The award also honors the book
The exhibit traced cowboys' roots from Spanish New Mexico through modern-day rodeos, movies, singers and ranch hands struggling through climate change. Special programming events included classic cowboy movie nights; panel discussions and presentations that focused on gay cowboys, Hispanic cowboys, Jewish cowboys and African American cowboys; musical performances; and a Wild West Weekend with re-enactors and demonstrators.
Parts of the popular exhibit live on. Cowboys: The Real Deal opens
The award will be presented during the association's annual meeting in
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