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

Friday, June 8, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Enjoy exclusive trunk shows presented by The Museum Store featuring unique jewelry and apparel designs
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Prix de West is open to the public with Museum admission.
10:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
10:15 a.m.                                          Welcome

Natalie Shirley, President & CEO
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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

10:30 a.m. Prix de West Artist Panel “Finding My West”

Francois Koch, Mian Situ, and Kent Ullberg
with Randal M. Dutra, Moderator

11:30 a.m.       Seminar Luncheon*
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Author and Artist Book Signing
1:00 p.m.  “Artists at Large: How Painting the Unfamiliar Sharpens the Eye, Develops Artistry, and Begets Masters”

Andrew Peters, Prix de West Artist

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 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 9, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Enjoy exclusive trunk shows presented by The Museum Store featuring unique jewelry and apparel designs
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 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 T. Allen Lawson

2017 Prix de West Purchase Award Winner

11:00 a.m. Seminar Luncheon*
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.    Author and Artist Book Signing
Noon 2018 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 Joseph Bohler, G. Russell Case, Bruce R. Greene, and Sandy Scott. 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 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. Reservations required.

**See Rules of Sale