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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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Drop-In Drawing: First Abraham Lincoln

On the second Sunday of the month, 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, pick up sketching materials or bring your own, and go on a solo drawing adventure! Free for Museum members or with Museum admission.

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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 the playground. Enjoy refreshments for both adults and littles. Kids also can take part in a craft activity, while supplies last. Free for members or with Museum admission.

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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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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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Read the West Book Club: Rise of Wolf 8

Yellowstone National Park was once home to an abundance of wild wolves — but park rangers killed the last of their kind in the 1920s. Decades later, the rangers brought them back, with the first wolves arriving from Canada in 1995. This is the incredible true story of one of those wolves. Wolf 8 struggles at first — an unusually young alpha male, barely a teenager in human years, Wolf 8 rises to the occasion, hunting skillfully and even defending...

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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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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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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Tequila!

Join National Cowboy Museum Curator Nathan Jones in exploring the landscape, culture, and traditions that gave birth to tequila, the West’s homegrown spirit. The talk will feature the photographs of Joel Salcido that feature in Aliento a Tequila, including images from the original distilleries that founded the industry, as well as several artisanal tequileras committed to the ancestral ways of tequila-making, from harvest to bottle. Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum Grill. Reservations are not required. Free...

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Kids Take Over the Cowboy – Tall Tales with Literati

The American West has always been a place full of tall tales and folklore. Come learn about heroes and legends and even get the chance to create your own! A free coloring book by local artists from Literati Press will teach you about Pecos Bill, Annie Oakley, John Henry, Poker Chip the horse and more. It will also lead you on a scavenger hunt around the grounds of The Cowboy in which you'll see the sights, practice roping and grind...

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