Charles G. Clarke (1899 – 1983) may not have been present for the settling of the American West, but he sure was present for the building of its mythology. In […]
The Conservation Department
The conservation department works to preserve all the collections held at the Center and has become an international training center for young conservation and preservation professionals.
Charles G. Clarke was a pioneering Hollywood cinematographer, one of the first to film “talkies.” His real love, though, was history, especially that of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and […]
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Chief Conservator, Beverly Perkins, has been named a recipient of the Sheldon & Caroline Keck Award from the American Institute for Conservation (AIC). […]
Revealing how Plains Indians traversed the Washakie WildernessBy Alyssa Rina and Kate Breitenstein At the Buffalo Bill Center of the West (The Center), Conservation interns Alyssa Rina, Kate Breitenstein, Sarah […]
My first textile conservation project at the Center of the West was a sixteenth century European tapestry privately owned by one of the Conservation Internship Program’s most generous donors (she […]
Some of the objects we’ve treated in the conservation lab this summer have been pretty high-profile. In case I haven’t name-dropped Buffalo Bill enough yet, we’ve worked on both his […]