The West Through Other Eyes | Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, Shelburne Museum | Etc. | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice
This is a past event.

The West Through Other Eyes 

When: Sun., Oct. 14, 1-7 p.m. 2018
Phone: 802-985-3346
Price: $25-45.
Visit website
Some may envision the American cowboy as a heroic harbinger of justice and manhood, riding into town to fight bad guys and kiss good-looking women. A symposium held in conjunction with the Shelburne Museum exhibition “Playing Cowboy” takes a closer look at the myth of the cowboy and the complex history of the American West. The West Through Other Eyes includes a talk on the American Indian perspective, an illustrated discussion on the portrayal of Buffalo Bill in film and a gallery tour of the exhibition led by curator Kory Rogers. The thought-provoking program culminates in a concert by Carolina Chocolate Drops cofounder Dom Flemons featuring pieces from his latest album, Black Cowboys.

Other Upcoming Events at Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, Shelburne Museum

  • Harold Weston (Shows)

  • 'Johnny Swing: Design Sense' (Shows)

  • 'Mt. Philo Commune' & 'Peace Train to Beijing' (Film)


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.


Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2019 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation