Programs

The Museum hosts programs throughout the year designed to educate and entertain our guests. Please view our current selection of programs below.

Detail: Frederic Remington, A Cold Morning on the Range c. 1904

Riding Through the West with Cowboys and Ranchers Guided Tours

Wednesdays in January, 2018

Curated docent-led tour, featuring artists and artworks highlighting the stories and myths of cowboys and ranchers. Ride through the galleries with these themed tours in honor of the National Western Stock Show, happening throughout the month of January!

Detail: Frederic Remington, A Cold Morning on the Range c. 1904
Puzzlin’ Art SPARK! Alzheimer’s Association Program

Artful Insight -
Charles Marion Russell

January 22nd, 2018

Russell maintained a passion for the West and the western lifestyle, capturing tropes of the cowboy and Indian throughout his career as an artist.

Puzzlin’ Art SPARK! Alzheimer’s Association Program

Writing the West -
A Writer’s Rodeo

January 24th, 2018

Monthly creative writing session co-led by Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Cloudscape: Tracing the Evolution of Clouds in Art

February 9th, 2018

Explore the cloudscapes of Western American painting as we discuss the art historical importance and purpose of clouds within artwork.

This program has sold out.

Writing the West -
Western Feuds and Dynasties

February 21st, 2018

Monthly creative writing session co-led by Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Cloudscape: Tracing the Evolution of Clouds in Art

February 23rd, 2018

Explore the cloudscapes of Western American painting as we discuss the art historical importance and purpose of clouds within artwork.

This program has sold out.

Western Women Guided tours

Every Wednesday in March

Join us for a special tour highlighting important western women in honor of Women’s History Month.

Artful Insight -
Georgia O’Keeffe

March 19th, 2018

Explore New Mexico through the eyes of American icon and artist, Georgia O’Keeffe, who brought her own unique brand of modernism to the West.

Writing the West -
Frontier Legends

March 21st, 2018

Monthly creative writing session co-led by Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Artful Insight -
Bert Geer Phillips

April 16th, 2018

Bert Geer Phillips found artistic inspiration and a home in Taos, New Mexico. Come discover his life and artwork in this Artful Insight.

Writing the West -
Author-Artist: Bisttram, Catlin, Kent

April 18th, 2018

Monthly creative writing session co-led by Lighthouse Writers Workshop.