Programs for Kids

Learning takes place in Museums when challenging programming is integrated with exhibitions, technology and research to encourage the natural curiosity within all people. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City strives to offer educational opportunities for all levels of learning in different mediums. Our goal is to encourage and instruct a broad audience, to give them the tools and information to elevate their expectations and achieve their dreams.


Saturdays for Kids: Wagon Wheel Rag Rugs

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help your child celebrate the ingenuity of the pioneer woman by creating their very own wagon wheel rag rug! While creating their own rug, children will learn about color, texture, design, and how making rugs out of rags was a practical way for pioneer women to reuse old clothes, keep a house warm, and decorate…

Western Explorers Summer Camp

June 19 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
  June 19 – July 28, 2017 Western Explorers Summer Camp, June 19 – July 28, offers opportunities to learn, play, and create at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 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,…

Saturdays for Kids: Wildlife Sculpture

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sculpt like a real Prix de West wildlife artist! Children will be taught the finer points of transforming a lump of clay into a wildlife sculpture in honor of the Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale. Then take the opportunity to tour the Museum galleries and see how many wild animals your child…