Upcoming Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions

Watch this space for more information on future exhibitions at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. We will add details as they become available.

Rodeo cowboy. Photo by Ken Blackbird. P.426.05386

Rodeo cowboy. Photo by Ken Blackbird.

Coming up yet this year

Textured Portraits: The Ken Blackbird Collection

Fancy shawl powwow dancer. Photo by Ken Blackbird. P.426.05366

Powwow dancer. Photo by Ken Blackbird.

View sixty amazing photographs by Cody photographer Ken Blackbird, whose images of Native American peoples, western landscapes, and rodeo capture the essence of the current American West. The exhibition officially opens to the public June 19, but visitors will begin seeing glimpses of it at the end of May.

Textured Portraits will be found in the Special Exhibitions Gallery on the lower level of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West near the McCracken Research Library. It runs from June 19 – December 31, 2014.


The Textured Portraits exhibition received support from the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), the Wyoming Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Wyoming Humanities Council.

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Rendezvous Royale: Buffalo Bill Art Show

Chris Navarro

Preview Exhibition for the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Show

August 20 – September 19, 2014

A part of Cody’s annual arts celebration Rendezvous Royale, the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sales pieces are featured in a preview exhibition in the Center of the West’s John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery for one month before being sold in a spirited live auction Friday evening, September 19. The following morning, a select group of artists participate in the Quick Draw, creating works in just an hour to again be auctioned off.

Click here to find out more about the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale.


Coming in 2015

Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley
by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

June 6, 2015 – August 29, 2015

Following its run at the Center of the West, Painted Journeys travels:

  • Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 1, 2015 – January 4, 2016
  • Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, February 1, 2016 – April 29, 2016

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