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Canceled: Smithsonian Museum Day

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

Canceled: Smithsonian Museum Day April 4, 2020 The Buffalo Bill Center of the West usually participates in Smithsonian Museum Day, however the Smithsonian Institution has canceled all of public events. Statement from the Smithsonian: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2020 will not take place on April 4. As a public health precaution, the Smithsonian is postponing […]

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Members Double-Discount Days

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

All members of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West receive a special 20 percent discount in the Museum Store at the Center. Our expanded May Double-Discount Shopping Days take place May 7 through 10. Happy Mother's Day! Our Store has been remodeled and you'll love the new layout! With a wonderful selection of jewelry, […]

Postponed: Lunchtime Expedition: Whitebark Pine

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

The Whitebark Pine Story: From Thriving High-mountain Keystone to Endangered Species Wyoming whitebark pine Diana F. Tomback, PhD September 3, 2020 Noon Join us online for this Draper Natural History Museum Lunchtime Expedition lecture, originally scheduled for last May. Dr. Diana F. Tomback presents The Whitebark Pine Story: From Thriving High-mountain Keystone to Endangered Species. […]

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Photo Workshop – The Art of Seeing

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

The Art of Seeing: The Equestrian West Photo Workshop William Shepley in Egypt With William Shepley October 9–11, 2020 Spend a weekend with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and photographer and instructor William Shepley, to learn techniques and principles that will serve you for a lifetime of taking photographs. This three-day, intensive study […]

Exhibition opening: What Lies Beneath

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

What Lies Beneath: Mysterious Vents of Yellowstone Lake A special exhibition at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Opens April 24, 2021 This special photography exhibition documents the scientific expedition known as the Hydrothermal Dynamics of Yellowstone Lake (or HD-YLAKE) project through photos by Chris Linder of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. What Lies Beneath […]

Exhibition opening: Eight Seconds

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

Eight Seconds: Black Cowboys in America A special exhibition at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Opens May 7, 2021 This special photography exhibition explores the American Cowboy through the lens of acclaimed photographer Ivan B. McClellan. Eight Seconds will be on exhibit in our Anne and Charles Duncan Special Exhibition Gallery from May […]

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Business Friend Days

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

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West thanks our Business members for their support with a special weekend just for them! Business member employees and their families enjoy free admission to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for the weekend of June 5 and 6, 2021, for Business Friend Days. Employees just need to […]

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What’s the Word, Bird? Kids Workshop

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

What's the Word, Bird? For youth ages 6–9 June 15–16 9–11 a.m. Join us for this fun, two-day workshop for kids ages 6 to 9. Birds make all kinds of noise, especially in the early summer. Let's learn about their songs and behaviors as we explore different bird habitats around Cody. Games, activities, and bird […]

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MuseSTEM Camp

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

MuseSTEM Camp For youth ages 8–11 June 22–25, 2021 9 a.m.–noon At this multiple-day workshop, we will challenge students to solve problems and complete tasks. Each challenge is hands-on and minds-on! Students will have fun while engaging in summertime Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Lessons are designed for students ages 8–11. Cost is $40 for […]

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Horsin’ Around – Fishing & Horseback Workshop for Kids

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

Horsin' Around For youth ages 8–11 June 29–30, 2021 9 a.m.–3 p.m. A two-day workshop for kids ages 8 to 11. Let's start the summer off right by enjoying some awesome Wyoming outdoor adventures. We'll spend one day fishing and another day on horseback. Does it get any better than this?! Cost is $85 for […]

Kite Day Kids Workshop

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

Kite Day For youth ages 6–12 July 7, 2021 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Wyoming is the perfect place for kites—wide open spaces and lots of wind! Join us for a one-day workshop to make and fly kites. All activities will be outdoors. Cost is $20 for Buffalo Bill Center of the West members; $25 for non-members. For […]

I Am Batty About Bats – Kids Workshop

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

I Am Batty About Bats For youth 6–8 July 22, 2021 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Bats are weird, quiet, and creepy, right? ...or are they?! Let's dive into the world of bats and explore their behaviors and adaptations. Join us for a morning of bat science and learn to love these wacky critters. Cost is $15 […]

Family Bat Walk

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

Family Bat Walk July 22, 2021 8:30–9:30 p.m. Bring the whole family and join Biologist Katy Goodwin to learn more about these amazing nighttime mammals, watch them feed, and listen to their sounds. This experience is free, but we ask participants to register in advance. Meet us at Newton Lake at 8:30 p.m. For more […]

Build-a-Bat-Box Kids Workshop

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

Build-a-Bat-Box For youth 9–12 July 23, 2021 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Calling curious youth ages 9 to 12... Bats help our world in so many ways, so we are going to spend some time helping them! Learn all about bats and what they need to survive in Wyoming. Each student will take home a bat box […]

Family Bat Walk

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

Family Bat Walk July 23, 2021 8:15–9:15 p.m. Bring the whole family and join Biologist Katy Goodwin to learn more about these amazing nighttime mammals, watch them feed, and listen to their sounds. This experience is free, but we ask participants to register in advance. Meet us at the Shoshone River Trail Belfry Bridge Access […]

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Art Outside Kids Workshop – Ages 6-9

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

Art Outside For youth 6–9 August 2–6, 2021 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Join us, kids ages 6 through 9, for Art Outside! Instructor Sarah Shearer leads students in a creative art journey in the great outdoors. From plein-air landscapes to Andy Goldsworth sculptures, the outdoors is a canvas just waiting to be painted on! Cost is […]

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Art Outside Kids Workshop – Ages 10-12

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

Art Outside For youth 10–12 August 2–6, 2021 1–2:30 p.m. Join us, kids ages 10 through 12, for Art Outside! Instructor Sarah Shearer leads students in a creative art journey in the great outdoors. From plein-air landscapes to Andy Goldsworth sculptures, the outdoors is a canvas just waiting to be painted on! Cost is $35 […]

Saturday University

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

Saturday University October 2, 2021 Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Presentations at 9, 10, & 11 a.m. Roundtable discussion with speakers over a free lunch follows The University of Wyoming brings three members of its award-winning faculty to Cody to share global research with Wyoming relevance. This Saturday University takes us on a journey around […]

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Leather Belt Making Workshop

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

Scout Saddle Shop Leather Belt Making Workshop October 5 and 6, 2021 Join leather craftsmen Mark Barcus and Levi Nelson in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Scout Saddle Shop as they guide you through the process of making your very own belt. Learn the art of choosing leather, stamping a design, and applying […]

Hootin’ Howlin’ Halloween

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

A Family Fun Day Friday, October 29, 2021 2 - 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a safe, fun, and family friendly Halloween event with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West on Friday, October 29 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. We encourage everyone to don your favorite costume and mask and join us for activities. Go on […]

Cody Culture Club: The Ecology of Migration

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

Are We There Yet? The Ecology of Migration With Nathan Doerr and Corey Anco Buffalo Bill Center of the West January 13, 2022 5:30–7:30 p.m. Join us select Thursdays January through April for Cody Culture Club. Appetizers and cash bar at every program. If you love Cody, you're part of the Club! For thousands of […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

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

Coffee & Curators: Buffalo Bill Museum A camp cook makes coffee over an open fire. MS 3 Charles Belden Collection. PN.67.97b April 2, 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 […]

Cody Culture Club: Recording the Yellowstone Hotspot Track

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

Recording the Yellowstone Hotspot Track With George Miller and Cole Messa Buffalo Bill Center of the West April 14, 2022 5:30–7:30 p.m. Join us select Thursdays January through April for Cody Culture Club. Appetizers and cash bar at every program. If you love Cody, you're part of the Club! The ever-changing geology of Yellowstone is […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

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

Coffee & Curators: Cody Firearms Museum A camp cook makes coffee over an open fire. MS 3 Charles Belden Collection. PN.67.97b May 7, 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 […]

Members Pancake Preview – Thomas D. Mangelsen exhibition

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

Members-Only Pancake Preview & Exhibition Opening Saturday, May 14, 2022 9 a.m. - Noon Center of the West members, please join us on Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m. - noon as we celebrate the opening of the special photography exhibition Thomas D. Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild. Please check in at the front desk, […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

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

Coffee & Curators: Whitney Western Art Museum June 4, 10–11:30 a.m. William Henry Jackson and Thomas Moran: An Artistic Friendship Forged in Yellowstone 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 topic inspired […]

Summer Block Party

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

Join the Center of the West for a Summer Block Party Friday, June 17, 2022 6–9 p.m. Free Celebrate summer with us and enjoy a block party out front of the Center, free admission to our five museums, live music, food truck fare, outdoor beer and wine bar, games and activities, and more! All five […]

Talk: Rethinking “Western” American Art by Carol Clark

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

Rethinking “Western” American Art Saturday, June 18, 2022 10–11:30 a.m. A free, illustrated lecture featuring art historian Dr. Carol Clark Free and open to the public, but please RSVP to [email protected] if you wish to attend. Dr. Carol Clark speaks about the legacy of Peter Hassrick as a historian of western American art and offers […]

Exclusive Tour with Artist M.C. Poulsen

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

An Exclusive Tour with M.C. Poulsen Friday, June 24 6–8 p.m. M.C. Poulsen in the Whitney Western Art Museum with "Enchantress Falls," now on exhibit in "Yellowstone: For the Benefit & Enjoyment of the People" Join contemporary western artist M.C. Poulsen for an Exclusive Tour of our Whitney Western Art Museum. He'll focus on painters […]

Sensory Adventure Kids Workshop – Touch

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

Sensory Adventure with Touch For youth 4–5 July 8, 2022 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. In this workshop for kids ages 4 and 5, we will use ALL of our senses as we explore the natural world around us. With active play and lots of games, students will start to appreciate the textures inside and outside the […]

Sensory Adventure Kids Workshop – Sound

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

Sensory Adventure with Sound For youth 4–5 July 15, 2022 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. In this workshop for kids ages 4 and 5, we will use ALL of our senses as we explore the natural world around us. With active play and lots of games, students will start to appreciate the sounds of nature. Cost is […]

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Little Aspiring Artists Kids Workshop

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

Little Aspiring Outdoor Artists For youth 4–5 July 18, 20, 22, 2022 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. This pre-school class is designed to engage young minds with art! The activities foster creativity with color, shapes, and textures. Active play is incorporated into every lesson. This workshop is three mornings, July 18, 20, and 22. Cost is $30 […]

Book signing: Lucky the Cow

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

Children's Book Signing: Lucky the Cow By Linda Lee Cross Lucky the Cow book by Linda Lee Cross (Archway Publishing) Free book signing Wednesday, July 27 1 – 3 p.m. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West welcomes children's book author Linda Lee Cross to sign copies of her new book, Lucky the Cow, and […]

Tours and Toddies Exclusive Tour

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

Exclusive Tours: Tours and Toddies Executive Director Rebecca West. Friday, July 29, 2022 ***This event is SOLD OUT*** 6 – 8 p.m. Join our very own Buffalo Bill Center of the West Executive Director & CEO Rebecca West for a special “Director’s Cut” VIP Exclusive Tour - Part 1! After 27 years at the Center, […]

Coffee & Curators Members Event

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

Coffee & Curators: McCracken Research Library A camp cook makes coffee over an open fire. MS 3 Charles Belden Collection. PN.67.97b August 6, 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 topic […]

Buffalo Bill Art Show Opening Reception

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

Opening Reception - A Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale Event Thursday, August 18, 2022 6–8 p.m. Join the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale at the John Bunker Sands Gallery in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for the free Opening Reception of the 41st Annual Live Auction and Buy-It-Now Sale Exhibitions! Enjoy […]

Tours and Toddies Exclusive Tour

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

Curator’s Cut with Curator Danny Michael, Cody Firearms Museum A VIP Exclusive Tours and Toddies Event Friday, August 19, 2022 6–8 p.m. “Weird History” Join Cody Firearms Museum Curator Danny Michael as he takes guests on a historical VIP adventure through the Cody Firearms Museum. Blackmail, deception, thievery, debauchery, and more can be used to […]

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 […]

Patrons Ball

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

September 24, 2022 6 – 11:30 p.m. 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 of the year in Wyoming, and a major fundraiser for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Patrons from near and far […]

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 […]