Lectures and Films
Explore the American West through our lectures, presentations, and videos. Take a look at what’s coming up, and click a video to watch past programs.
Draper Natural History Museum Lectures
Lunchtime Expeditions Lectures
Our Lunchtime Expedition series runs from February through December, the first Thursday of the month. These free lectures explore a variety of natural history subjects and issues and take place in our Coe Auditorium at 12:15 p.m. Lunchtime Expeditions are supported in part by Sage Creek Ranch and the Nancy-Carroll Draper Foundation.
- December 5, 2019: Tony Mong with To There and Back Again: The Annual Movement of Ungulates in the Eastern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Our Lunchtime Expedition series for 2020 is taking shape! Here’s what’s planned so far:
- February 6, 2020: Nathan Doerr, Meet the Draper Natural History Museum Curator
- March 5, 2020: Brian Beauvais, The History of Conservation and Law in Park County
- April 2, 2020: Shannon Barber-Meyer, Wolf and Deer Interactions in the Superior National Forest in northern Minnesota
Draper After Dark Lectures
This summer series, also generously supported in part by Sage Creek Ranch and the Nancy-Carroll Draper Foundation, takes place once a month June through August at 5:15 p.m.
Lectures on Film Archive
Are you interested in learning more about some of the subjects we delve into here at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West? Explore these playlists to view video of full-length lectures and presentations that have taken place here at the Center.