The Bison as Popular Icon – Brown Bag Lunch Series
February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater
Nathan Jones, Associate Curator of Cowboy Culture, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, discusses the impact of the bison as a popular icon. Tracing a story that spans millennia using artifacts and other documentary sources, Jones tells the story of an animal that has been a central symbol to Western identity. From cave paintings to currency, see how both the bison’s presence and absence has shaped our cultures. Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum Grill. Reservations are not required. Free admission to the Board Room and Theater.
This program is made possible with support from the Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation.