As the Whitney staff prepares to celebrate Thanksgiving, we would like to share an extraordinary print illustrating the centerpiece of this holiday, the turkey. Enjoy… Read More
epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!
Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.
One of the Whitney’s most popular representations of a cavalry soldier is Harry Jackson’s The Flagbearer. As a veteran of World War II, Harry Jackson experienced… Read More
During the course of the nineteenth century, government officials, scientists, and artists traveled to the American West in search of land, resources, and the best… Read More
Charles Marion Russell first travelled west to Montana in 1880 and secured a job as a night wrangler shortly thereafter. This job afforded him the… Read More
The months of October and November are shrouded in controversy surrounding Native American topics. October observes holidays such as Columbus Day and Halloween, while November… Read More
Hello! My name is Danny Michael and I am the new Assistant Curator of the Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the… Read More
There was a time when Mr. Postman was a neighborhood celebrity and letter writing was a big deal. In the letter above, Charles Dickens (1812… Read More
If you’ve visited the Whitney Western Art Museum in the last couple of days, you may have noticed some conspicuous bare walls around the gallery.… Read More
The popular Artist-In-Residence program hosted by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West has drawn to a close for 2016. The annual summer program appeals… Read More
Last night I had the opportunity to attend a lecture by author Peter Cozzens. Cozzens stopped by the Center of the West to promote his… Read More