The Culture of Celebrity: Buffalo Bill in England-Oscar Wilde in America

27feb6:30 pm8:30 pmThe Culture of Celebrity: Buffalo Bill in England-Oscar Wilde in AmericaFREE HISTORY PROGRAM

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Event Details

Celebrate Buffalo Bill’s Birthday in the historic Foss Auditorium!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is highly recommended to ensure a seat. For more information and to register for the program go to
https://tinyurl.com/BuffaloBill2023

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave will mark William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s birthday with a free history program entitled The Culture of Celebrity: Buffalo Bill in England-Oscar Wilde in America.

William “Buffalo Bill” Cody boasted about having tea with playwright and poet Oscar Wilde and his wife Constance at their home in London. Hear how a rare piece of ephemera in the museum’s collection inspired historian Gregory Hinton to research Cody’s time in England and Wilde’s lecture tour of America.

Gregory Hinton is a nationally renowned playwright, historian, and keynote lecturer. Hinton’s work explores diverse cultural themes and how they relate to the community-at-large. A son of the rural Rocky Mountain West, Hinton devotes his energies to Out West™, his national museum program series offering lectures, films, plays and gallery exhibitions dedicated to shining a light on LGBTQ history and culture in the American West.

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, at 987 ½ Lookout Mountain Road, is in Lookout Mountain Park and is part of Denver Parks and Recreation’s Denver Mountain Parks system. The park has breathtaking views of Golden and Denver. The museum is currently open Tuesdays through Sundays (closed Mondays) from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information call (720) 865-2160.

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Time

(Monday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm(GMT-07:00)

Location

Foss Auditorium of the American Mountaineering Center

710 10th St. Golden, CO