Story, Wyo — Local artist, Daniel Johansen will be showing a number of his paintings over the Valentine’s holiday at the Tunnel Inn in Story, Wyoming. Johansen has been painting full time since he retired from the construction business he had out in San Diego, California about five years ago. He’s already been accepted [...]
BUFFALO, WYO — The Kickstarter crowd funding campaign for the Cowboy Carousel Center was a great success, according to Arts Along the Bighorns President, Kitty Merrill. Merrill said the organization “raised 102% of the goal we set. In the end people were just coming forward and helping us finish strong. We are so thankful to [...]
Buffalo, WYO — The historic Cowboy Carousel that will be the “jewel in the crown” of the newly opened Cowboy Carousel Center in Buffalo’s Downtown Historic District got a somewhat unexpected honor yesterday (December 11th, 2012) when the Wall Street Journal put the historic carousel on their front page. The Cowboy Carousel was featured not [...]
An Early Christmas Present for the Buffalo Community – AAB Set to Close on Beutler’s as New Home for the Cowboy Carousel Nov. 30th
The Cowboy Carousel finally has its new home in the center of Buffalo’s historic district — thereby fulfilling the final wish of Emerson Scott who sold the Carousel to the BDA with a promise that a suitable home would be found for it in downtown Buffalo, Wyoming. Now it has that home. The Carousel Committee of the BDA, charged with finding that home and negotiating its purchase, settled on another historic building in Buffalo this past spring as the new home of the beloved Cowboy Carousel. The Carousel Committee’s Chair, Kitty Merrill, has just announced that a final closing date of November 30thwill bring the long process to a close
Just released today (October 18th, 2012) by an Ocean City, NJ news production team using Arts Along the Bighorns board member, Arnette Tiller, as executive producer is an historical short film about Buffalo’s Cowboy Carousel. The film focusses on the history of the carousel from it’s Ocean City days to it’s purchase by Emerson and Anne Scott in the late 1980s, and the new home they made for it in Buffalo, Wyoming.