Archive: Area of Interest: Museum
Join Museum Curator Michael Grauer in examining the development of what is known today as a “cowboy hat” using the Museum’s permanent collection. Beginning with wide-brimmed leather hats (vaqueteadas), the exhibition will explore the evolution of the cowboy hat from woven sombreros, to... Read More
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum strives to preserve and interpret the evolving history and cultures of the American West for education and enrichment of its diverse audiences. The Museum, with its Rodeo Hall of Fame, is a leading destination for rodeo and Western culture... Read More
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. Refreshments and beautiful works of art make for a... Read More
Come in your best Steampunk (or Halloween) get-up for the Museum’s fall celebration. Create your own Steampunk accessories and other crafts. Explore the Design-a-Robot maker space and create your own mini ‘bot out of everyday objects. Try your hand at fast draw target practice, look out for a... 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
In recent years, as consumers increasingly demand to connect with the people and places that produce their food, the concept of terroir—the taste of place—has become more and more prominent. Divided Spirits author Sarah Bowen shows how the institutions that are supposed to guard “the legacy... 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