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The Museum will close at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14 and Saturday April 15 for a private event.

Recurring Event Brown Bag

Brown Bag: Exploring Comics

Comic books emerged in the 1930s. Through a natural evolution, cartoons developed into comic books, first through publications containing compilations of cartoon re-prints, then as books which featured unique content. Superheroes entered the world of comic books soon after, with many of the characters having stood the test of time to become vital parts of pop culture. Join Dexter Nelson … Continued

Heritage Table: Autism Awareness Month

The National Cowboy Museum is proud to be a Certified Autism Center and recognize April as Autism Awareness Month. Stop by the Museum Heritage Table to learn about a great Westerner on the autism spectrum—Temple Grandin! Learn all she did to help the West and find out what it means to think in pictures. For … Continued

Little Loksi

An Oklahoma Children's Theatre world premiere! Little Loksi (Little Turtle) is having fun with his family when suddenly his world is turned upside down! Flipped onto his back with no way to roll over, Little Loksi finds he must rely on his friends and family to help him out. Little Loksi will warm the hearts … Continued

Living History: Seminole Fur Trader

Learn about Seminole culture and traditions in this engaging presentation by Jake Tiger. He will portray a Seminole fur trader and share the type of life a trader would have experienced. Tiger is a Historic Preservation Cultural Specialist with the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and identifies as Seminole, Sauk and Fox and Ojibwe. He recently … Continued

The Western Heritage Awards

The Western Heritage Awards honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Western heritage through creative works in literature, music, television and film that share the great stories of the American West. Presented by celebrity hosts, this black-tie event also honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Western heritage with their inductions into the … Continued

Sunday Spotlight: Board Games

One Sunday a month, guests learn the specifics behind a unique artifact from the Museum’s collection, thus opening a window to learning even more about a particular culture, individual or moment in time. Hear from Johnie and Bob Terry as they share the stories behind their extensive board game collection on exhibit in Playing Cowboy. The Terrys operate Wild West … Continued

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