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The Bison as American Icon

February 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am - March 28, 2019 @ 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 21, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater

Few animals conjure the power and symbolic presence of the North American bison. Wild and fundamental, the bison is a familiar part of our shared heritage. Explore the National Cowboy Museum’s newest exhibition through lively lectures, exhibition tours, a reading and discussion program, and an award-winning documentary film. Register at: education.okstate.edu/olli, or call (405) 744-5868.

 

 

February 21

Lecture: The American Bison: Past, Present, and Future

James H. Shaw, Ph.D., Emeritus Faculty, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University.

 

February 28
Lecture: Bison: A Curator’s Perspective

Eric Singleton, Ph.D., Curator of Ethnology, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

 

March 7
Film Screening and Discussion: Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison

 

March 14

Lecture: Ecology and the American West

Katrina Lacher, Ph.D., Environmental Historian, University of Central Oklahoma

Reading and Discussion Segment: American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon

by Steven Rinella (2005). The book can be purchased in The Museum Store.

 

March 21
Lecture: Buffalo Wars

Michael R. Grauer, McCasland Curator of Cowboy Culture, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

 

March 28
Q & A: The National Buffalo Foundation

Cecil Miskin, President of the National Buffalo Foundation and Dick Gehring, National Bison Association

 

Details

Start:
February 21, 2019 @ 9:30 am
End:
March 28, 2019 @ 11:30 am
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Venue

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 United States
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Phone:
405-478-2205
Website:
nationalcowboymuseum.org