Points West Online

Welcome to Points West Online. In this blog we share articles from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Points West magazine. Enjoy the full range of topics related to the West as we post stories from recent issues, and even delve into the archives from the past twenty years. And if you're interested in receiving a printed copy of our magazine going forward, join our membership program—it's one of the benefits!

Points West Online: The Art of John Mix Stanley

John Mix Stanley (1814 – 1872). The Williamson Family, ca. 1842. Oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of George H. Danforth III, 1976. (1976.338) L.412.2015.1

Originally published in Points West in Spring 2015 Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley — Revealing an unknown artist By Mindy N. Besaw… Read More

Points West Online: Icon of the American West — Golden Eagle

Points West blog 098: A golden eagle's wingspan may exceed seven feet. Photograph by Keith Cauley.

Originally published in Points West in Spring 2015 Golden eagle: Icon of the American West The Draper Natural History Museum’s ongoing exploration of our regional symbol and… Read More