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March 2020

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Educators After Hours: Andy Warhol’s West

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Socialize after hours during a free K – 12 professional development session at the National Cowboy Museum. Seth Hopkins, executive director of the Booth Western Art Museum and curator of Warhol in the West, leads educators on a tour of the exhibit, featuring Warhol’s Cowboys and Indians portfolio, the last major project before his death. It includes images of 14 iconic Western subjects such as Custer, Geronimo and John Wayne.  Participants will: Explore Warhol and the West with exhibit curator…

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Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Picturing the Past

Photographer Dorothea Lange captured images of Americans, including many Oklahomans, as they struggled through the Great Depression. Listen to stories about her life and work at 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m., create Depression-era toys including a rag doll and mini soapbox car, partake in a derby down the Museum hallway and sample food. Wrap up with a showing of Kit Kitteridge: An American Girl. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last.

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Read the West Book Club: Drawing Fire: A Pawnee, Artist and Thunderbird in World War II

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Woven with Pawnee legend and language and quickened with wry Native wit, Drawing Fire traces the service of recognized Pawnee Indian and artist Brummett Echohawk as he and his unit of Depression-era cowboys, farmers and more than 1,000 American Indians fight their way through key battles at Sicily, Salerno and Anzio during World War II. Read the West Book Club meets in January, February and March; attend one or all three. Books available for purchase in The Museum Store (15%…

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Drop-In Drawing: Leaders Downfall

On the second Sunday of the month, explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing and learning with other artists. Free for Museum members or with Museum admission.

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Lange: Artist or Activist?

With hardship and suffering as consistent areas of focus throughout her career, Dorothea Lange created arresting portraits with the aim of sparking reform.Join Kimberly Roblin, Director of the Dickinson Research Center and Curator of Archives, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, as she explores the new exhibition, Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing, organized by the Oakland Museum of California. Museum of California, tomorrow, March 12 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum…

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March Special Programming Update

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Out of an abundance of caution, the Museum has decided to cancel our special programming for the month of March. All other events and activities for the year are currently set to continue as scheduled. The Museum is open for regular business hours, and extra precautions are being taken to maintain a healthy environment for our visitors, volunteers and staff. Learn more here

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June 2020

Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Western Landscape Art

Welcome back to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum! Join us for our first post-quarantine Kids Take Over the Cowboy with extended activity hours. We’re rolling out everything we didn’t get to share while safely sheltering-in-place. Be among the first to explore Liichokoshkomo’, the Museum’s brand new outdoor playscape. Determine what to pack in your covered wagon, explore Native American dwellings, and figure out how frequently the geyser erupts! ARTSPACE at Untitled artists will be onsite to help you create a screen print inspired by Warhol and the West, on exhibit through July 5. Local artist Courtney Abbott will show how to grab a paintbrush and create your own Western landscape masterpiece just like the ones you’ll find throughout…

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Tim Meet and Greet

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It's Tim Time! Are you ready to meet Tim? This Saturday, June 13 from 10:00am - 12:00 p.m. is your chance! It wasn't long after Tim, our Director of Security and Operations Services, took over social media duties that he became a world-wide phenomenon. You've probably seen him in the Wall Street Journal or on CBS Sunday Morning or on NPR or in The Oklahoman or on ...you get it. He's everywhere these days. But on Saturday he's here and…

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Drop-In Drawing

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On the second Sunday of the month, explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens. Borrow drawing materials from the Visitor Services desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own! Gather with art lovers to enjoy an afternoon of drawing and learning with other artists. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

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July 2020

Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Independence Day at Prosperity Junction

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Celebrate Independence Day in Prosperity Junction, the Museum’s Western frontier town. With a cake walk, storytime and a variety of other activities, there is something for all ages. Free for members or with Museum admission. All activities available while supplies last.

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