Oakley Corn Maze is Open!

September 2015


Our first corn maze is completed and ready for you, your family, school group or community club to take to the paths. Landowners Gary and Raelene Keller planted the corn for the maze at the site of the […]

April 2015 – Hometown Teams – Oakley Shucks!

April 2015
Hometown Teams Partner Exhibit – Schedule of Events – March 27 – May 3, 2015
March 27 – May 3 – Exhibit – Kansas State Cornhusking; “Harvesting” the Spirit of Athletic Competition at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center.   Exhibit includes a photo collage of cornhusking contests of the past and present, a photo display […]

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 […]

Tribute to the Bison – Display 2014

January – March 2014 
Tribute to the Bison:                                                                    
Display features bison skull, teeth, horn caps and dried hide.
Informative panels tells a bit […]

October-November 2013

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 Saturday the 12th. In honor of the event, for the month of October, we are displaying “All is Corn”. We invite you to come […]

September 2013 – On Display

September 2013
Artist of the Month
Photography by Roxie Yonkey, Goodland, Kansas

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 in the […]

August 2013 – On Display

August 2013
Artist of the month
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: […]

July 2013 – On Display

July 2013
Artist of the Month


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 […]

June 2013 – On Display

June 2013
Artist of the Month
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 […]

May 2013 – On Display

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