Current Exhibition: Journeying West: Distinctive Firearms from the Smithsonian Through fall 2015 Lower level, Cody Firearms Museum In 1876, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History… 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.
In a November 7, 2014, story, CNN’s Brandon Briggs shares the story about this “oldest photo” from Mashable.com and Amanda Uren of Retronaut.com, website that… Read More
Reminder: this exhibition is open only through December 2014 Edward S. Curtis’s The North American Indian On display through December 2014 McCracken Research Library Gallery… Read More
We had a great community turnout for our Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween event. Toddlers to grandparents came dressed in costume, and visited stations throughout the Draper… Read More
Our 2015 raffle car has already arrived at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West: 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Take a look at this beauty—here… Read More
Aviatrix Amelia Earhart, almost 40 at the time, disappeared on July 2, 1937, on an around-the world flight in her twin-engine Lockheed Electra. She and… Read More
For the last six years, the smell of campfire has lured visitors over to the picturesque chuck wagon scene on the front lawn of the… Read More
Five students from St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Montana—Gracie Littlebird, Cedar Chase, Keanna Left Hand, Tommy Pretty Paint, and JC Roan—studied beadwork and learned… Read More
“In an attempt to reduce the number of song bird window collisions in the Braun Garden [here at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West],… Read More
WHAT DO LYME DISEASE, ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER, WEST NILE VIRUS, AND HANTAVIRUS—DISEASES WITH WHICH WE’RE FAMILIAR IN THE ROCKIES—HAVE TO DO WITH THE DREADED… Read More