The Reel West
Open Now – Feb 3, 2019
Explore the fascinating impact of Hollywood Western movies and TV shows on shaping American identity and influencing American culture.
What is it: You won’t want to miss The Reel West, one of the museum’s most exciting exhibits. The Reel West includes exclusive film costumes worn by Hollywood stars, props, paintings, movie posters and images from the early silent Westerns to mid-20th-century classics up through today. Explore the role of Hollywood Westerns in shaping morality, diversity and American identity.
Who is it for: The Reel West appeals to casual movie fans, serious film buffs, those who remember iconic Westerns and those new to the genre. The Reel West offers something for everyone.
How to visit: See special exhibit Mon-Sat 10-5 p.m., and Sun 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Special exhibit is included with the cost of museum admission
Experience Hollywood in the heartland. Dine on Hors d’oeuvres, sip cocktails, and try tastey twists on classic movie snacks courtesy of Market Square Popcorn and Newfangled Confections, all while taking in a new perspective of Western film.
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Theater experience sponsored by: Frank N. & Patricia L. Owings
With Additional Support From: Russel Breeden & Katharine Walker | Ginger Merkel, in memory of Roger Merkel