Across Time & Territory
“Across Time and Territory: the National Ranching Heritage Center Story,” is a permanent exhibit covering the walls of the Christine DeVitt Gallery. Material in the exhibition is presented in a mural form with 3-D enhancements. Also in this area are two touch-screen monitors featuring attractive photographs of the structures in the historical park, presented in a virtual tour format, along with educational information about each building, available in both English and Spanish suitable for adults, children and wheelchair-restricted persons.
Faces of the NRHC
Noted American artist Paul Milosevich has turned his talent to painting everything from cars to clouds, but is portraits have earned him scores of commissions. The McKanna Gallery features portraits that Paul created several portraits of people who are special to the NRHC and its continued growth and development.
From Horse-drawn to Horsepower
This exhibit examines the transition from horse-drawn vehicles to motor vehicles and how that transition affected the lives of people in rural America – especially those who earned their living from ranching. The exhibit features different types of early automobiles and their horse-drawn equivalents as well as other artifacts related to “horseless carriages.” Opens August 17, 2013.
Hidden Views allows visitors a rare chance to see some art in the NRHC collection that is usually tucked away in the Boardroom, Library or other areas the general public does not often see. The art in this exhibit features many nationally and regionally-known artists.
Steady in the Saddle
An exhibit which uses stirrups from the NRHC collection to demonstrate a variety of stirrup styles from around the world. The exhibit also discusses the history of stirrups and their development.