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Caballeros y Vaqueros -- Origin of Western Horse Cultures - Oklahoma City

Caballeros y Vaqueros -- Origin of Western Horse Cultures - Oklahoma City

September 14, 2019

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
https://nationalcowboymuseum.org/
(405) 478-2250
September 14, 2019 through January 5, 2020

This OH-sponsored exhibition offers visitors the chance to explore the European, native American, African and Islamic origins of the American Cowboy by paying particular attention to the development and artistry of the material culture associated iwth horsemanship in the Americaas. The origianl fusion of these culrutes in the territory of New Spain and later Mexico an the unique expression of these blended traditions in American horse cultures is the primary focus of the exhibition. 

The exhibition will combine art, artifacts, historical narrative and hands-on activities to convey the significance of multiple cultures in developing the Westen equestrian identity and material traditions. 

Call the museum for regular admission fees. Saturday morning programs for children and families are admission free. The Museum is free to all on Wide Open Wednesdays (16 weeks between August 7 and November 20).