Peter D. Parks was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer Award at the 2003 Academy Awards for his work on Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure.
THE NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME
Receive HALF PRICE admission to the National Cowgirl Museum with paid exhibit admission to the Museum of Science and History. Museum of Science and History members get in FREE!
The National Cowgirl Museum is much more than memorabilia. Live the cowgirl experience through interactive exhibits, sweeping film presentations, and intriguing stories from the past and present that everyone – from ages 2 to 102 – will enjoy. Half price entry is included with Fort Worth Museum of Science and History paid exhibit admission. Museum members are free. For more information www.cowgirl.net
The Hall of Fame
A storied tapestry, the cowgirl’s tale unfolds in the Hall of Fame. Here you can explore the distinguished lives of the honorees via one of two large touch-screen electronic “yearbooks.”
A Movie in Glass
Located between the first and second floors, you’ll discover 12 different Lifetiles -- murals made of hand-blown glass that change as you move around. Come wander through and experience famous cowgirls, trick roping, bronc riding and a few surprises!
“Spirit of the Cowgirl”
A starting point for the Museum experience, this beautifully filmed 8-minute presentation introduces you to the many faces of the cowgirl.
Kinship with the Land
The cowgirl’s spirit seems to stretch as far as the horizon! Embark on a sweeping journey in the film, “Closer to the Land,” then explore the cowgirl’s complex relationship with the land. From working with animals on the ranch to preserving the land, you’ll experience the wide-open spaces of the West.
Into the Arena
From the glory of the spotlight to life outside the chutes, share in the victories and heartaches of cowgirls and follow their stories from the rodeo arena to the racetrack. Thrill to “Great Rides,” a multi-screen movie that captures some of the greatest arena images and events. Don’t miss your own eight seconds on the bucking bronc!
Claiming the Spotlight
Discover the tremendous influence of cowgirls on pop culture: from matinee idols to musicians, from television stars to the cowgirls portrayed in literature and advertising. See some “Reel Cowgirls” then claim the spotlight by posing in your very own movie poster.
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