Originally published in Points West magazineSpring 2018 Good news and bad news, Russell or Heikka? By Peter Hassrick, PhD The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Whitney Western Art Museum holds, among its many national treasures, a remarkable and sizeable collection of works by the celebrated Montana artist Charles M. Russell. In its early iterations, […]
Charles M. Russell
You have questions about Charles M. Russell… we have the answers.
Originally featured in Points West magazine in Spring 2018 Charles M. Russell Self-Portrait This self-portrait pictures artist Charles M. Russell at age thirty-six, striking a relaxed yet strong pose. Feet planted solidly, chest puffed out, and with his hands at his hips, he exudes confidence. Russell wears his everyday duds: high-heeled riding boots, a cowboy […]
The McCracken Research Library at the Center of the West collects manuscripts, photographs and much more that pertains to Buffalo Bill Cody, the West and the local area of Cody. Unfortunately, because of the large amount of material, it takes a while for some received collections to be sifted through and processed. This happened with […]
Originally published in Points West magazineSummer 2009 Treasures within Treasures—William Clark Letter By Mary RobinsonHousel Director, McCracken Research Library For those of us who work in the McCracken Research Library, the quest for information can sometimes feel like a treasure hunt. Librarians routinely search through primary sources such as letters, scrapbooks, historic photographs, and other […]
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Whitney Western Art Museum presents a special exhibition celebrating the legacy of beloved cowboy artist Charles M. Russell (1864–1926). Opening to the public on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, the exhibition is on view in the Center’s Cody Firearm Museum Breezeway. Charlie’s Circle: The Art and Influence of Charles […]