December 2014 – Oh What Fun It Is To…..

December is full of holiday good cheer at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center!  
WARM UP WEDNESDAYS – 10:00 am – Noon – beginning December 3rd
Make the cultural center your meet and greet stop to gather with family and friends. Every Wednesday, beginning December 3rd, is WARM UP WEDNESDAY .

‘Tis the season.  In December for […]

October 2014, Still Shuckin’ After All These Years

Shuckin’ back …. Did you know?

  Competitive cornhusking in the 1920’s and 30’s was a spectator sport drawing crowds of up to 100,000.
 The sport, often call the “Battle of the Bangboards” was dubbed the “fastest growing spectator sport in the world” by Time Magazine.
  Kansas joined Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota […]

Summer Family Fun 2014

June 2014

Summer Fun For The Family – UPDATE 6/25/14
Schools out!   Time for some summer fun…..
The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center in partnership with the Oakley Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the three fun-filled family oriented events this summer.
Wednesday June 25th – HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN, BUMMER……
The sidewalk “Chalk Walk […]

On Permanent Display 2014

Tribute to the Bison:                                                                    
Display features bison skull, teeth, horn caps and dried hide.
Informative panels tells a bit of the history […]

October-November 2013

Ode to Corn Husking & the Rural Pioneer Life
In October it’s all about the past. We are the host of the 42nd Annual Kansas State Corn Husking Contest on Satuday the 12th. In honor of the event, for the month of October, we are displaying “All is Corn”. We invite you to come on […]

September 2013 – On Display

Photography by Roxie Yonkey, Goodland, Kansas

Artist of the Month – September 2013 

Monument Rocks; fall foliage; Kansas agriculture; wildlife; rural scenes in and around Northwest Kansas and Utah’s national parks. Images are matted and framed. Some are available as matted prints. All images are for sale.    
Photo note cards with envelopes are available […]

August 2013

Bronze Sculptures by Charlie Norton & Original Oils by Pat Norton, Leoti, Kansas
Stop in to enjoy Charlie Norton’s beautifully detailed bronze works and the wide variety of subjects brought to life in Pat’s oil paintings.

Buffalo Bill Dime Novel Display
On loan from the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Golden, Colorado
Curator: Steve Friesen

July 2013

Don Denning Watercolor, Monument, Kansas
Working primarily with watercolors, Don captures the essence of western Kansas, from cityscapes to nature and wildlife.   Don’s passion for the railroad is also evident in many of his works.  Don’s work is on display and for sale.

Buffalo Bill Dime Novel Display
On loan from the Buffalo Bill Museum and […]

June 2013

Metal Art by Cute As A Button, Oakley, Kansas
Cute As A Button Gallery is located on Center Avenue in Oakley.  All metal art on display in the cultural center lobby is for sale.  Want something special?  Cute As A Button does custom metal art to your desires.

Buffalo Bill Dime Novel Display
On loan from the […]

May 2013

Quilts on Display!
Local Area Quilters including:  Gail Eberle, Cora Lee Park, Donna Smith, Audrey Evins, Kylee Colson
Machine quilting by Kristi Hawkins, Paula Rumaback, Anita Brantley
Hand quilting by the St. Joseph’s Alter Society

Buffalo Bill Dime Novel Display
On loan from the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Golden, Colorado
Curator: Steve Friesen