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Fall Events at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will be hosting several fantastic events through the end of the year! 

SEPTEMBER:
September 1-May 12, 2019
American Indian Artists: 20th Century Masters.
Explore early artists such as the Kiowa Six, Tonita Peña, Harrison Begay and the institutions that influenced them – particularly the University of Oklahoma and the Santa Fe Indian School. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
September 1, 2018
Blacksmithing and Metalwork for Kids
10:00 am – Noon
Blacksmithing was an essential skill on the frontier and at the ranch. Join us for blacksmithing demonstrations and create your own metal foil drawing. Limited Space. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
September 8, 2018
Bandanna Basket Weaving Workshop
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Create your own bandanna basket. Finished basket will measure approximately  12”x12”x5” high. Skill level: beginner to advanced. $45  Register online by August 31, 2018. https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/event/bandanna-basket-weaving-workshop/
 
OCTOBER:
October 2-5, 2018
Saddlemaking
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
In celebration of the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association’s 20th Anniversary, founding members Cary Schwarz and Chuck Stormes will lead a saddlemaking workshop during the annual Cowboy Crossings exhibition and sale. Limited to 20 participants. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the experts. Skill level: beginner to expert. $680,  Questions? Email education@nationalcowboymusuem.org. https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/event/saddlemaking/
 
October 4-6, 2018
Cowboy Crossings Opening Weekend Cowboy Crossings
Exhibition & Sale
Beginning Oct 6, 2018
Join the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for our annual Cowboy Crossings exhibition and sale beginning Oct 6, 2018.
 
An exclusive exhibit and sale of one-of-a-kind saddles, bit and spurs, silversmithing and rawhide braiding from the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA) members. TCAA members are a select group of artists that track back to the classical vaquero tradition of Visalia saddles, Santa Barbara bits, and Ortega rawhide. 15 Western artist have pushed beyond their comfort zones to prepare these special pieces for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of TCAA. Exhibit begins Oct 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Art available for purchase until January 6, 2019.

TCAA Artists: Rick Bean, Wilson Capron, Mark Dahl, Mark Drain, Scott Hardy, Leland Hensley, Mehl Lawson, Pablo Lozano, Ernie Marsh, Pedro Pedrini, Cary Schwarz, Chuck Stormes, Nate Wald, Troy West, and John Willemsma.
 
The Cowboy Artists of America members, celebrating their 53rd art sale and exhibition will have 19 premier Western artists preserving and perpetuating the culture of western life in fine art through painting, drawing, and sculptures. Exhibition begins October 6, 2018-November 25, 2018. Art available for purchase until November 25, 2018.
CA Artists:  Wayne Baize, Teal Blake, Tom Browning, Tyler Crow, Mikel Donahue, Michael Dudash, Phil Epp, Bruce Greene, Martin Grelle, Harold “H” Holden, Oreland Joe, Paul Moore, Bill Nebeker, Jim Norton, Dustin Payne, Clark Kelley Price, Grant Redden, Jason Rich, and Jason Scull.
Reservations for Opening Weekend events, call Kaylia McCracken (405) 478-2250 ext. 218 or signup at https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/cowboy-crossings-reservations/
 
October 6, 2018
Cowboy Crossings Exhibition & Sale
Open to the Public. An exclusive exhibit and sale of one-of-a-kind saddles, bit and spurs, silversmithing and rawhide braiding from the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association (TCAA) members. TCAA members are a select group of artists that track back to the classical vaquero tradition of Visalia saddles, Santa Barbara bits, and Ortega rawhide. 15 Western artist have pushed beyond their comfort zones to prepare these special pieces for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of TCAA. Exhibit begins Oct 6, 2018-January 6, 2019. Art available for purchase until January 6, 2019. Cost of museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
October 6, 2018
Rope Making and Leather Braiding for Kids
10:00 am – Noon
Essential tools for a cowboy, ropes came in all sizes, shapes and materials. Learn to braid leather and create ropes. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
October 15-19, 2018
Fall Break Drop-in Activities:
Oct. 15 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hands-On Clay for Kids. Native American tribes used clay for pots, decorations, and more. We explore the use of clay to recreate animals and other objects. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
Oct. 16 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hand-Print Cactus for Kids. Cacti can be found across the West from the desert to the mountains they come in all shapes and sizes. Create your very own landscape featuring a cactus. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
 
Oct. 17 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bandanna Dying for Kids. Put on your favorite Western wear and come dye an indigo bandanna. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
Oct. 18 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Foil Art for Kids: Foil art masterpieces are inspired by artwork of traditional cowboy artists. Come create your own masterpiece. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
October 19 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Trailblazers Trek Hunt & Find for Kids: Explore the museum through many different perspectives to live the West. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
NOVEMBER:
November 3, 2018
Journaling for Kids
10:00 am – Noon
Journals and diaries help provide a glimpse of the past. Create bound take-home journals to tell your story. Limited supplies available. Free with museum admission. National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, (405) 478-2250 www.nationalcowboymuseum.org
 
November 9, 2018
Small Works, Great Wonders ® 
Opening Night Sale
Enjoy cocktails and the evening with more than 100 of the nation’s finest artists, including many from the prestigious Prix de West event, a fusion of traditional and contemporary paintings and sculptures will be available for purchase. The Museum Store will also host a Holiday Open House for attendees. Unsold art will be available for purchase through Nov. 25, 2018. Reservations for Opening Night event, call Kaylia McCracken (405) 478-2250 ext. 218 or signup at https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/smallworks
 

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