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  • Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street Columbus, OH, 43215 United States (map)

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Join William Matson and Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown, Sr. for an inside look into the life of famed Lakota war leader, Crazy Horse. Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy is a compelling addition to the body of works about Crazy Horse and the complicated and often conflicting events of that time period in American History.

In partnership with William Matson, the Edward Clown family, nearest living relatives to Crazy Horse, has recorded the family tales and memories told to them about their famous grandfather. In many ways, the oral history differs from what has become the standard and widely accepted biography of Crazy Horse. This will be Matson and the Clown family’s landmark 270th appearance as they travel across the United States and Europe. Prior to this, their story had not been told outside the family for over a century because the government had been hunting them since Crazy Horse was assassinated in 1877.

Floyd Clown, Sr., Doug War Eagle, and Don Red Thunder are the sole administrators and spokesmen of the Crazy Horse estate and often speak at historical gatherings and national parks about their family’s history. William Matson has produced and directed an award-winning video, Sitting Bull’s Voice, as well as two series about Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse. He has been working with the Crazy Horse family since 2001 to tell their story.

Individual Tickets

Regular: $26.25
Student/Senior: $21
At Door: $26.25

All tickets are non-refundable.

Author's Table Dinner
Interested in having dinner with William Matson and Floyd Clown, Sr.? Call 614-464-1032 x11 for tickets to the Author's Table Dinner. You will share a great meal with the authors, talk about their work in a more intimate setting, and get reserved seating at the event. The price for dinner is $51.25 and includes entry into the event. Click here for more information.

Columbus Arts and Culture Fee

As of July 1, 2019: Included in the total ticket price is a 5% arts and culture fee as required by the City of Columbus (this excludes tickets for events occurring outside the City of Columbus). The arts and culture fee provides public funds to support artists and arts/cultural organizations like Thurber House that educate and engage audiences of all ages. Click here for more information.

Earlier Event: October 2
Later Event: November 19