Bucking the Odds: The Art of the Cowgirl


Betsy Fahlman, Ph.D.

It wasn’t until the advent of Wild West shows that working cowgirls became widely recognized. In this program, Betsy Fahlman, Ph.D. explores the ways in which cowgirls and their heritage are depicted in art, providing both historic context and insight into life on the frontier. Dr. Fahlman is a professor of art history at Arizona State University, specializing in American art, and is a member of the museum’s board of directors.

Included with museum admission; free to museum members.