conversation: Western Wares

From rhinestones and pearl snaps to cattle horns on the grill of a car, people recognize and associate specific design elements with the West. Join curators Samantha Schafer and Nathan Jones for an overview presentation of the new exhibition Western Wares. This seated presentation will be followed... Read More

Express Mail

When artists put pen to paper, the result is not always art – sometimes it is friendship, advice, inspiration, or congratulations. The written communications artists send and receive show their expression in ways their art cannot. Letters, holiday cards, and postcards show personal bonds forged... Read More

Honeymoon Rock Fest 2022

Tickets go on sale! Honeymoon Rock Fest is a 3 day music festival on March 18-20. The festival will be held at Remington Park Field in Oklahoma City. The fest combines love and music, as couples have an opportunity to get married by musicians. The lineup is listed below March 18th Puddle of... Read More

Quarter Horse Season Opener

Live horse racing returns soon to Remington Park with the 2022 American Quarter Horse, Paint and Appaloosa Season. The live racing begins Thursday, March 3 and runs through Saturday, May 28 on a Thursday-Sunday schedule. The first live racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be 6pm while... Read More

Western Wares

People have always found inspiration in the West when creating objects to decorate their lives. Through clothing, furniture, tableware and more, Western Wares shows how designs with roots on the range came to occupy fashion runways. Take a stroll through Western style and ideas and see how they fit! Read More