A watercolor painted in the late 19th century features the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show in action. But the painting doesn’t only document the historic… Read More
Reporting from the Center of the West
Through a creative collaboration between the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Wyoming Public Media, Multimedia Journalist Kamila Kudelska reports about the American West from Cody, Wyoming. Her stories—which include blog posts, audio, and video—can be heard on Wyoming Public Radio, and are also found on Wyoming Public Media's website as well as right here on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's website.
This unique partnership is made possible through the generosity of the Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate Foundation.
Below, explore Kamila's fascinating stories on contemporary issues in the American West along with its art, history, culture, and much more. She's on the scene...
...Reporting from the Center of the West.
During World War II, the U.S. Army was one of the first armies to adopt a semi-automatic rifle as its standard infantry arm. This was… Read More
The Plains Indian Museum recently acquired two pieces of artwork from Lakota artist Dyani White Hawk. The two paintings are small 13 inch cubes. Rebecca… Read More
At one point in time, the swallow-tailed kite bird was a common species in the Great Plains, including eastern Wyoming. But Dr. Charles Preston, the… Read More
Cody is named after William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, but what not many know is that this was a strategic choice. George Beck, a Wyoming… Read More
The McCracken Research Library receives hundreds of collections of journals, notebooks and photographs annually. Often, library staff are not able to go through it all.… Read More
Frank Perely Fairbanks was a classmate of Phimister Proctor’s, the famous American sculptor, at the American Academy in Rome. Fairbanks who himself was a portraitist… Read More
Museums are collections of objects that tell a story about something. At the Plains Indian Museum, the objects tell the story of the Plains Indian… Read More
The Draper Natural History Museum was founded in 1998. The founding curator, Dr. Charles Preston, had a surprise collection waiting for him when he arrived.… Read More
Josh Elliot is a Montana born and raised artist of Western landscape. Karen McWhorter, the curator of the Whitney Western Art Museum, said Elliot’s landscapes… Read More