Upcoming Exhibitions

Ancient. Massive. Wild. - The Bison Exhibit

February 8, 2019 - May 12, 2019

February 8 - May 12, 2019   Few animals conjure the power and symbolic presence of the North American bison. Whether painted on a tipi or an artist’s canvas, minted on a nickel, or seen grazing in Yellowstone National Park, the image of the bison stirs in us deep loyalties to the North American landscape....

Ancient. Massive. Wild. - The Bison Exhibit Opening Weekend Celebration

February 9, 2019 - February 9, 2019

10:00 a.m.  – Noon Museum Galleries Let’s get this stampede started! There is a herd on 63rd and you’re invited! Join the Thunder’s Rumble the Bison at the community opening of Ancient. Massive. Wild - The Bison Exhibit. Hear Rumble’s unique story, make an illustration of events in your life, discover what is made from...

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

June 7, 2019 - August 11, 2019

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...

Spiro and the Native American Art of the Mississippian World

February 1, 2021 - April 28, 2021

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...