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Sep 7

Arizona Humanities Lecture: Cowboys and Cowgirls: Icons of the American West

Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 AM

Prescott Public Library
215 E. Goodwin St.
Prescott, AZ 86303

Betsy Fahlman, Professor of Art History at Arizona State University, presents an overview of the symbol of the American cowboy, whose image was first defined by painters Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The influence of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show on mythic cowboy and cowgirl culture will also be shared, in addition to Arizona's contribution to these chronicles. Funding provided by the Friends of the Prescott Public Library. Additional funding provided by the Arizona Humanities Council.

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