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Sold out! Member Day Trip: Petroglyphs

All seats for this trip have been reserved Member Day Trip to Greybull South Petroglyph Site with Dr. Larry Loendorf Friday, August 26 8 a.m.–3 p.m. On this Member Day Trip, Dr. Larry Loendorf leads a group to Greybull South Petroglyph Site. Members start with an introductory lecture at the Center, visit the petroglyph site, […]

Jeff Rudolph, Artist-in-Residence

Whitney Western Art Museum

Artist-in-Residence Jeff Rudolph Whitney Western Art Museum August 29–September 2 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Jeff Rudolph Award-winning sculptor Jeff Rudolph joins us as Artist-in-Residence in the Whitney Western Art Museum August 29–September 3, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. each day. He will be demonstrating his technique and chatting with visitors, sharing his process. About the artist Rudolph is […]

Talk: Bats and Bones – What’s New at the Draper Natural History Museum?

Coe Auditorium

Articulated skeletons of a grizzly bear and a mountain lion By Corey Anco September 1, 2022 Free Join us for our September Lunchtime Expedition, Bats and Bones - What's new at the Draper Natural History Museum?, presented by the Draper's Interim Curator, Corey Anco. The in-person talk takes place in the Center's Coe Auditorium, with […]

Tours and Toddies Exclusive Tour

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Curator’s Cut with Curator Corey Anco, Draper Natural History Museum A VIP Exclusive Tours and Toddies Event Friday, September 2, 2022 6–8 p.m. Join Draper Natural History Museum Curator Corey Anco as he takes guests on a wild and wacky trip through our natural history museum. Learn creepy, crawly, and crazy facts about our Greater […]

Tapas & Sangria Date Night

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

September 9, 2022 6–8 p.m. • Music by the John Roberts Jazz Trio • Tempting tapas • Cash bar serving sangria, beer, and wine Join us for a "Tapas & Sangria" Date Night in our spacious Hub (moved inside due to predicted inclement weather). Our chef serves up a temping array of tapas and the […]

Talk: Bob Richard, Heart Mountain Internment Camp Story

Coe Auditorium

The Story of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, September 15, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the September presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by the McCracken Research Library. Bob relates the story of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp between Cody […]

Lunch & Lecture: Charlie Russell & the Silver Screen

Draper Natural History Museum

Playing Cowboy: Charlie Russell and the Silver Screen A Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale Event By B. Byron Price Thursday, September 22 12:30 – 2 p.m. This lunch and lecture is part of the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale's slate of events during Rendezvous Royale, Cody's annual weeklong arts celebration. It takes place […]

Patrons Ball 2022

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

September 24, 2022 6 – 11:30 p.m. Thank you to all who attended our Patrons Ball in 2022! Please save the date for next year's gala, September 23, 2023. This western formal features live music by Music City Groove and exquisite cuisine by Bravo Catering. The Patrons Ball is one of the signature social events […]

Discussion: Black-Footed Ferret Conservation

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Get to Know One of Wyoming’s Underworld Figures! From the Big Picture to the Itty-bitty Picture in Black-footed Ferret Conservation Tuesday, September 27, 2022 5:15 p.m. – Reception for Buffalo Bill Center of the West Members, with a live black-footed ferret, appetizers, and a cash bar. Not yet a member? Click here to learn more […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Coffee & Curators: Draper Natural History Museum A camp cook makes coffee over an open fire. MS 3 Charles Belden Collection. PN.67.97b October 1, 10–11:30 a.m. Free for members! Coffee & Curators invites members to enjoy coffee, refreshments, and the company of other members as one of the Center of the West's curators speaks on […]

Talk: Moose & Thermoregulatory Behavior

Coe Auditorium

The Costs of Thermoregulatory Behavior: How are Moose in the Cody Region Coping as Summers Intensify? By Rebecca Levine October 6, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Lunchtime Expedition speaker Rebecca Levine studies moose and how they are coping with warmer, drier summers. Join us for our October Lunchtime Expedition, The Costs of Thermoregulatory Behavior: […]

Fall Buffalo Gals Dinner

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Italy's Legendary Cowboys of the Maremma: Photographs by Gabrielle Saveri Portrait of Two Riders, Pitigliano, archival pigment print, 2016. Photograph © Gabrielle Saveri. Friday, October 7, 2022 6:15–7:30 p.m. $35 for members, $45 for non-members Join us for a delicious Italian dinner and presentation by Gabrielle Saveri, a photographer and writer based in California’s Napa […]

Recurring Event Arsenals of History Symposium

Arsenals of History Symposium

Cody Firearms Museum

2022 Kurt Swanson Bucholz "Arsenals of History" A Cody Firearms Museum Symposium Thursday–Saturday October 6–8 Arsenals of History features speakers from around the world and focuses on firearms history, museum practice, and ongoing research within the field. Plan to attend October 6–8 at the Cody Firearms Museum in Cody, Wyoming. Find the speaker list and […]

Members Pancake Preview – Gabrielle Saveri photography exhibition

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Members-Only Pancake Preview & Exhibition Opening Italy’s Legendary Cowboys of the Maremma, Photographs by Gabrielle Saveri Portrait of Two Riders, Pitigliano, archival pigment print, 2016. Photograph ©Gabrielle Saveri. Saturday, October 8, 2022 9 a.m.–Noon Center of the West members, please join us on Saturday, October 8 from 9 a.m.–noon as we celebrate the opening of […]

Talk: Bob Richard, History of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Coe Auditorium

The History of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Center facade under construction, connecting the Whitney Western Art and new Buffalo Bill museums in the late 1960s. P.89.3112 A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, October 20, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the October presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series […]

SOLD OUT! Be a VIP at our Exclusive “Tours and Tales” Event

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Mountain Men Ghost Stories This event is sold out, but check out our October 29 "Tours & Tales" event! A VIP Exclusive "Tours and Tales" Event Saturday, October 22, 2022 6–8 p.m. There's a chill in the air and shadows on the mountains grow deeper, which means it's time for some good old-fashioned histories, mysteries, […]

Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

A Family Fun Day Friday, October 28, 2022 2 - 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun and family friendly Halloween event with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West on Friday, October 28 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. We encourage everyone to don your favorite costume and join us for activities. Spend some time with our […]

SOLD OUT – Be a VIP at our Exclusive “Tours and Tales” Event

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Mishaps, Mayhem, and Murders on the Trail of the Old West This event is sold out, but info will be available soon for November events. A VIP Exclusive "Tours and Tales" Event William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody Saturday, October 29, 2022 6–8 p.m. Nights become cooler, darkness comes sooner, and the full moon seems brighter […]

Talk: Glaciation in Northwestern Wyoming

Coe Auditorium

Evidence for Glaciation in Northwestern Bighorn Basin, and the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains of Wyoming Cheryl Jaworowski and Henry Heasler November 3, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Join us for our November Lunchtime Expedition, Evidence for Glaciation in Northwestern Bighorn Basin, and Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains, Wyoming, presented by Cheryl Jaworowski, with Henry Heasler […]

Gallery Show & Film: Wind River Stories

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Wind River Stories Gallery Show & Tribal Waters Film November 3, 2022 5–8 p.m. Join the Greater Yellowstone Coalition for this ticketed event, hosted by the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Dive into impactful stories showcasing the social, economic, and cultural injustices against Indigenous People, including the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho of the […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Coffee & Curators: Plains Indian Museum A camp cook makes coffee over an open fire. MS 3 Charles Belden Collection. PN.67.97b November 5, 10–11:30 a.m. Free for members! Coffee & Curators invites members to enjoy coffee, refreshments, and the company of other members as one of the Center of the West's curators speaks on a […]

Talk: Bob Richard with Al & Pete Simpson

Coe Auditorium

Old-timers and Early Day Women  A free talk by Bob Richard with special guests Al and Pete Simpson Pete & Al Simpson join Bob for stories of local "old timers" November 17, Thursday, November 17, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the November presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks […]

SOLD OUT: Tours & Toddies: Plains Indian Museum

Plains Indian Museum

Curator's Cut with Assistant Curator Hunter Old Elk, Plains Indian Museum A VIP Exclusive Tours and Toddies Event NOTE: This tour is now sold out Friday, November 18, 2022 6–8 p.m. Join Plains Indian Museum Assistant Curator Hunter Old Elk for a two-hour event where she takes guests on an exclusive journey filled with powerful […]

Reading & book signing: History of Cody’s Fire Departments

Coe Auditorium

The History of Cody's Volunteer Fire Departments Saturday, November 19, 2022 2–4 p.m. Join us, and special guest Alan K. Simpson, former firefighter and retired U.S. Senator, for a reading from the book The History of Cody's Volunteer Fire Departments by Park County Fire Protection District #2. The free presentation in the Coe Auditorium is […]

Closed for Thanksgiving

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is closed on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. Please enjoy the holiday, and we will reopen on Friday, November 25 for our regulars hours, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. The Center of the West is also closed for Christmas Day, December 25, and New Years Day, January 1.

Talk: Kills, Camps, and Mountain Landscapes: Records of Bison

Coe Auditorium

Kills, Camps, and Mountain Landscapes: Records of the last 11,000 years of bison in northwestern Wyoming Lawrence Todd, PhD with Amy Phillips December 1, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Join us for our December Lunchtime Expedition, presented by Dr. Lawrence Todd, with assistance from Draper Natural History Museum Curatorial Assistant Amy Phillips. Todd shares […]

SOLD OUT: Date Night, Painting with Poulsen

Buffalo Bill Center of the West 720 Sheridan Avenue, Cody, WY

Note: This event is sold out! December 1, 2022 Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Painting begins at 6 p.m. Join the renowned western artist M.C. Poulsen at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West on Thursday, December 1 for our "Painting with Poulsen" Date Night! After enjoying heavy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar featuring […]

Recurring Event Members Double-Discount Days

Members Double-Discount Shopping Days

Points West Market 720 Sheridan Ave., Cody, Wyoming

November 28–December 2, 2022 10 a.m.–5 p.m. All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in our store, Points West Market, at the Center and in our online store. Our November Double-Discount Shopping Days take place November 28 through December 2. Why not finish up (or get […]