Archive: Area of Interest: Museum


We know you’re counting down the days until winter break and we know just the place to send your young scientists! This December, we’re exploring the fairy tales, what makes things go and cracking into the science of eggs. Winter break camps will be held... Read More

Read the West Book Club: When Outlaws Wore Badges

At times, the black-hatted “villains” and white-hatted “good guys” of the Old West were one and the same. Often it was difficult, if not impossible, to distinguish who was who. Sheriff Wyatt Earp stole horses and ran brothels. Justice Hoodoo Brown and Deputy JJ Webb ruled Las Vegas as... Read More

Fall Oklahoma Heritage Concert

Celebrate Oklahoma Statehood Day and learn Oklahoma history through a performance by Rodeo Opry. Free admission to celebration and Museum for students and chaperones (1 per 7 students). Suitable for older elementary through high school. Admission is free for students and chaperones (one per seven... Read More

Drop-In Drawing: Art of the Northwest Coast Bowl Still Life

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: Traditional Seminole Outfit

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

Rodeo Hall of Fame Weekend

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

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

Steampunk Festival

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

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