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Charles M. Russell: Storyteller Across Media

Explore the art and soul of the American West through the artwork and reflections of famed “cowboy artist” Charles Marion Russell. This 360-degree exploration delves into the artists subjects from his early days telling stories around the campfire as a night herder, to spinning yarns for guests on pack rides through national parks.


Many know the bald eagle as America’s national bird. But what animal was recently named America’s first national mammal?
Here’s a hint: it’s near-sighted, you can judge its mood by its tail, and it has been around since prehistoric times.


Bison, also known as buffalo


There are 278 buffalo medallions that line the exterior and interior of the Sid Richardson Museum.

Bison are a common theme within Western art. How many did you see when you took the tour?