Archive: Area of Interest: Museum

Drop-In Drawing: En Casa del Agave (Place of the Agave)

Explore your creative side in a fun and informal drawing session. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with other art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing. Can’t make it to Drop-In Drawing? Drop in anytime,... Read More

Sunday Spotlight: Col. Zack Mulhall Stock Saddle

On the second Sunday of the month, visitors learn the specifics behind a unique artifact from the Museum’s collection, thus opening a window to learning even more about a particular culture, individual or moment in time. Afterward, venture into the galleries and enjoy the current exhibitions at... 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

Traditional Cowboy Arts Workshop: Engraving and Design

In conjunction with the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA), this workshop will focus on aspects of design, layout and engraving and inlay techniques. Learn from experts in the field to create the decorative elements that go into creating beautiful and functional art. Instructors: Bit and... 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

Read the West Book Club: Empire of Shadows

In a radical reinterpretation of the 19th century West, George Black casts Yellowstone’s creation as the culmination of three interwoven strands of history — the passion for exploration, the violence of the Indian Wars and the “civilizing” of the frontier. It charts a course through the... Read More

Square Market Basket Workshop

This large square market basket has a filled bottom and tall handle. Perfect for all your carrying needs! Led by BasketWeavers Guild of Oklahoma. Dimensions: 10 inches x 10 inches x 9 inches high; 16 inches high at handle. All supplies included; lunch not provided. $55; $45 for Museum members.... Read More

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Sombreros

Every cowboy hat tells a story. Not only stories of the wearer(s), but also where the hat was worn and used. Join McCasland Chair of Cowboy Culture and Curator of Cowboy Collections and Western Art, “Cowboy Mike” Grauer, and learn more about the wearers and the worn, drawn from the National... Read More