Seminar & Event Schedule

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 invited scholars. The seminar luncheon is exclusive for Prix de West artists, Event Sponsors, Prix de West Society Members and Premium Package Purchasers.

Friday, June 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Enjoy exclusive trunk shows presented by The Museum Store. Shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from vendors, such as, Bohlin, Mary Teller, Pearls by Shari and TLC Fine Art Jewelry.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.
9:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast and Seminar Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m.                                          “Andy Warhol Did Western Art?”

Seth Hopkins, Executive Director
Booth Western Art Museum

10:30 a.m. “500 Years of Great Solutions in Animal Sculpture”

Walter T. Matia, Prix de West Artist

11:30 a.m.       Seminar Luncheon*
Noon Author and Artist Book Signing
1:00 p.m.  Prix de West Artist Panel

“How Did They Think That? The Questions and Curiosities that Drive Art”

Greg Beecham, Randal M. Dutra, Tim Shinabarger and Tucker Smith with Walter T. Matia, Moderator

6:00 p.m.                                Exclusive Preview Cocktail Reception*

Mix and mingle with Prix de West artists and fellow collectors while viewing art. 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 the Wilson Hurley Memorial Award for exceptional artistic merit for a landscape. 

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

Saturday, June 8, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Enjoy exclusive trunk shows presented by The Museum Store. Shop one-of-a-kind, handmade items from vendors, such as, Bohlin, Mary Teller, Pearls by Shari and TLC Fine Art Jewelry.
9:00 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. Artist Talk with Mian Situ

2018 Prix de West Purchase Award Winner

11:00 a.m. Seminar Luncheon*
11:30 a.m.  Author and Artist Book Signing
Noon 2019 Prix de West Purchase Award and Robert Lougheed Memorial 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 Charles Fritz, Oreland C. Joe Sr., Howard Post and Kyle Sims. Observe, ask questions and learn in this informal setting with these exceptional artists.

5:30 p.m. Museum Reopens with Cocktails in the Galleries

Black-tie Optional

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 Dinner

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. Reservations required.

**See Rules of Sale