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: Conservation of Russell waxes reveals their original appearance

Charles M. Russell (1864 – 1926). "Lunch Hour." Wax sculpture. Gift of William E. Weiss. 44.59

From Points West magazine Originally published in Winter 1993 Conservation of Russell Waxes Reveals Their Original Appearance By Sarah E. Boehme
, Former Curator, Whitney Western Art Museum In… Read More

Points West Online: John Clymer “Winchester” paintings reunited

John Clymer (1907 – 1989). "The Cattle Drive," 1969 – 1970. Oil on canvas, 120 ¼ x 60 ¼ in. Gift of Winchester-Western Division, Olin Corporation. 26.70

From Points West magazine Originally published in Summer 1995 Clymer “Winchester” Paintings Reunited By Howard Michael Madaus Former Curator, Cody Firearms Museum Contemporary western art… Read More