Walter Snyder, Ithaca historian, has generously donated the surviving records from the original Ithaca Gun Company to the Center to be used by the Cody Firearms Records Office to provide factory letters and serial number searches. Why we’re excited These documents provide valuable historical insight for collectors—including our own Cody Firearms Museum. Associate Curator, Danny […]
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Our Draper Museum Raptor Experience has a new member of the flock! Our newest raptor is a young, female American kestrel. She hatched earlier this year and was most likely just getting the hang of flying when she collided with something (we’ll never know what), causing permanent damage near her left elbow. She was found […]
Current Exhibition Open in the John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery Beginning in the 1980s, William Shepley followed his passion for the equestrian culture of the American West to produce stunning black and white photographs that appear in a new special exhibition at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Self-assigned and self-funded, The Equestrian West […]
Each year, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Patrons Ball fundraising gala includes a silent auction of beautiful artwork and jewelry, decorative arts, unique experiences, and often an article or two of clothing. In this unprecedented year, we have moved the auction online as we keep the health and safety of our supporters top-of-mind. […]
2020 Student Application – Do you love where you live?– Do you wish people knew more about Wyoming?– Do you want to be on the radio?– Are you a curious person? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then read on! The Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Wyoming Public Radio are […]
The next Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition talk features Brian Beauvais, who presents Sportsmen, Market-hunters, and Game-hogs: The Early Years of Wildlife Conservation in Park County on Thursday, March 5. The free program begins at 12:15 p.m. in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Coe Auditorium. In his talk, Beauvais, Curator of the […]