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Kids Take Over The Cowboy: Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos is a Mexican festival celebrated every year from October 31 – November 2 in commemoration of deceased friends and family members. Create a colorful sugar skull and enjoy other unique crafts to celebrate this holiday tradition. Contribute to a communal ofrenda and enjoy storytime at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Kids Take Over The Cowboy is presented monthly by OG&E.

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Community Ofrenda

In celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the National Cowboy Museum invites visitors to contribute to a community ofrenda. An ofrenda is prepared to remember and honor the memory of ancestors. It typically consists of items or photographs that will identify the person to whom it is dedicated along with staples of celebration such as calaveras, papel picados and marigolds. Visitors are invited to bring copies of photographs of loved ones for the ofrenda (please no food or plant items)....

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TCAA Panel Discussion

Moderated by Museum Board Member and TCAA Committee Chair Mike Nicola, hear from multiple TCAA artists about how they became involved in their disciplines and what they’re doing to help keep these important artistic traditions alive.

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TCAA Artists Demonstrations

Featuring Jay Adcock (rawhide braiding), Wilson Capron (bit & spur making), Scott Hardy (silversmithing) and Troy West (saddlemaking). Demonstrations will include live forging on Western States Plaza, silversmithing design, leather carving and rawhide braiding.

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Signature Tour

From Albert Bierstadt’s glowing landscape Emigrants Crossing the Plains to pieces by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell, see some of the finest Western art in the country. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the working cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that have shaped...

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Recurring

Signature Tour

From Albert Bierstadt’s glowing landscape Emigrants Crossing the Plains to pieces by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell, see some of the finest Western art in the country. View ethnographic material from Native Americans and mountain men and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the working cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that have shaped...

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Wild Weather Camp with News 9

Team to learn about the different types of severe weather in our state and how to be safe when storms roll through. Museum galleries are open for self-directed tours. Suitable for Grades K – 8. Admission is free for students and chaperones (one per seven students). Ask about a bus travel reimbursement. Space provided to eat lunch. Registration is closed for questions email education@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

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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 stations that introduce children to period toys, the Cherokee language and Cherokee lore will all be featured. Museum galleries are open for self-directed tours. Students are encouraged to visit all stations and earn a prize for their participation. Suitable for...

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