Events

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.

Featured Events

Current Special Exhibitions


March 2015:

Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

April 2015:

Open daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Daily program: Relaxing with Raptors, 1 p.m. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

April 10 – 11: CLICK! Visual Arts Conference of the Wyoming Arts Council. More information.

April 11: Coffee & Curators Members Event featuring the Buffalo Bill Museum, 10 a.m. Call 307-578-4008 for reservations.

April 16: Cody Culture Club, supported by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, event at the Center: Firearms Experience with Ashley Hlebinsky, 5:30 p.m. Click for details.

May 2015:

Open daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Daily programs: Relaxing with Raptors, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in our Braun Garden. Meet some of the birds of our Draper Museum Raptor Experience and chat with their handlers.

May 7: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Leslie Patten with The Wild Excellence: Notes from Untamed America. Free.

May 13 – 17: Cody’s Spring into Yellowstone Birding & Wildlife Festival. Visit the festival’s website to find out all the details about activities in the area.

May 20: Buffalo Gals Luncheon, 11:45 a.m. Speaker M. Mark Miller with Sidesaddles and Geysers: Women’s Adventures in Early Yellowstone. $20 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members; $30 for non-members. Reservations encouraged: call 307-578-4008.

June 2015:

Open daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Daily programs: Hunters on the Wing Raptor Program, 11:30 a.m. every day in our Braun Garden. Informal Relaxing with Raptors Q&A at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

June 4: Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Ingrid “Indy” Burke with a talk about grasslands. Free.

June 6: Symposium on artist John Mix Stanley, in conjunction with opening of the special exhibition Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley. Find out more and purchase tickets online.

June 20 – 21: 34th Annual Plains Indian Museum Powwow, Robbie Powwow Garden on the Center’s grounds. Grand entries noon and 6 p.m. Saturday; noon Sunday.