The Buffalo Bill Center of the West shares the story of the American West in countless ways, including events, activities, programs, lectures, special exhibitions, and more throughout the year. Here’s what’s coming up.
- Plains Indian Museum Powwow, June 21 – 22, 2014
- Buffalo Bill Invitational Shootout, August 7 – 9, 2014
- Rendezvous Royale, September 15 – 21, 2014
- Patrons Ball, September 20, 2014
- Holiday Open House, December 6, 2014
- Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Celebration, February 2015
Current Special Exhibitions:
- Pronghorn Passage
- Scots in the American West
- Journeying West: Distinctive Firearms from the Smithsonian
- Curator’s Choice: Audubon and Friends
Current Hours: Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday – Sunday
- Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience in the Hub, the Center’s main lobby, daily at 1 p.m. This informal program features at least one of our avian ambassadors and their handlers. Take this opportunity to see the birds, ask questions, and learn more about raptors.
March 14: Family Fun Day—Lights, Camera, Action! 3 – 7 p.m. Using camera and videos, we send you on an adventure that gets you to look closely at art in our galleries, and help you dig a little deeper into the history of the America West. Free for members; $10 per family for non-members. Free family-friendly dinner for all attendees.
March 20: Cody Culture Club program: Conservation Counts, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join Chief Conservator Beverly Perkins as she takes you through the museum materials conservation laboratory and reveals the special skills necessary for preservation of museum objects. Member price: $20/couple, $10/individual. Non-member price: $25/couple, $15 per individual.
April 3: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition: Dr. Larry Todd with Advances in Greater Yellowstone Archaeology, 12:15 p.m. Free.
April 9: Buffalo Gals Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. A delicious luncheon and interesting program by Cathy Healy on An Improbable Pioneer: The Letters of Edith S. Holden Healy 1911 – 1950, the story of her own grandmother. Members $20; non-members $30. Find out more and register.
April 22: Cody Culture Club program: What Value Wildlife?, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dr. Charles Preston and Dennie Hammer bring reflective thinking to value and worth in nature. Member price: $20/couple, $10/individual. Non-member price: $25/couple, $15 per individual.
May 1: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition: Dr. Matt Kauffmann with Mammal Migration in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, 12:15 p.m. Free
May 14 – 18: Spring into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife Festival.