In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, explore Museum galleries and learn about the very first cowboys: vaqueros! Adventure through the Museum to look and find tools that are used by vaqueros. Stop by the Museum’s Heritage Table to create an important vaquero tool of your own — a pair of espuelas (spurs)!
In conjunction with the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA), this workshop will focus on creating figures from silver. Learn the ins and outs of creating 2 – 3 inch detailed figures to adorn your larger pieces or stand alone. Students will follow the process of drawing and design to fabrication. Instructor: Beau Compton has worked with … Continued
Join Lindsay Linton Buk, artist of Women in Wyoming: Portraits and Interviews of Women Who Shape the West, for a conversation about her journey and vision to create her project, lessons learned from her 3 plus years on production and pathways forward for women in the West. Buk inspires and motivates others on a large-scale … Continued
Weather is such a huge part of life in Oklahoma and we want your kids to know how to be safe when storms roll through. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Chief Meteorologist David Payne and the News 9 Weather Team to learn about the different types of severe weather in our state and what … Continued
Come in your best Western or Halloween get-up for the Museum’s fall celebration. Create your own HalloWest crafts and get your face painted! Explore the maker space and let your imagination run wild with everyday materials. Try your hand at fast-draw target practice and learn a Western dance or two. Meet Chester Scissortail, the Museum’s … Continued
Enjoy an exciting day of learning and exploring! See galleries filled with Western art and artifacts. Explore Liichokoshkomo’, an outdoor interactive, multi-cultural education space that introduces the American West through science, technology, engineering, arts, math and citizenship in an immersive hands-on, minds-on environment. Students can: Be sure to visit our temporary exhibitions Black Cowboys: An American … Continued
Take a break from exploring Museum galleries and learn about Jackson Sundown – a famed saddle bronc rider whose name went down in history. Known as the first Native American to win a major rodeo championship, this Nez Perce cowboy inspires The Cowboy’s logo. Stop by the Heritage Table to learn more about Jackson Sundown’s … Continued
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. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music paired with beautiful works of art make for a truly special evening.