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Help Tell the Story of the American West

Your tax-deductible gift to the Western Heritage Fund ensures the Museum can continue to offer dynamic programs to students and educators.

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Directly Impact the Celebration and Preservation of the true American West

The true American West is not defined by a single, stereotypical concept. It is actually a representation of the diverse cultures and backgrounds of the people that live there. Everyone, regardless of race, religion, gender or creed, has the cowboy spirit within them. We are all cowboys.

When you support the Western Heritage Fund at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, you directly impact the celebration and preservation of the true American West. We hope you will consider making a tax-deductible gift today!

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Supporting Our Programs

Members are essential to The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s daily operations and programs. Members help make possible the Museum’s educational programs and the care, study, and exhibition of our collections. In addition to helping ensure that Western Heritage lives on for future generations, Museum memberships also provide a year-round, one-of-a-kind experience. Please join us on this mission by becoming a member today.

Virtual Tours and Workshops

Gives students and educators the opportunity to supplement their lessons on the American West by utilizing videos that explore key artifacts and artwork.

Become a Curator

Provides students the opportunity to connect with art, history and culture to create their own online exhibition using primary and secondary sources such as newspapers, magazines, journals and online news sources.

Projects at Home

Provides activities to keep students engaged while at home.

Wandering Western Chests

Offers an educational resource developed to travel to schools. Includes replicated artifacts and artwork and provides teachers with curriculum and lesson plans on the American cowboy, Native American culture and Oklahoma history.

In addition to these programs, support of the Western Heritage Fund also ensures the Museum continues to provide free, public access to the Donald C. & Elizabeth M. Dickinson Research Center, where valuable materials from an array of subjects related to the art, history and cultures of the American West are made available to students and researchers.

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