Archive: Area of Interest: Museum

Brown Bag: Brummett Echohawk: Pawnee Thunderbird and Artist

Born into the Pawnee Nation in 1922, Brummett Echohawk was strongly influenced by his tribal heritage and family traditions. He served honorably in WWII, developed his gift as an artist in a variety of fields and successfully pursued acting, writing and public speaking. Echohawk’s diverse... Read More

Brown Bag: Brummett Echohawk: Art and War

Brummett Echohawk’s World War II drawings capture scenes from the battlefield as well as portraits. Despite no formal artistic training, his talent is immediately recognized when viewing these engaging works of art. Denise Neil, Ph.D. will lead this presentation on the artistic quality of the... Read More

PBR Heroes and Legends

Join us for the 2023 Heroes & Legends Celebration hosted by National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Saturday, September 9, 2023! The PBR Heroes & Legends Celebration honors a recipient of five prestigious awards each year at the PBR World Finals. The Ring of Honor, the Sharon... Read More

Brown Bag: Why We Fight: Art in Peace and War

In an effort to document his Pawnee warrior’s story, Brummett Echohawk sketched both the brutality of combat and the common humanity of soldiers. Echohawk formed part of a massive Allied force that unleashed devastating destruction on the enemies of freedom, but from Echohawk to Eisenhower, from... Read More