If you are one of the many loyal followers of our conservation blog, you might remember that we’ve been working on two saddles here in… 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.
Firearms are great artifacts and collectors items due to their recorded history in factory records and archives. Here is a take on my records experience when I… Read More
As a pre-program Conservation student one is required to have around 400 hours of hands-on experience under the supervision of a professional conservator. The beginning… Read More
After ten weeks, I bid my farewell to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and the Cody Firearms Records Office. When I started this… Read More
I am sure many readers of this blog series are fans of the Western genre of film, or have at least seen a few good oaters… Read More
As an intern in the McCracken Research Library, I have been able to delve through the hidden and unprocessed photographic collections in the vaults and… Read More
Greetings fellow art fans! I wanted to update you on my time spent so far in the Whitney Western Art Museum’s vault. I have come… Read More
Hands-on educational firearms program Lock, Stock, & Barrel combines history and safety in an interactive program at the Cody Firearms Museum. Part of our mission… Read More
A man saddles up his horse and rides over to the museum to donate an object. The object is not a painting or a bronze,… Read More
Conservation is a very scientific field; we work in a laboratory for a reason. We make sure to observe proper safety precautions, and our labs… Read More