The history of the world's largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration comes alive at the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum. A premier cultural and historical center in Southeast Wyoming, the CFD Old West Museum offers year-round programming, exhibits and activities that celebrate the heritage and pioneer spirit of the American West and the thrilling history of the world's first extreme sport.
In addition to exhibiting the rich history of the "Daddy of 'em All,"® the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum also features some of the most intriguing western artifacts in the region, including one of the most extensive collections of carriages on display in the CFD Old West Museum that chronicle the colorful pioneer history of Cheyenne and the expansion of the American West.
A variety of cultural programs throughout the year also allow visitors of all ages to step back in time and experience Cheyenne's history. Let the kids explore the interactive children's gallery and visit the museum store for western gifts and rodeo souvenirs. From the spectacular first-class western art of the annual Western Art Show and Sale to the old-fashioned family fun at the annual Kids Cowboy Festival, the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum will transport you to the great adventure of the American West.
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum is located in the Northeast corner of Frontier Park at 4610 N. Carey Avenue, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
**The Museum's hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily.
Open seven days a week.
Children's Winter Workshop
Saturday, March 15, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join in the celebration of Youth Art Month by joining the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum for a FREE Western Spirit Art Show Children’s Workshop.
The kids will tour the Western Spirit Art Show and complete a Western Art project led by Wyoming artist Monte Stokes. So be sure to wear your best art making clothes! Ages 5-12.
Pre-registration required. Register now. Space is limited! For more information or to sign up, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call (307) 778-7290
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Western Spirit Art Show
March 1, 2014 - April 13, 2014
The 33rd Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale Opening Reception took place on Saturday March 1, 2014. The juried show features over 150 participating artists and over 300 original works of Western Art from across the country. The same day of the opening reception, the Museum had over 50 artists attend the Artist Development Seminar. The opening reception hosted over 400 guests and featured the Vandewark Miniature show sponsored by the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, as well as a live Quick draw and auction, followed by an awards ceremony.
The winning art pieces and the entire Western Spirit Art Show and Sale can be seen at the CFD Old West Museum through April 13, 2014 and online at www.oldwestmuseum.org.
The juried awards were presented in twelve categories:
Best of Show -
Year of the Great Drought by Caroline Norton of Medicine Lodge, KS.
Best Sculpture -
Vigilance by George Bumann of Yellowstone National Park, WY.
A Long Day by Andy Mast of Belle Rive, IL.
Best Watercolor -
Simple Life by Gayle Weisfield of Hood River, OR
Best Pastel -
Gloom of the Night by Sabrina Stiles of Longmont, CO.
Best Oil -
Waiting for Water by Roy Reynolds of Idaho Falls, ID.
Best Acrylic -
Cattle Study #1 by Jane Mueller of Denver, CO.
Best Mixed Media -
Back at it Again by Jimmy Devine of Laramie, WY.
Slopes by Megan Hesser of Cheyenne, WY.
Early Spring by Ginnie Madsen of Laramie, WY.
People’s Choice Award- TIE
Gasoline by Chloe West of Cheyenne, WY and Time Together by George Sanderson of Boulder, CO.
Southwest Art Magazine Award of Excellence (Awarded by Southwest Art Magazine)
Dust Devils by Amy Brackenbury Larsen of Livermore, CO
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