Adult Programs

Adult Programs

The SCHS&M offers several programs for adults through the year. Programs focus on different topics related to local and regional history. A description of each program is below. Please check our calendar for a current list of upcoming programs.  All of the Museum’s adultprograms are offered at no cost unless otherwise noted. If you have any questions please contact Curator of Education.

Relaxed is the basis for Casual Conversations in History. These monthly programs are co-hosted with the Hub on Smith from September through May. Moderated by local historian Helen Laumann, Conversations looks at different aspects of Sheridan County History. Past topics include the “History of the Bighorn Mountains,” “Railroads of Sheridan County,” and “Prohibition in Sheridan County.”

Casual Conversations in History are held at in the Community Room at Hub on Smith (unless otherwise posted) on the second Wednesday of each month from September through May. Conversations begin at 10:30 am and are open to the public at no cost.

One the Museum’s longest running programs,the Evening Program Series hosts guest presenters on a range of local and regional topics. EPS programs are held during the fall, winter, and spring months. Past programs include “History of the Wrench Ranch” by Jane Rice and “Songs of the Open Range” by Rex Rideout. Please check our calendar for upcoming programs. All EPS programs are open to the public at no cost unless otherwise noted.
Upcoming Programs:

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Want to walk in the footprints of history? Join the Museum for a historical trek. These special excursions take visitors outside to historic sites, battlefields, and other points of interest. Past treks include the Rosebud Battlefield, and along the Black Diamond Trail. There is a ticket fee for historical treks. Check our calendar for information on upcoming treks.

Join Museum Director John Woodward for guided tours of the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery. With over 20,000 burials dating back to the 1880s, visitors can learn about the history of Sheridan County through the lives of the people who once called it home. Tours are held in late September and early October, weather depending. The Museum’s Cemetery Tours is a ticketed activity with limited space. Check in after Labor Day for more information and upcoming dates.