Western Spirit Art Show & Sale
Opening Night Reception & Western Art Seminar: Saturday March 2, 2019
Exhibit Runs Saturday March 2, 2019 – April 14, 2019
This Saturday, March 2, 2019 the 38th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale opens. This show features over 400 original pieces of Western art from artists all over the country.
The Art Show kicks off with an opening reception the evening of March 2. Museum members will be admitted at 5 p.m. for a member-only preview and Buy-it-Now, where all pieces, including the popular miniatures, can be purchased at a 25 percent premium before the sale opens to the ticketed public at 6 p.m. 35 percent of each piece of artwork sold and opening night reception ticket directly benefit the Museum.
Opening night festivities feature a Quick Draw, where six artists create an original piece of art from scratch that are auctioned off at the end of the evening. Other components include live entertainment, and complimentary full bar, and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
A Western Art Seminar will be conducted on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., which includes a continental breakfast and lunch. This seminar is a great professional development and networking opportunity for artists which covers five different sessions including presentations and demonstrations by the exhibit jurors and art professionals. This year’s presenters are Linda Lillegraven, an artist from Laramie, WY; Nicole Crawford, curator of the UW Art Museum; Rose Frederick, curator of the Coors Art Show in Denver; Eric Trowbridge, CEO of the Array School of Design and Technology; and the Michael Kassel, Museum Curator.
For more information about the Show and Seminar, please call 307-778-7289 or visit us online at www.oldwestmuseum.org.
What: 38th Annual Western Spirit Art Show & Sale Opening Reception & Western Art Seminar
Where: CFD Old West Museum – 4610 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
When: Opening Reception: March 2, 2019; Exhibit Runs to April 14, 2019; Western Art Seminar: March 2, 2019
Time: Opening Reception: 5:00pm for members, 6 p.m. for ticketed public. Western Art Seminar: 8:30 a.m. -2:45 p.m.
Cost: Opening Reception: $45 for Museum Members, $55 for Non-Members, $65 at the door; Western Art Seminar: $35 for Museum Members, $45 for Non-Members; $55 at the door
How: Tickets to the Opening Reception can be purchased by calling 307-778-7290 or visiting https://westernspiritartshow.org/
Contact: Megan Hesser, megan.hess[email protected], 307-778-7289