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The Museum will be closed December 9 for a private event.

Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Holidays at the Museum

Celebrate the season with Santa and visit Prosperity Junction, the Museum’s circa-1900 frontier town decorated for the holidays. Find Howe and Dee the Cowboy Elves to earn your own special prize!• Get photos with Santa and drop off your wish lists Get photos with Santa and drop off your wish listsCraft Western-inspired ornaments, pinecone birdfeeders, … Continued

Recurring Event Signature Tour

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 … Continued

Recurring Event Signature Tour

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 … Continued

Recurring Event Signature Tour

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 … Continued

Recurring Event Sunday Spotlight

Sunday Spotlight: Al Jennings Cartridge Belt

On the second Sunday of the month, visitors learn the specifics behind a unique artifact from the Museum’s collection, thus opening a window to learning even more about a particular culture, individual or moment in time. Afterward, venture into the galleries and enjoy the current exhibitions at your own pace. Free for members or with … Continued

Recurring Event Signature Tour

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 … Continued

Drop-In Drawing: Windows to the West – Wilson Hurley Triptychs

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 … Continued

Curator Conversations: You Have Died of Dysentery

Join Associate Curator of History Nathan Jones for a playful telling of Western history through the games we play, starting with the Oregon Trail video game first released in the 1970s. Examine the fascinating worlds of board games, video games, toys and roleplaying and how they connect to the history they explore. Registration requested.

Educators After Hours

Educators and a guest are invited to experience all that the National Cowboy Museum offers teachers and students! Museum education staff, curators and docents showcase available educational resources, preview student tours, introduce participants to the Dickinson Research Center and allow everyone the opportunity to create their own take home craft! Guests are also invited to … Continued

Date with the Duke: Stagecoach (1939)

A group of people traveling on a stagecoach set to leave Tonto, New Mexico, find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. Stagecoach offers plenty of cowboys, Indians, shootouts and chases, aided by some remarkable stunt work and majestic photography of Ford's beloved Monument Valley. … Continued

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