THE PROJECT

 

 

“Historical Touring Exhibit” is the touring exhibit of the American Cowboy Museum.

 

This mobile experience travels to schools and community groups to educate and raise awareness of the rich cultural history that made Texas what it is today. This exhibit highlights the work of artists who documented the people and events of the 

time through journals, photographs and other historical items to include craft-making, quilt story displays, and the skills of horseback riding and roping of Black, Native and Vaqueros-Americans. 

 

In the exhibit, there are many items and photographs from famous and not-so-famous Black cowboys. These long overlooked materials tell perhaps for the first time the complete story and we recognize the importance of learning through touching, and reliving the experiences to help explain artifacts, photos and video about cowboy folklore. 

 

 

Historcal Touring Exhibit 

Your Donation Will Help With Our:

 

  • Children’s Storytelling: The West African tradition of the griot is brought to life with area celebrities and other guest storytellers sharing the oral history through song, dance and poetry. Children are engaged with interactive activities highlighting the history of the settling of the American Western Frontier as well as discussing the modern-day sport of rodeo and other cowboy & western heritage entertainment. 

 

  • Hands - On Interactive Activities: Students, as well as adults, can add to their educational experience by participating in a variety of interactive activities such as leather crafts, quilt making, dance, drum making, matching games, folk and traditional arts and craft along with scavenger hunts.

 

  • Petting Zoo: Mollie Stevenson’s parents began the traveling petting zoo in 1950s to give African Americans exposure to farm animals at a time in history when blacks were not permitted at the local zoo. Many urban children still have limited access to the learning opportunity provided by interacting with animals. The traveling petting zoo brings chicks and chickens, playful goats, ducks, our adorable peacocks, turkeys, peacocks, and our magnificent Watusi cattle right into the inner city for an unforgettable experience.

 

“We’re not looking for $1,000 from one place or $500 from another, just a constant stream of $5 or whatever people can afford and as often as they want to,” 

 

 

Please make your check payable to:

 

American Cowboy Museum

Located on the Taylor-Stevenson Ranch Area

11822 Almeda Road

Houston, Texas 77045

 

Or you may contribute right here on our website through Paypal. Click on the Donate button below.

Plan A Visit
Hours & Admission

Monday through Saturday

By Appointment Only Call 713-478-9677

 

 

Admissions

Group Rates/Children $9.00, Adults and Senior Citizens $10.00. Discover several different ways to donate; Click Here!

 

 

American Cowboy Museum 

Traveling Exhibit

 

Call today to schedule the American Cowboy Museum historical exhibits for your school or your next educational event, call 713-478-9677.

 

 

ACM gratefully acknowledges the support of our principal funders:

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American Cowboy Museum

American Cowboy Museum

Located on the Taylor-Stevenson Ranch Area

11822 Almeda Road

Houston, Texas 77045

713-478-9677

 

 

 

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It is the intention of the American Cowboy Museum® (the “Foundation”) that any funds raised will be expended and/or distributed consistent with the original intent and wishes of the donor. However, notwithstanding the foregoing, the Foundation reserves the right to use and/or distribute the funds raised in whatever manner it deems appropriate, if, after reasonable review, the Foundation determines in its sole discretion that such funds are needed and/or would be better utilized in others ways in furtherance of Foundation’s charitable mission.

 

• In-kind donations - we accept items of personal property for either addition to the permanent collection or for ultimate sale to fund our endowment. Examples of donations include common stock, wildlife trophies, cowboy or Native American collections, fine art, bronzes, vehicles, and other items of value.

 

**This agreement in no way entitles sponsor ownership and/or exclusive privileges in any way to sponsored  animal or ranch property. American Cowboy Museum accepts all liability, expressed and/or implied, for sponsored equine. 

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