After nine-and-a-half years as part of the Center of the West family, Cody Firearms Museum Curator Ashley Hlebinsky is moving on to pursue new career opportunities, help other museums across the country with their firearms collections, and (finally) live in the same state as her husband. While she’ll still serve us as a Curator Emerita and Senior Firearms Scholar, it’s […]
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.
The events of the last several weeks here in Cody and in communities across the United States speak to both the best and worst of what makes our “noble experiment” (as the Founders described it) successful. We have seen horrific violence but also impressive bravery and even greater humanity. These events remind us that our Republic […]
What are your plans this summer? School is out and we are planning some fun new workshops for the summer! However, we had to modify our summer workshop offerings because of health and safety concerns. Below is a current list of online workshops and outdoor summer activities. Come join is for some fun! Register online […]
Is snail mail really as slow as we think it is? Today we can communicate with pretty much anyone instantly. Our online orders can arrive as soon as the next day, and if we are patient snail mail might take a week. Maybe we want to find out exactly when mail will arrive–we can track […]
THE 20 GREATEST WESTERNS EVER MADE Our staff, trustees, advisors, and volunteers ranked a list of more than 85 western films from 1930 onward. Here’s our best 20 of the bunch. How did you rank these films?Each film was ranked on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the best. The film with […]
Join Us for Our 360 Yellowstone Adventure LIVE!!! The live event may be over, but that doesn’t mean you missed it! Check out the video below. Join the Buffalo Bill Center of the West way out west in Wyoming for a 360 adventure as we explore the habitats and animals of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. […]