Traveling Exhibitions

Trailing the Year: The Human Landscape of Sheep Ranching in the American West

Sheep, dust, and herdersWorking with sheep is one of the last handcrafted occupations with ancient roots and traditions. While the business of sheep ranching has evolved, the fundamentals of raising sheep have remained much the same for thousands of years. Sheep herding and ranching provide a hands-on, independent life, where workers shape their daily existence according to the cycle of seasons that defines their work.