Whether it with a dusty cowboy on the range, a Native American on the plains, or calvalry troops on the parade grounds, the horse is inseparable from the history and image of the American West.

“Beauty & Strength: the Horse in Art” features objects from the museum’s permanent collection; traditional art, household items, children’s toys, and fashionable accessories that all feature the horse. Come and learn why horses were, and are, a popular subject matter in art. The exhibit will also feature activities and games that people of any age can enjoy.