Hello Virtual Visitor, It’s my privilege to announce the release of our new web application iScout. The purpose of iScout is to expose additional layers… Read More
epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!
Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.
The head of a bighorn sheep peers down on anyone using the computer just below him. It’s almost as if he ran smack-dab through the… Read More
Six students from St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Montana, recently visited the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and our Plains Indian Museum. The… Read More
Current Exhibition Photographs from Harold McCracken’s Expedition to Alaska and the Arctic McCracken Research Library Gallery The dozen photographs in this display are taken from… Read More
“Go outside,” she said. “You’re going to miss it!” What didn’t I miss? A golden sunset. Black Hills gold– mellow and warm. Clouds– gold. Winter… Read More
A good book lingers after the final page is read and the binding is closed. I just finished reading The Goldfinch, the Pulitzer prize-winning novel… Read More
A small painting, Cody on the Ishawooa Trail by Irving R. Bacon, hangs in the Buffalo Bill Museum at the Center of the West. I… Read More
Coffee was a mainstay on the trail in 19th-century America. By the time Americans headed West, coffee was readily available and integral to the long… Read More
The solstice has just passed. Snow on the ground muffles sound, but it’s more quiet right now anyway. The world’s creatures are lying low, huddled… Read More
Western humorist Will Rogers (1879 – 1935) used to say, “There is something about riding down the street on a prancing horse that makes you… Read More