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Peaks to Plains Design presented a Merit Award for Designing The Brinton Museum

Peaks to Plains Design was presented a Merit Award for general design last month by the Idaho/Montana Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects for The Brinton Museum’s Forrest E. Mars Jr. Building. Click READ MORE for more information.   Click HERE to see the…

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The Quarter Circle A Leather Shop

Jim Jackson and The Quarter Circle A Leather Shop were featured in the 2017 November/December issue of Leather Crafters & Saddlers Journal!  We are proud of Jim and fortunate to have him share his artistry and craftsmanship at The Brinton Museum. The Leather shop is open…

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Jim Jackson and the New Quarter Circle A Leather Workshop

Jim Jackson’s interview with The Sheridan Press reporter Hannah Sheely on retiring from King’s Saddlery to establish the new Quarter Circle A Leather Workshop at The Brinton Museum, an important addition to the museum’s educational programming made possible with the participation and commitment of this…

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The Brinton Museum is #4 in TRUE WEST Magazine’s TOP 10 Museums of the West 2017!

Just released in the September issue of TRUE WEST The Brinton Museum is officially #4 this year!  Here is the link to their website line-up and an excerpt from their press release on the selection of The Brinton Museum among the Top 10: The Brinton Museum Honored by…

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Western Art Collector

The Western Art Collector magazine’s July Issue reported in its Western Art News on the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association partnership with the museum and its “Spring Roundup with the TCAA” exhibition on display from mid-May to the end of July. For the complete article please click…

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The Brinton Museum is #2 in USA TODAY!

We asked 10Best readers to vote daily for their favorites, and the results are in. The top 10 winners in the category Best Wyoming Attraction are as follows: Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center – Lovell The Brinton Museum – Big Horn Sheridan Buffalo Bill Center of the West…

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Wyoming Public Radio: Brinton Museum Presents Canyons & Crescendos

On Thursday, Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m., The Brinton Museum presents Canyons & Crescendos: Music of the American West, an evening exploring the fascinating history of popular cowboy songs. Dr. Ariel Downing spoke with Wyoming Public Radio’s Micah Schweizer this week, discussing her lecture, the…

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How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

By MICAH SCHWEIZER • NPR In the reservation era, Blackfeet men adopted this Sioux-style warbonnet. The men who wore these early reservation warbonnets would not have actually worn them in war. At the foot of the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming, a century-old ranch plays host to…

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New Building And American Indian Art Collection Transform The Brinton Museum

By MICAH SCHWEIZER • WYOMING PUBLIC RADIO Here’s the story of how a museum nearly closed but instead reinvented itself with a brand new building and a major American Indian art collection. The new incarnation of the Brinton Museum in Big Horn opens to the public on Monday, June 15.…

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