National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame’s 2023 Induction Details

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (Oct. 18, 2023) – The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will welcome five Inductees and three award winners at the 47th Annual Induction Luncheon and Ceremony. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 at Dickies Arena.

The incoming Hall of Fame members represent a wide range of cowgirls. The Induction class of 2023 includes Mary Fields, Meggan Hill-McQueeney, Annie Reynolds, Gladys Roldán-de-Moras, and Kendra Santos.

The Patsy Montana Entertainer Award recipient is Lainey Wilson and the Mitzi Lucas Riley Award recipients are Lorene Agather and Sainty Nelsen.

“We are excited to announce the 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees. Each year we marvel at the talent, strength and leadership of each of the women chosen, and this year is no exception. Their accomplishments are unparalleled, and they are a great inspiration to all,” said the Museum’s Executive Director Patricia Riley.

These Inductees will join 247 cowgirls in the Hall of Fame. The Museum proudly celebrates living and deceased Honorees who represent diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures. Many of the Honorees are nationally and internationally recognized artists or writers, champions and competitive performers, entertainers, ranchers or trailblazers and pioneers.

The Museum is pleased to announce the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo as the presenting sponsor of the 47th Annual Induction Luncheon and Ceremony.

We invite media and publications to cover this event. If media is interested in attending the event, please contact the Director of Public Engagement Elise Wade at to reserve a spot. You must have a reservation to attend as media. Inductees may be available for interviews on-site.

Reserve your tables now for the Induction Luncheon and Ceremony. If you are interested in being more involved with the Induction festivities, consider sponsoring the event. Click here for table and ticket information Email for more information.

About the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience and independence that helped shape the West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire. Established in 1975, the Museum is considered an invaluable national educational resource for its exhibits, research library, rare photograph collection. In 2019, the Museum opened the Kit Moncrief Galleries and It’s Never Just a HorseTM exhibition. Located at 1720 Gendy Street Fort Worth, Texas 76107. Hours of operation are Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon – 5 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults (12+); $9 for seniors (65+) and military; $6 for children (ages 3-12) and children 3 and under with paid admission. For more news and information visit or call 817.336.4475 and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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Director of Public Engagement Elise Wade 817.509.8969