Seminar & Event Schedule

Friday, June 9, 2017

Opening Weekend events require reservations unless noted.

Prix de West Seminars

The Museum is excited to announce Prix de West Seminars are free to the public with Museum admission. Enjoy art-related presentations by Prix de West artists and an invited scholar. The seminar luncheon is exclusive for Prix de West artists, Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members, and Premium Package Purchasers.

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.
10:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
10:15 a.m.                                          Welcome

Eric Singleton, Curator of Ethnology
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

10:30 a.m. “Artistic Friendships and Peer Pressure in American Art”

Catherine Whitney, Chief Curator, Curator of American Art
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma

11:30 a.m.       Seminar Luncheon*
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Author and Artist Book Signing
1:00 p.m.  Prix de West Artist Panel “Have Paint, Will Travel”

Scott Burdick, G. Russell Case, Josh Elliott, Jeremy Lipking, and Susan Lyon

6:00 p.m.                                Prix de West Preview Reception*

Mix and mingle with Prix de West artists and fellow collectors while viewing art and enjoying cocktails. Cocktail Attire.

7:30 p.m.  Awards Dinner*

Program includes presentation of the Frederic Remington Painting Award, Major General and Mrs. Don D. Pittman Wildlife Award, James Earle Fraser Sculpture Award, Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award, Donald Teague Memorial Award for exceptional artistic merit for a work on paper, and new this year for outstanding landscape, the Wilson Hurley Memorial Award.                                                                     

*Available exclusively for Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members, Premium Package Purchasers and Prix de West artists.

 Visit the Roja Collection by Ann Tobias and Canoe Accessories Trunk Show
in The Museum Store 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Opening Weekend events require reservations unless noted.

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.

10:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
10:00 a.m. “What Representational Painting Is”

David A. Leffel, Prix de West Artist

11:00 a.m. Seminar Luncheon*
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    Author and Artist Book Signing
Noon 2017 Robert Lougheed Memorial Award and Prix de West Purchase Award Winners Announced
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Prix de West Artist Demonstrations 

Open to the public with Museum admission. Enjoy an up close and personal view with Gerald Balciar, Brent Cotton, Sonya Terpening, and Morgan Weistling. Observe, ask questions, and learn in this informal setting with these exceptional artists.

5:00 p.m. Museum Reopens with Cocktails in the Galleries

Business Casual or Western Attire

6:30 p.m. Fixed-Price Draw for Art Begins with First Horn**

Three names posted, first name may claim art

7:00 p.m. Second Horn**

Second name eligible to purchase unsold art

7:20 p.m. Third Horn**

Third name eligible to purchase unsold art

7:30 p.m. Double Horn**

Unsold art available on a first-come, first-served basis

7:30 p.m. Live Auction and Closing Celebration Begins

Enjoy food and live entertainment while celebrating the success of this year’s Prix de West Opening Weekend. The Jackie L. Coles Buyers’ Choice Award will follow the live auction.

*Available exclusively for Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members, Premium Package Purchasers and Prix de West artists.

**See Rules of Sale

 Visit the Roja Collection by Ann Tobias and Canoe Accessories Trunk Show
in The Museum Store 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.