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Oklahoma Homeschool Day at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registered Homeschool Oklahoma families enjoy FREE museum admission all day!

Register here.

The National Cowboy Museum in Oklahoma City has planned an exciting day of learning and exploring the new exhibition:
Caballeros y Vaqueros – Origin of Wester Horse Cultures and Colors of Clay.

In Caballeros y Vaqueros learn how the iconic Western cowboy can trace its roots to north and west Africa, up through Spain and then over to the New World from a fusion of Native American, European, African and Islamic traditions.

Students can:

  • Learn rawhide and horse hair braiding
  • Discover the Spanish Americas through gaucho stirrups, vaquero saddles, and vistadoras hats
  • Try our photo station
  • Create decorative designs to take home

Color of Clay explores the cultural and regional diversity of indigenous ceramic vessel traditions in North America.  Vibrantly colored and sculpted with absolute precision, clay pots, bowls, pitchers, and jars were a dominate fixture of Native American daily life and are today viewed as one of the most notable Native American art forms.

Students can:

  • Draw a pottery design or sketch a favorite from the exhibition
  • Create a pinch pot
  • Piece together a pottery puzzle

Activities available while supplies last.  Brown Bag lunches are encouraged!  Lunch space available on a first come first serve basis.

Join the Western Movie Matinee at 1:00 p.m. for Doris Day’s Calamity Jane!
Calamity Jane combines comedy and music with the historic character of Calamity Jane.  Acted with lively endergy by Doris Day, this Western turns ito a romance when she married the famous Wild Bill Hickok, played by Howard Keel.  101 minutes. PG-13

Registered Homeschool Oklahoma families enjoy FREE museum admission all day!

Register here.


October 9, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St
Oklahoma City, OK 73111 United States
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