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Cartoons & Comics: The Early Art of Tom Ryan

July 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Cartoon. Tom Ryan, circa 1945, drawing. Tom Ryan Collection. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 2002.032.6 Acclaimed Western artist, Tom Ryan (1922 – 2011) spoke often in his later years about those who inspired him: N.C. Wyeth, Howard Pyle, Frank Reilly, even Rembrandt. But a composition book and a handful of sketches from the Museum’s Dickinson Research Center reveal another influence — cartoons and comic strips. Dating from 1936 – 1945, the small drawings provide a snapshot of…

Life and Legacy: The Art of Jerome Tiger

August 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The Coming Weather. Jerome Tiger (Muscogee/Seminole), 1967. The Arthur and Shifra Silberman Collection, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 1996.27.1013. August 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of celebrated Oklahoma artist Jerome Tiger’s passing (1941 – 1967). In only five years, Tiger produced a wealth of artworks and won numerous awards throughout the country. Today, his pieces are housed in museums across the nation, and Tiger is recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists. To honor the anniversary, this…

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

January 6 @ 1:00 pm - February 25 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

From Remington and Russell to Native American works, see some of the finest Western art in the country during this docent-facilitated Museum tour. 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 cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that have shaped the West – but…

Unlocking the Vault: Mysteries and Marvels of the Museum

February 9 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm

Museums typically exhibit only a very small percentage of their collections. In the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's vast holdings, there are pieces that, for one reason or another, are rarely on view. This exhibition presents a variety of items that have seldom been “out of the vault,” and gives the visitor a unique look at why, what, and how museums collect. This exhibition is organized by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

Do You See What I See? Painted Conversations by Theodore Waddell

February 9 @ 10:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm

Lynn’s Narcissus. Theodore Waddell, 1997, oil and encaustic on canvas, 72 x 72 in. Much of what the Museum’s visitors have come to see and expect in experiencing art is largely influenced by the contemporary artists who paint and sculpt the American West in what is considered an expression of “realism.” This exhibition will redirect the visitor’s attention to the importance of what you do not see rather than what you do see on the canvas, and the opportunity to…

Unlocking the West [OLLI-OSU morning class]

February 22 @ 10:30 am - March 29 @ 12:30 pm

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Glenn D. Shirley Western Americana Collection is a treasure trove of documents, photographs, movie memorabilia, books, and magazines. This series provides an overview about this fascinating collection in storage and online and showcases the art of paperback book covers for western tales of cowboys, villains, duels, and danger. Participate in facilitated discussions of one of the novels, and see its transformation from the page to the silver screen. Read and discuss one of…

Lewis & Clark Revisited [OLLI-OSU afternoon class]

February 22 @ 1:30 pm - March 29 @ 3:30 pm

Instructor: Western historian and educator Luann Sewell Waters.   The journey made by the Corps of Discovery, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, is looked upon as the opening of the American West. Explore the journey through journal entries, works of art, historical photos, and more. This class, held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, reviews the trip’s many discoveries and impacts, and tells what became of the corps members and the people they met following the…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

March 3 - March 4
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Saturdays for Kids: Parfleche Bags

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Many Plains Indian tribes were nomadic – traveling the Great Plains on horseback and on foot. A common item used for packing was the parfleche bag. Made from rawhide, these durable storage bags protected a variety of items. Create your own parfleche bag and then use a special Gallery Hunt & Find to locate different bags from Plains Indians. Available while supplies last. Free for children and accompanying adults. For more information, email education@nationalcowboymusuem.org.

Spring Sampler Tour

March 3 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Be sure to leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from March 3 – March 31. Free to Museum members or…

Brown Bag Lunch Series: “Over My Dead Body!”: Native Americans, Borders, and the Transnational North American West

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

When the Tohono O’odham Nation’s vice chairman whose ancestral lands span the U.S.-Mexico border, said the U.S. federal government would have to build a wall “over my dead body,” he was not just spurred to action by the Trump administration’s increased focus on the border. Instead, he was speaking on behalf of an indigenous group who has long held that enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico border; the Border Patrol undermines their tribal sovereignty and the ability of tribal members to pass…

Beer and Bierstadt

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrate the return of Albert Bierstadt’s preeminent Emigrants Crossing the Plains. On loan to a traveling exhibition for more than a year, Emigrants reflects the American West’s grandiose size and spectacle. Spend the evening getting to know Bierstadt better while paying homage to his German roots. Alison Fields, Mary Lou Milner Carver Professor of Art of the American West, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Oklahoma, provides insight to the man who created a masterpiece. Conclude the evening with…

Brown Bag Lunch Series: My West

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Guest speaker: Theodore Waddell For more than five decades, Theodore Waddell has pursued his passion for art. Theodore Waddell will discuss his life and art including reflections about the people and life experiences which have influenced his work throughout the years. In his artist statement he said, “I want my work to constantly change for me and for those who view it. Hopefully it will be different each time I see it as well as for others who view it.”…

Brown Bag Lunch Series: My West

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For more than five decades, Theodore Waddell has pursued his passion for art. Theodore Waddell will discuss his life and art including reflections about the people and life experiences which have influenced his work throughout the years. In his artist statement he said, “I want my work to constantly change for me and for those who view it. Hopefully it will be different each time I see it as well as for others who view it.” Bring your lunch or…

The Museum Store Sidewalk Sale

March 18 - March 24

Sunday, Noon - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Shop fresh discounts as The Museum Store makes way for new items! Enjoy discounts of up to 75% off select items. Browse markdowns on books, clothing, home decor and so much more!

Read the West Book Club: Killers of the Flower Moon

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Read the West Book Club: Killers of the Flower Moon 1:00 – 2:15 p.m. S.B. “Burk” Burnett Board Room   In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart,…

Spring Break Drop-in Activities: Do You See What I See?

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

March 19 – 23 Spring Break Drop-in Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Various Museum Locations It is Spring Break across the Oklahoma City Metro area! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits.   March 19 Do You See What I See? Art does not have to look like a photograph to be realistic. Inspired by the work of Theodore Wadell, use your imagination to create your own landscape on canvas. Available while supplies…

Story Time with Tucker the Bernese Mountain Dog

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Museum is going to the dogs! Families can visit with a Bernese mountain dog from Human Animal Link of Oklahoma (H.A.L.O.), who joins the public for Story Time in the Museum galleries. Follow Tucker the Bernese mountain dog featured in a series of children’s books by author and artist Theodore Waddell. Museum Volunteers will read a selection of Waddell’s books, available for sale in The Museum Store. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Break Drop-in Activities: Beadwork

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

March 19 – 23 Spring Break Drop-in Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Various Museum Locations It is Spring Break across the Oklahoma City Metro area! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits.   March 19 Do You See What I See? Art does not have to look like a photograph to be realistic. Inspired by the work of Theodore Wadell, use your imagination to create your own landscape on canvas. Available while supplies…

Spring Break Drop-in Activities: River Rafts

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

March 19 – 23 Spring Break Drop-in Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Various Museum Locations It is Spring Break across the Oklahoma City Metro area! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits.   March 19 Do You See What I See? Art does not have to look like a photograph to be realistic. Inspired by the work of Theodore Wadell, use your imagination to create your own landscape on canvas. Available while supplies…

Brown Bag Lunch Series: The Enduring Art of Jerome Tiger

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What makes the descriptive art of the late Jerome Tiger so compelling today? Why is his art still so collectible 50 years after his untimely death at the age of 26? M.J. Van Deventer-Shelton has studied his art for 40 years; she takes visitors on a journey of his life and the influences that shaped his unlikely career as an artist who changed the face of Native American art. Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum Grill. Reservations…

Spring Break Drop-in Activities: Cowboy Challenge

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

March 19 – 23 Spring Break Drop-in Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Various Museum Locations It is Spring Break across the Oklahoma City Metro area! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits.   March 19 Do You See What I See? Art does not have to look like a photograph to be realistic. Inspired by the work of Theodore Wadell, use your imagination to create your own landscape on canvas. Available while supplies…

Spring Break Drop-in Activities: Trailblazers Trek Hunt & Find

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

March 19 – 23 Spring Break Drop-in Activities 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Various Museum Locations It is Spring Break across the Oklahoma City Metro area! Drop by and participate in family friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits.   March 19 Do You See What I See? Art does not have to look like a photograph to be realistic. Inspired by the work of Theodore Wadell, use your imagination to create your own landscape on canvas. Available while supplies…

Brown Bag Lunch Series: For the Love of the Paint

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Jennifer Complo McNutt, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Eiteljorg Museum, as she discusses the marks artist Theodore Waddell makes and how simple strokes equal complex forms. These marks, in combination with his unique compositions, are what make his signature style. Bring your lunch or purchase one at The Museum Grill. Reservations are not required. Free admission to the Board Room and The Museum Grill.

Easter Buffet

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Provided by The Petroleum Club, the Easter Buffet features carving stations, a variety of vegetables, fresh salads, and other tempting side offerings. An extensive dessert buffet completes the menu. $35 per person includes tax, gratuity, and Museum admission, $17.50 for children ages 5 — 10, children 4 years of age and younger eat free. For reservations, call the Downtown Petroleum Club at (405) 232-1184.

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

April 7 - April 8
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

In the Principles Office: Tom Ryan the Art Student

April 7 @ 8:00 am - November 11 @ 5:00 pm

Art is not easy. Even those with natural ability often attend schools and studios to learn the principles. Western artist, Tom Ryan (1922-2011), invested six years and three schools in his education; but what did he study? What was it like at the Art Students League in 1951? His lecture notes and assignments answer these questions and more. In April 2018, step into the classroom with Ryan as he takes “General Illustration” with famed teacher Frank Reilly. Learn the principles…

Saturdays for Kids: Little Buckaroos Round-up

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Let the American Rodeo Gallery help inspire you to compete in our Little Buckaroos Round-up. Put on your favorite cowboy gear and join us for stick-horse barrel races, roping, and more. Available while supplies last. Free for children and accompanying adults. For more information, email education@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Bank of America Museums on Us

April 7 @ 10:00 am - April 8 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until August 5, 2018

The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit, or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For details visit about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/arts-and-culture.html

Spring Garden Tour

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2018

Museum docents offer a tour of the Museum gardens. Enjoy the plethora of plants and flowers native to the American West. Learn about the land in which the story of the West is rooted. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - April 8 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Murder Mystery Night: Rare and Wondrous Curiosities from the West

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a Western Murder Mystery and Dinner inspired by the exhibition Unlocking the Vault: Mysteries and Marvels of the Museum. Participate as a speakeasy patron, sleuth, or suspect. Watch out! You could be accused of the crime. Pizza, popcorn, and cash bar. Limited to 120 guests; $50 per person. Child care provided on-site with a related craft, movie, pizza, and popcorn for $10 per child, ages 4 and up. Register by March 10. Reserve your spot today!

Spring Sampler Tour

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - April 9 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Western Heritage Awards

April 13 @ 8:00 am - April 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Museum’s Western Heritage Awards was established in 1961 as the pinnacle commemoration of the American West by honoring the legacy of men and women for their works in literature, music, film, and television. The evening includes the induction of individuals into the Hall of Great Western Performers and the Hall of Great Westerners who made extraordinary contributions to shaping the American West’s rich heritage. The evening continues with the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award presentation named after the Museum’s…

Western Heritage Awards

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 14, 2018

April 13 – 14, 2018 The Museum’s Western Heritage Awards was established in 1961 as the pinnacle commemoration of the American West by honoring the legacy of men and women for their works in literature, music, film, and television. The evening includes the induction of individuals into the Hall of Great Western Performers and the Hall of Great Westerners who made extraordinary contributions to shaping the American West’s rich heritage. The evening continues with the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award…

Western Heritage Awards

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 14, 2018

April 13 – 14, 2018 The Museum’s Western Heritage Awards was established in 1961 as the pinnacle commemoration of the American West by honoring the legacy of men and women for their works in literature, music, film, and television. The evening includes the induction of individuals into the Hall of Great Western Performers and the Hall of Great Westerners who made extraordinary contributions to shaping the American West’s rich heritage. The evening continues with the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award…

Navajo Rug Sale & Silent Auction

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Third-generation trader Jackson Clark II, owner of the respected Toh-Atin Gallery, showcases more than 100 dazzling colors, patterns, and craftsmanship in contemporary and antique weavings ranging in value from $100 to $10,000. At any time during the Silent Auction individuals may purchase a rug at 20% over the minimum if it does not have an earlier bid. Proceeds from the sale support the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. No advanced registration is required. Free admission and open to the public. For…

Spring Garden Tour

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2018

Museum docents offer a tour of the Museum gardens. Enjoy the plethora of plants and flowers native to the American West. Learn about the land in which the story of the West is rooted. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - April 15 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - April 16 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Plein Air Paint Out

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Be a part of this plein air paint out. Pull out your paint, pastels, and pencils, set up an easel, and join other art lovers in the Museum’s beautiful gardens. Bring your own art materials to capture a trail, scenic vista, portrait, or water scene!

Garden Tour and Luncheon

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

S.B. “Burk” Burnett Board Room and Museum Gardens Join National Cowboy Museum Grounds Manager Tom McBride on a tour of the gardens. Learn the “what” and “why” of select plantings and all that goes into keeping the gardens in prime condition (weather permitting). Following the tour enjoy a luncheon of tea sandwiches, salad, scones and selection of hot teas. Reservations required by April 17. Limited availability. $25, $20 for Museum members. Reserve your spot today!

Spring Garden Tour

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2018

Museum docents offer a tour of the Museum gardens. Enjoy the plethora of plants and flowers native to the American West. Learn about the land in which the story of the West is rooted. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - April 22 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - April 23 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Nomads of the Plains: American Indian Horse Culture

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Socialize with us after hours for a free K – 12 professional development session at the National Cowboy Museum.  Investigate the nomadic lifestyle of the Plains Indian and the revolutionary impact of the horse on native cultures. Click here to learn more and register.

Spring Garden Tour

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 28, 2018

Museum docents offer a tour of the Museum gardens. Enjoy the plethora of plants and flowers native to the American West. Learn about the land in which the story of the West is rooted. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - April 29 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Family Sleepover at the Museum

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - April 29 @ 8:30 am

Explore the mysteries from the vault at the Museum’s first family sleepover! Trek through the galleries after dark for a fun, hands-on evening of discovery! Each child makes a craft, gets a button, T-shirt, flashlight, and miner’s helmet. Bring a treasured object from home for “show and tell.” Watch the film, Night at the Museum and before bedtime enjoy the kid’s book, Another Night at the Museum. An evening and morning snack is provided, but families are welcome to bring…

Spring Sampler Tour

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

May 5 - May 6
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us

May 5 @ 10:00 am - May 6 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until August 5, 2018

The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit, or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For details visit about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/arts-and-culture.html

Saturdays for Kids: Cowboy Cooking

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cowboys on the move needed fed often. Drop in and join us as we explore Dutch oven cooking in the 21st century. Demonstrations will include kid-friendly contemporary treats. Before you leave, craft your very own cowboy apron to take home. Available while supplies last. Can’t get enough cowboy cooking? Consider signing up for the afternoon class. Free for children and accompanying adults. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 ext. 250 or email cbond@nationalcowboymuseum.org. This program is made possible with support…

Spring Sampler Tour

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - May 6 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Cowboy Cooking for Families

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn the fine art of cowboy cooking in a special Dutch ovens class designed for parents and kids. Join us for an afternoon of family fun as we prep, cook, and eat some cowboy favorites and 21st century treats. The class will focus on learning to cook with Dutch ovens in the back yard. The cost for the class is $30.00 per adult/child pair with all materials provided. An additional child may be added for $10.00. All participants must be…

Spring Sampler Tour

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - May 7 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Spring Sampler Tour

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - May 13 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Mother’s Day Buffet

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Provided by The Petroleum Club, the Mother’s Day Buffet features carving stations, a variety of vegetables, fresh salads, and other tempting side offerings. An extensive dessert buffet completes the menu. $35 per person includes tax, gratuity, and Museum admission, $17.50 for children ages 5 — 10, children 4 years of age and younger eat free. For reservations, call the Downtown Petroleum Club at (405) 232-1184. Shop The Museum Store on Mother’s Day and enjoy 20% off one item; exclusions apply.

Spring Sampler Tour

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - May 14 @ 1:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 13, 2018

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of the spring exhibitions. Discover works by Jerome Tiger, recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists, and Theodore Waddell, whose landscapes encourage us to see and interpret things differently. Round out the tour with a peek at the Museum’s more unique collections unearthed from the vault. Leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from April 7 – May 13. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Annual Chuck Wagon Festival

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 27, 2018

May 26 — 27, 2018 Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, a petting zoo, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, leather stamping with the Oklahoma Chisholm Trail Leather Guild, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, archery, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, square dancing, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, book signings with The Museum…

Western Explorers Summer Camp Preview Day

May 26 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 4:00 pm

Register on the spot for sessions from 8:30 a.m. – Noon and 1:00 – 4:30 p.m., especially designed for 8 – 15 year olds. Museum members enjoy discounted rates. To register, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/summercamp. For more information, call (405) 478-2250 ext. 264 or camps@nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Annual Chuck Wagon Festival

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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May 26 — 27, 2018 Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sunday - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Join us for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, a petting zoo, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, leather stamping with the Oklahoma Chisholm Trail Leather Guild, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, archery, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, square dancing, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas, book signings with The Museum…

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

June 2 - June 3
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us

June 2 @ 10:00 am - June 3 @ 5:00 pm
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit, or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For details visit about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/arts-and-culture.html

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Docent-Guided Signature Tour

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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 American Indians and mountain men, and learn about frontier military life. Round out the tour with a look at the evolution of the cowboy, from the range to their portrayal in film and pop culture. Walk away with a better understanding of the diverse cultures that shaped the West…

Prix de West Workshop: Oil Painting with Gusto!

June 4 @ 9:00 am - June 7 @ 4:00 pm

June 4 – 7 Prix de West Workshop: Oil Painting with Gusto! 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Museum Classrooms Prix de West artist Greg Beecham has painted for more than 40 years. His vision is to “sculpt with paint” – that is, to paint in such a way that there is not only the illusion of dimension, but genuine depth to the paint itself. This oil workshop will explore color, value, texture, edges, drawing, and composition and use them to bring…

The 46th Annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale

June 8 @ 8:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts a prestigious invitational art exhibit of more than 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation with art seminars, receptions and awards. The exhibiting artists bring a diversity of styles to this significant art exhibition and sale. Works range from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted…

Prix de West Opening Weekend

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  PRIX DE WEST INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBITION & SALE Opening Weekend Events Friday, June 8, through Saturday, June 9, 2018 The Museum hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation. This premier art exhibition features works ranging from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife art, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted in the exhibition.…

Prix de West Opening Weekend

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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  PRIX DE WEST INVITATIONAL ART EXHIBITION & SALE Opening Weekend Events Friday, June 8, through Saturday, June 9, 2018 The Museum hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation. This premier art exhibition features works ranging from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife art, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted in the exhibition.…

Prix de West Workshop: Birds in Sculpture with Sandy Scott

June 11 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 4:00 pm

June 11 – 14 Prix de West Workshop: Birds in Sculpture with Sandy Scott 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Classroom A & B For more than 30 years, Prix de West artist Sandy Scott has instructed bird sculpture and is recognized as one of America’s leading wildlife artists. This workshop will address bird anatomy, the principles of aerodynamics, and how to achieve the illusion of movement in sculptures of birds in flight. Students will construct an armature for blocking in…

Western Explorers Summer Camp

June 18 @ 8:00 am - July 27 @ 5:00 pm

  June 18 – July 27, 2018 For children ages 8 – 15 Western Explorers Summer Camp, June 18 – July 27, offers opportunities to learn, play, and create at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for children ages 8 – 15. Led by experienced teachers, each week-long, small-group session features age-appropriate themes, crafts, games, art projects, snacks, and stories. Campers explore the Museum’s collections, exhibitions, gardens, and trails, which inspires their imaginations and provides the foundation for fun-filled,…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

July 7 - July 8
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us

July 7 @ 10:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit, or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For details visit about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/arts-and-culture.html

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

August 4 - August 5
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us

August 4 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit, or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For details visit about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/arts-and-culture.html

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

September 1 - September 2
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Saddlemaking

October 2 @ 9:00 am - October 5 @ 4:00 pm

Saddlemaking October 2 – 5, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Classrooms A and B In conjunction with the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association’s 20th annual Exhibition & Sale, the TCAA provides a rare opportunity for four days of saddlemaking instruction by founding members Cary Schwarz and Chuck Stormes. Schwarz will cut and fit the parts and construct a saddle while Stormes explains the procedure in detail, provides background information, and answers questions. Limited to 20 participants, this workshop is suitable…

Cowboy Crossings Opening Weekend

October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 10:00 pm

In one of the most significant events in the world of fine art, the Museum hosts the opening weekend events and sale for two outstanding exhibitions. TCAA showcases the best of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing, and rawhide braiding, while CAA features art celebrating the West through painting, drawing, and sculpture.

Cowboy Crossings

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Opening Weekend: October 5 – 6, 2018 Featuring the Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) 53rd Annual Sale & Exhibition and the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA) 20th Annual Exhibition & Sale. In one of the most significant events in the world of fine art, the Museum hosts the opening weekend events and sale for two outstanding exhibitions. TCAA showcases the best of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing, and rawhide braiding, while CAA features art celebrating the West through painting, drawing, and sculpture. The Cowboy…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

October 6 - October 7
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Cowboy Crossings

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Opening Weekend: October 5 – 6, 2018 Featuring the Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) 53rd Annual Sale & Exhibition and the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA) 20th Annual Exhibition & Sale. In one of the most significant events in the world of fine art, the Museum hosts the opening weekend events and sale for two outstanding exhibitions. TCAA showcases the best of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing, and rawhide braiding, while CAA features art celebrating the West through painting, drawing, and sculpture. The Cowboy…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

November 3 - November 4
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Small Works, Great Wonders Winter Art Sale

November 9

Small Works, Great Wonders® features a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculptures at affordable prices. On opening night, enjoy cocktails with more than 100 of the nation’s finest artists, including many from the prestigious Prix de West. Door prizes, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music paired with beautiful works of art make for a truly special evening. Guests may also shop the Holiday Open House at The Museum Store. During this unique sales exhibition, purchasers may leave with art in…

Small Works, Great Wonders

November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

November 9, 2018 Small Works, Great Wonders® features a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculptures at affordable prices. On opening night, enjoy cocktails with more than 100 of the nation’s finest artists, including many from the prestigious Prix de West. Door prizes, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music paired with beautiful works of art make for a truly special evening. Guests may also shop the Holiday Open House at The Museum Store. During this unique sales exhibition, purchasers may leave…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

December 1 - December 2
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Express Employment Professional’s 24th Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented by Express Employment Professionals, the 24th annual yuletide dance features Michael Martin Murphey headlining an evening of entertainment for the entire family. An alcohol-free event with more than enough spirit coming from the combination of a bountiful home-cooked dinner buffet, traditional Western songs and dances dating back more than 100 years, and an unforgettable visit from Santa.

Express Employment Professional’s 24th Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

December 14, 2018 7:00 p.m. Presented by Express Employment Professionals, the 24th annual yuletide dance features Michael Martin Murphey headlining an evening of entertainment for the entire family. An alcohol-free event with more than enough spirit coming from the combination of a bountiful home-cooked dinner buffet, traditional Western songs and dances dating back more than 100 years, and an unforgettable visit from Santa.   Presented by: 

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

January 5, 2019 - January 6, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

February 2, 2019 - February 3, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

March 2, 2019 - March 3, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

The 47th annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale

June 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - August 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts a prestigious invitational art exhibition of more than 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation with art seminars, receptions, and awards. The exhibiting artists bring a diversity of styles to this significant art exhibition and sale. Works range from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

July 6, 2019 - July 7, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

September 7, 2019 - September 8, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Cowboy Crossings Opening Weekend

October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

In one of the most significant events to impact the fine art world, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts the opening weekend event and sale for two outstanding exhibitions. The Traditional Cowboy Arts Association showcases the best of saddle making, bit and spur making, silversmithing, and rawhide braiding; while the Cowboy Artists of America features fine art from two dozen members who celebrate the West through painting, drawing, and sculpture. The TCAA exhibition is on view through January…

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Small Works, Great Wonders Winter Art Sale

November 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Designed with both new and experienced art collectors in mind, this annual winter art sale features drawings, paintings, sculpture, and mixed media by leading contemporary artists, including Prix de West artists, working in a small format. During the November art sale, purchasers can leave with their art at the end of the evening.

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

November 2, 2019 - November 3, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

December 7, 2019 - December 8, 2019
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

January 4, 2020 - January 5, 2020
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

February 1, 2020 - February 2, 2020
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The Museum welcomes Bank of America customers taking advantage of Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month. Any ATM, credit or check card from Bank of America provides free general admission for the cardholder. For more details visit, http://museums.bankofamerica.com/mobile

Spiro and the Native American Art of the Mississippian World

February 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - April 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The Spiro people, and their Mississippian peers, are nearly forgotten in the pages of North American history, yet they created one of the most exceptional and highly developed societies in all of the Americas. This exhibition explores the archaeological and historical data connecting the Spiro site and its people to other communities throughout North and Central America, and offers an interpretation into the nature of their community, religious activities, farming and hunting practices, and daily life.  The exhibition also shows…

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