Archive: Area of Interest: For Kids
Join us for all things pumpkin chomping and stomping at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s annual fall enrichment event, Chomp and Stomp. During this uniquely festive, family-friendly activity guests watch as the OKC Zoo’s animal family including young Sumatran tiger cubs, Luna and Bob, go wild for... Read More
Join us for a professional development opportunity for teachers (best suited for grades 6 –12) at the National Cowboy Museum in collaboration with the College of Education and Professional Studies, University of Central Oklahoma. This educator workshop focuses on the art and culture of the... Read More
Join in a celebration of the rich and varied cultures of North, South and Central America. Enjoy musical performances and dance from local cultural groups representing countries of origin from all over the Americas. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the presentation, then embark on self-exploration... Read More
This is your chance to play the popular board game Clue in real life! Join us in Prosperity Junction as we work to solve a crime. To win a prize you must answer three questions: Who done it? Where? With what weapon?
In addition to the game, we will decorate Halloween cupcakes and finish by... Read More
Mysteries and murder; art and adventure; rodeo and rebellion – the Dickinson Research Center (DRC) has it all. In this Curator Conversation, Kera Newby, Director of the DRC and Curator of Archives, presents a behind-the-scenes look at the archives and library of the Museum. Experience the... Read More
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.
After checking out Sombreros Texanas and the Bosses of the Plains, make your own cowboy hat to take... Read More
In partnership with the Cherokee Nation, the National Cowboy Museum presents a variety of activities related to 19th century Cherokee culture and lifestyle. Hands-on participation in Cherokee games; demonstrations in pottery making, basket weaving and finger weaving; and other activity... Read More
We have a treat for you… Haunt the Zoo tickets are on sale now! The Oklahoma City Zoo is thrilled to host the 39th annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween, Oklahoma’s largest and longest running Halloween season celebration! Presented by Oklahoma’s Own News9, Haunt the Zoo brings families... Read More
From 1991 – 1996, Wilson Hurley (1924 – 2008) devoted his life and artistic skill to creating five enormous triptychs that depict the grandeur of the American West landscape. Known collectively as the Windows to the West, these 15 canvases grace the walls of the National Cowboy Museum’s Sam... Read More
Meet up with friends on the third Tuesday of the month, April through September, within a safe community space at the Friess Family Playground. During these playdates, friendships will form, a community will develop and conversations will take place while children engage with each other and explore... Read More