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

Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos is a Mexican festival celebrated every year from October 31 – November 2 in commemoration of deceased friends and family members. Create a colorful sugar skull and enjoy other unique crafts to celebrate this holiday tradition. Contribute to a communal ofrenda and enjoy storytime at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Recurring Event Fall Break Activities

Foam Cowboy Hats

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. After checking out Sombreros Texanas and the Bosses of the Plains, make your own cowboy hat to take home.

Recurring Event Fall Break Activities

Animal Masks

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. Visit Art of the Northwest Coast and you will discover several masks. Many indigenous tribes created masks inspired by animals. You can make your own animal mask to take … Continued

Recurring Event Fall Break Activities

Beaded Pumpkins

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. Aahh, the pumpkin! That symbol of fall. Create your own pumpkin with beads and pipe cleaners.

Recurring Event Fall Break Activities

Landscape Triptychs

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. Looking Through the Windows to the West showcases artist Wilson Hurley’s methods of creating the Windows to the West triptychs for the Museum. Create your own triptych with landscape … Continued

Recurring Event Fall Break Activities

Fall Foam Friends

Drop by and participate in family friendly activities. Create a different make-and-take craft each day. Free for members or with Museum admission. Available while supplies last. Join us in celebrating the coming of the fall by making one of these adorable woodland creatures.

Late Night at the Museum: Cowboy Clue

This is your chance to play the popular board game Clue in real life! Join us in Prosperity Junction as we work to solve a crime. To win a prize you must answer three questions: Who done it? Where? With what weapon? In addition to the game, we will decorate Halloween cupcakes and finish by … Continued

Steampunk Festival

Come in your best Steampunk (or Halloween) get-up for the Museum’s fall celebration. Create your own Steampunk accessories and other crafts. Explore the Design-a-Robot maker space and create your own mini ‘bot out of everyday objects. Try your hand at fast draw target practice, look out for a penny-farthing and learn a dance or two. … Continued

Kids Take Over the Cowboy: Western Headwear

What is more iconic in the American West than what a cowboy wears on his head? Explore the new exhibition Sombreros Texanas and the Bosses of the Plains and then make your own personalized headwear. Enjoy storytime at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Homeschool Day

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: Visit Native American dwellingsView Western vistasExplore the playgroundLearn about ancient … Continued

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