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.
The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 and will re-open on
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:00 am. Happy Easter!
Legacy Brick Project
Plenty of names have left their mark on Cheyenne history – Now it’s your turn!
Become a historic part of the CFD Old West Museum! A personalized brick is the perfect gift for any Western History fan. Reserve an engraved brick for yourself, family and friends. Pay tribute to your favorite contestant or volunteer, honor a loved one or make your mark by leaving your own personal message on a brick prominently displayed at the front entrance to the CFD Old West Museum.
This new brick landscape is a project that is expanding to create an area where Museum friends and family can place their mark on history - a place visitors can go and reflect. Construction will begin this spring by Harold F. Johnson Masonry.
Your name and personal message can be etched and preserved into a legacy brick! Contributions raised through the Museum’s Legacy Brick Project will go towards supporting Museum operations in the areas of education, exhibits and collections.
Single 4” x 8” Bricks with 3 lines of 16 characters each can be purchased for $100
(A Tax Deductible amount of $50). Duplicate Bricks available for $50 as a personal keepsake.
Double 8” x 8” Bricks with 6 lines of 16 characters each can be purchased for $200
(A Tax Deductible amount of $100). Duplicate Bricks available for $100 as a personal keepsake.
For more information, please contact us at
(307) 778-7290 or email us at email@example.com
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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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