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

Professional Development: Art and Culture of the Northwest Coast

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

Todos Somos Americanos. We Are All Americans.

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

Late Night at the Museum: Cowboy Clue

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

Fall Break Activities New Activities Each Day

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

Cherokee Cultural Celebration

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

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Looking Through the Windows to the West

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

Perked Up Playdate

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