Buffalo Bill Memorial Association
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Arts & Culture
Location: 720 Sheridan Ave. Cody WY 82414 USA
The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is the world’s leader in presenting authentic interpretation and compelling experiences about the American West.
Through our ideas, collections, and programs, we educate and entertain worldwide audiences about the past, present, and future of the American West.
In all that we do,
In all that we say,
And to all whom we serve,
We obligate ourselves to value:
Our employees as respected colleagues;
Our supporters as esteemed associates;
Our visitors as welcomed guests;
Our scholarship as impeccably sound;
Our collections as irreplaceable treasures;
Our professional ethics as our aspiration;
Our community as our mainstay;
Our environment as a resource to be nurtured and sustained;
Our challenges as opportunities;
Our successes as shared triumphs;
Our failures as lessons learned.
Programs: As a collections based educational institution, theHistorical Center's programs actively interpret itspermanent and temporary exhibitions to enhance audienceexperience. Annual public programs, designed to advanceknowledge of the American West, include: Cowboy Songs andRange Ballads, held in early April; Larom Summer Instituteof Western American Studies, held 4 weeks in June/July;Plains Indian Powwow, held in late June; Frontier Festival,held in mid-July; Western Film Series, held from earlyJuly through mid-August; and Plains Indian Seminar, held inlate September. Thirty-seven lending programs serve as anextension of the Center in public/private schools as wellas nursing homes, scout camps, other museums and libraries.
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