Archive: Area of Interest: History


Connect with wildlife and wild places while traveling the world with the OKC Zoo’s Conservation Travel Program. Visit the Zoo’s Education Center Auditorium on Thursday, February 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Conservation Travel Night to learn about upcoming international trips. The Oklahoma City Zoo,... Read More

Small Works, Great Wonders

Small Works, Great Wonders® features a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculpture at affordable prices. Enjoy cocktails with more than 100 of the nation’s finest artists, including many from the prestigious Prix de West. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music paired... Read More

Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend

November 10 - November 11 The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and the Rodeo Historical Society host the annual Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend celebrating rodeo legends’ induction into the Rodeo Hall of Fame as well as the Ben Johnson Memorial Award and Tad Lucas Memorial Award... Read More

Heritage Table: National Native American Heritage Month

November 1 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm Take a break from exploring Museum galleries and learn about Jackson Sundown – a famed saddle bronc rider whose name went down in history. Known as the first Native American to win a major rodeo championship, this Nez Perce cowboy inspires The... Read More

Heritage Table: Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 @ 10:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, explore Museum galleries and learn about the very first cowboys: vaqueros! Adventure through the Museum to look and find tools that are used by vaqueros. Stop by the Museum’s Heritage Table to... Read More