Through their outstanding individual works in film, television and stage works, inductees into the Hall of Great Western Performers have kept the American West in the public’s collective eye, thus perpetuating its legacy and enduring mythology. For Nomination Form click here.
Criteria for Individuals selected for Induction into the Hall of Great Western Performers
Criteria of individuals will be selected following careful evaluation of the following:
1. Significant contributions by a performer, living or deceased, to the
perpetuation of Western entertainment media.
2. Outstanding career achievement, including but not limited to performances in
3. Nominee projects the traditional Western ideals of honesty, integrity and self-
sufficiency in career endeavors over a lifetime.
4. The Board of Directors of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
may consider an outstanding ensemble production to receive a Special Directors’ Award.