Speakers Bureau

The National Cowboy Museum & Western Heritage Museum Speakers Bureau offers presentations on a variety of topics related to the American West, Western Heritage and the Cowboy, in addition to other business related topics. Members of the NCWHM Speakers Bureau provide lectures and talks to community groups and organizations. Oftentimes, speakers can tailor presentations to meet the needs of a particular group. For questions or to schedule a speaker, please use the email corresponding with the speaker.

An Overview of One of America's Treasures-The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum!
Speaker: Craig Clemons (cclemons@nationalcowboymuseum.org) /Jan Taylor (jtaylor@nationalcowboymuseum.org)
Length: 15-60 minutes

This colorful presentation will deliver the rich history of how the Cowboy Hall of Fame has been transformed into a national treasure/top tourist attraction in the area and why 11 million visitors have entered the doors for a dramatic impression of Cowboy/Western art, collections, artifacts, galleries and experiences. A modest charitable donation to the Museum's Educational fund is appreciated.

Seven Figure Capital Campaign
Speaker: Craig Clemons (cclemons@nationalcowboymuseum.org)
Length: 1-2 hours

This fact-based presentation will help audiences understand how to design, develop, launch and execute campaigns ranging from $1M to $300M. Mission critical topics include communications, committees, budgets, timelines, marketing/outreach, gift tables and the identification/qualification/cultivation/solicitation/stewardship cycle. A modest charitable donation to the Museum's Educational fund is appreciated.

Marketing to the Millennial!
Speaker: Craig Clemons (cclemons@nationalcowboymuseum.org)
Length: 20-60 minutes

This compelling presentation will help audiences understand how to market to age 11-34 consumers (34% of the workforce in 2014!) and understand how they use new and different ways to access information, make purchase decisions, connect socially, approach careers, balance work/leisure and experience life. A modest charitable donation to the Museum's Educational fund is appreciated.

A Musical and Visual Presentation featuring breathtaking Prix de West Art exhibited at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Speaker: Craig Clemons (cclemons@nationalcowboymuseum.org)
Length: 15-45 minutes

Craig will perform authentic (and even original) Cowboy songs (vocals and guitar) to accompany a stunning visual presentation of some of the best Western art in the country - direct from the annual Prix de West Invitational. The Prix de West exhibition and sale is the largest of its kind in North America (total value more than $5 million) and represents the top 100 artist in this genre. A modest charitable donation to the Museum's Educational fund is appreciated.

Other available speakers on General Museum Information, art shows and events

Don Reeves, Curator of Cowboy Culture (dreeves@nationalcowboymuseum.org)