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Oklahoma City, OK 73111 United States
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May 2016

Lowell Ellsworth Smith: My Theology of Painting

May 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - July 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Ohio watercolorist and Prix de West winner, Lowell Ellsworth Smith (1924-2008), once referenced his theology of painting during an interview. Short but meaningful, the phrase summarized his relationship with art. It was more than a hobby or pastime. More than a career. It was the lens through which he saw and experienced the world.   Lowell Ellsworth Smith: My Theology of Painting explores this personal process and approach. Featuring watercolor studies and Smith’s own words and observations, it introduces the…

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May 2017

Spring Sampler Tour

May 27 @ 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 May 28, 2017

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of their favorite spring exhibitions. From headdresses to Hollywood legends and Western illustrations to the art and history of bandannas, gain insight into the diverse cultures that have shaped the West. Be sure to leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from March 25 – May 28 (except for Easter Weekend). Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

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Spring Sampler Tour

May 28 @ 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 May 28, 2017

Museum docents offer 45-minute tours of their favorite spring exhibitions. From headdresses to Hollywood legends and Western illustrations to the art and history of bandannas, gain insight into the diverse cultures that have shaped the West. Be sure to leave plenty of time to check out The Museum Store! Saturdays and Sundays from March 25 – May 28 (except for Easter Weekend). Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.

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June 2017

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

June 3 - June 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

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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 the home. Designed for children ages 4 – 12. Free for children and accompanying adults.

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Drawing the Portrait in Pastel

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT!   June 5 - 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Following her 2016 Prix de West win of the Donald Teague Memorial Award for exceptional artistic merit for a work on paper, Susan Lyon returns to share insight from years of painting and drawing. In this pastel portrait workshop students will learn through demonstrations, presentations, and lots of time to draw! Subject matter will include photographs provided by instructor and live models. All skill levels welcome. $480,…

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Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale

June 9 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm

Frontier Commerce by Tim Solliday. Oil on canvas, 30" x 46." The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts a prestigious invitational art exhibit of more than 300 Western paintings and sculptures 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…

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Free

Roja Collection & Canoe Trunk Shows

June 9 @ 10:00 am - June 10 @ 4:00 pm

The Museum Store at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum invites you to enjoy a trunk show featuring the colorful designs of the Roja Collection by Ann Tobias and handmade accessories from Canoe June 9 - 10, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily. Inspired by traveling the world, the mission of the Roja Collection by Ann Tobias is to introduce women to joyful colors and motifs that make one smile and feel beautiful. A guest from the Roja Collection…

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Art Moments

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - June 11 @ 2:00 pm

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works by contemporary artists associated with the current Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition& Sale, as well as works by Prix de West artists in the Museum’s permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Art Moments focusing on Prix de West artists are held June 9, 10, and 11. Free to Museum members…

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Food Trucks

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On the Sunday following Prix de West Opening Weekend festivities, the National Cowboy Museum invites a lineup of popular food trucks to serve patrons hungry for local cuisine and a look at the 2017 Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale. Stick around to enjoy special Prix de West-themed Art Moments led by the Museum’s corps of Docents. Art Moments offer a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries aimed at introducing different works of art. Scheduled Food…

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Watercolor: Simple and Dramatic

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

June 12 – 15 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Joseph Bohler has been a fine-art painter for more than 30 years. For this class, students will discard the non-essentials and break down subjects into simple dramatic shapes. Whether working from images of landscapes or figures, Bohler believes that if a painting cannot be improved by adding things, then leave them out! Instruction will include demonstrations, discussions of technique, and constructive commentary. Skill level: intermediate. $480, $400 for Museum members. Supply…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

June 17 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Free Admission for Dads!

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Happy Father's Day! Come to the Museum and enjoy free admission for dads.

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Art Moments

June 18 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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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, gardens, and trails, which inspires their imaginations and provides the foundation for fun-filled, creative self-expression. All supplies are included in the children’s sessions. Find engaging…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

June 24 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

June 25 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Just for Me Mornings (Session 1)

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

June 26 – 30, 2017 9:00 a.m. – Noon After the kids are settled into their summer camps, enjoy conversation, coffee, and the chance to be expressive in the company of other adults at this special series making art, planting, photographing, and crafting. No art or photography skills or experience needed, and no green thumb is necessary. $160, $125 Museum members. Supply list provided. Click here to register.

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Summer Signature Tour

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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July 2017

Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

July 1 - July 2
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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

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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 can find! Designed for children ages 4 – 12. Free for children and accompanying adults. Activities offered while supplies last. For more information, call (405)…

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Art Moments

July 1 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

July 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Saloon Series

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

One of the most ubiquitous features of the Old West was the saloon, an icon of American popular culture that has come to symbolize the rugged frontier. This summer, the Silver Dollar Saloon and Prosperity Junction take center stage during the Museum’s first “Saloon Series,” four Thursday evenings in July targeted at millennials. During happy hour, guests will experience the golden age of the saloon, hear live music, and learn about different whiskeys each week — from American bourbons, Eastern…

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Still Life Painting in Oils

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

July 6, 13, and 20, 2017 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Thursday evenings in July, 3 weeks With still life as the subject matter, this course focuses on painting in the chiaroscuro tradition by way of “alla prima,” or working wet into wet. The focus will be to achieve the maximum amount of depth and brilliancy of light, maintain rich color, and achieve a sense of air in the painting. A look at the masters of chiaroscuro painting, both past and present,…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

July 8 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

July 9 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Just for Me Mornings (Session 2)

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

July 10 – 13, 2017 9:00 a.m. – Noon After the kids are settled into their summer camps, enjoy conversation, coffee, and the chance to be expressive in the company of other adults at this special series making art, planting, photographing, and crafting. No art or photography skills or experience needed, and no green thumb is necessary. $160, $125 Museum members. Supply list provided. Click here to register.

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Summer Signature Tour

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Saloon Series

July 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

One of the most ubiquitous features of the Old West was the saloon, an icon of American popular culture that has come to symbolize the rugged frontier. This summer, the Silver Dollar Saloon and Prosperity Junction take center stage during the Museum’s first “Saloon Series,” four Thursday evenings in July targeted at millennials. During happy hour, guests will experience the golden age of the saloon, hear live music, and learn about different whiskeys each week — from American bourbons, Eastern…

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Read the West Book Club

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

Read the West Book Club July 13, August 3, and August 24 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater Read the West Book Club meets three times throughout July and August. Free to Museum members or with $5 Museum admission. Each publication is available in The Museum Store (15% discount for Museum members). Food trucks and cash bar will be available to purchase refreshments. Register by July 10. Click here to register!      July 13 Read the West…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

July 15 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

July 16 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Saloon Series

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

One of the most ubiquitous features of the Old West was the saloon, an icon of American popular culture that has come to symbolize the rugged frontier. This summer, the Silver Dollar Saloon and Prosperity Junction take center stage during the Museum’s first “Saloon Series,” four Thursday evenings in July targeted at millennials. During happy hour, guests will experience the golden age of the saloon, hear live music, and learn about different whiskeys each week — from American bourbons, Eastern…

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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. 2002.032.6. Tom Ryan Collection. Dickinson Research Center, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 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 to 1945, the small drawings provide a snapshot of Ryan’s high school and…

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Vintage Black Heroes: The Chisholm Kid

July 21 @ 10:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm

  The first black cowboy to be featured in a comic strip, The Chisholm Kid appeared from 1950 – 1954 in the Pittsburgh Courier’s comic insert. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail – and to pay homage to the 5,000 – 9,000 black cowboys who drove cattle along the trail from Texas to Kansas following the Civil War – this exhibition features panels from the original comic strip. Known as the “Lone Fighter for Justice for All,”…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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National Day of the Cowboy

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Museum will celebrate the culture and pioneering spirit of the West on National Day of the Cowboy. This event, open to the public, includes activities for families to find their West at the Museum, such as learning to rope a steer, creating stick-horses, bandanna activities, and more. This year, the Museum highlights the historic Chisholm Trail’s 150th anniversary with the exhibition Vintage Black Heroes: The Chisholm Kid, on display July 21 – September 17. The National Day of the Cowboy…

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Art Moments

July 22 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

July 23 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Saloon Series

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

One of the most ubiquitous features of the Old West was the saloon, an icon of American popular culture that has come to symbolize the rugged frontier. This summer, the Silver Dollar Saloon and Prosperity Junction take center stage during the Museum’s first “Saloon Series,” four Thursday evenings in July targeted at millennials. During happy hour, guests will experience the golden age of the saloon, hear live music, and learn about different whiskeys each week — from American bourbons, Eastern…

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Summer Signature Tour

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

July 29 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

July 30 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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August 2017

Summer Signature Tour

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Western Movie Matinees

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Wednesdays, August 2 – November 15 1:00 p.m., Dub & Mozelle Richardson Theater. Join us for these curated selections. Popcorn provided. Museum is admission-free to all on Wide Open Wednesdays courtesy of the Oklahoma Ford Dealers.   Click here for times and showings: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/western-movie-matinees/

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Summer Signature Tour

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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A Date with the Duke

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John Wayne hosting the 1965 Western Heritage Awards at the Skirvin Hotel, Oklahoma City

A Date with the Duke August 3, 2017 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater Grab a partner and join Museum docents to explore the current panel exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the legendary Chisholm Trail, the Western Performers, and Cowboy galleries. Guests whet their appetite with a cash bar and scrumptious BBQ buffet – featuring brisket, chicken, ribs, and a selection of gourmet sides and desserts – served by The Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City. Watch…

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Read the West Book Club

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Read the West Book Club July 13, August 3, and August 24 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater Read the West Book Club meets three times throughout July and August. Free to Museum members or with $5 Museum admission. Each publication is available in The Museum Store (15% discount for Museum members). Food trucks and cash bar will be available to purchase refreshments. Register by July 10. Click here to register!      July 13 Read the West…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Bank of America Museums on Us Weekend

August 5 - August 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

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Art Moments

August 5 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

August 6 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Western Movie Matinees

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Wednesdays, August 2 – November 15 1:00 p.m., Dub & Mozelle Richardson Theater. Join us for these curated selections. Popcorn provided. Museum is admission-free to all on Wide Open Wednesdays courtesy of the Oklahoma Ford Dealers.   Click here for times and showings: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/western-movie-matinees/

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Summer Signature Tour

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Drawing the Portrait in Charcoal

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

August 10, 17, and 24, 2017 6:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday evenings in August, 3 weeks Use charcoal’s expressive quality to capture emotion and personality with a live model. Learn how to incorporate gesture, line, and value using vine and compressed charcoal. This session features one-on-one instruction with a renowned teaching artist. Instructor: Monte Thompson (www.montethompson.com) $120, $95 Museum members.  Click here to register.

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Summer Signature Tour

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Art Moments

August 12 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Art Moments

August 13 @ 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 September 3, 2017

Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent collection. Browse the galleries and hold casual conversations with Museum docents. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission. Saturdays and Sundays through the first weekend in September.

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Summer Signature Tour

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Western Movie Matinees

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Wednesdays, August 2 – November 15 1:00 p.m., Dub & Mozelle Richardson Theater. Join us for these curated selections. Popcorn provided. Museum is admission-free to all on Wide Open Wednesdays courtesy of the Oklahoma Ford Dealers.   Click here for times and showings: https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/western-movie-matinees/

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Summer Signature Tour

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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Summer Signature Tour

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 4, 2017

Meets at Canyon Princess (cougar sculpture in West Hallway) 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…

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