Tyson Emborg

The Brinton Museum Launches Signature Lecture Series for 2015-16

BIG HORN, Wyo. (July 9, 2015) – The Brinton Museum and Sheridan College are co-hosting an educational Signature Lecture Series presented by historian Tyson Emborg, an American Government teacher at Sheridan High School with a passion for local history and family roots in the Little Goose Valley. The series will focus on the history of Sheridan County and life of Bradford Brinton, bringing to life a sense of place, a connection between time, people and history and what all this means to The Brinton Museum, its art and artifacts, and the people who support the institution.


The first in the series, “Warriors, Outlaws and Homesteaders: The Early History of the Little Goose Valley”, happens Thursday, July 23. All lectures will occur in The Brinton Museum’s new Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s third-floor Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery at 7 p.m. and are free to the public.

  • “Warriors, Outlaws and Homesteaders: The Early History of the Little Goose Valley” July 23, 2015
  • “The British Colonies: William Moncreiffe and the Quarter Circle A” September 24, 2015
  • “Bradford and Helen Brinton: Transformation of the Quarter Circle A Ranch” February 4 , 2016
  • “The Legacy of The Brinton Museum: A Look at the Collection and the Unique Connections it has to Sheridan County” April 7, 2016

The Brinton Museum is a fine arts institution devoted to preserving the art and history of the West. Located on the historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in the foothills of the majestic Bighorn Mountains, it features 19th, 20th and 21st century Western and American Indian Art in a setting that is art unto itself. The Brinton Museum experience includes Bradford Brinton’s Historic Ranch House, the Quarter Circle A Ranch gardens, grounds and outbuildings, and the new 24,000 square foot Forrest E. Mars Building, which has four galleries, a Museum Store and the Brinton Bistro, offering guests unobstructed 180-degree views of the Bighorn Mountains.